You can’t miss it

Getting here

It’s easy to get to The Rocks. In fact, you can’t miss it!  The Rocks is just a short stroll from the city's two most recognisable landmarks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.
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Getting Here
It’s easy to get to The Rocks. In fact, you can’t miss it! The Rocks is just a short stroll from the city's two most recognisable landmarks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It is also just around the corner from the Circular Quay transportation hub and a short walk from Wynyard railway station. The Rocks extends from the harbour in the north and east, to Kent Street in the west, and Grosvenor Street in the south.
The Rocks is easily accessible by bicycle. Several bike racks are located around the perimeter of the precinct. 
For buses travelling through the CBD along Elizabeth Street, get off the bus at Bridge Street and head north to The Rocks. Visit transportnsw.info


Parking in The Rocks

Paid street parking is available in The Rocks on Harrington, Cumberland, Argyle, Essex and Gloucester Street. 
We encourage you to check parking signs and follow instructions as parking rates and time limit restrictions vary. 

​There are also a number of secure, conveniently-located parking stations in The Rocks:

Wilson Parking, Quay West
Wilson Parking, Clocktower
Wilson Parking, 155 George Street
 

How to pay for parking

You can pay for parking using the ticketless parking meters installed within The Rocks. 

You can also  pay via the “Park’npay mobile appThe app is an exciting NSW Government initiative which is being trailed in a small number of areas in Sydney, including The Rocks. 

Find out more about Park’npay

 

Motorcycle and scooter parking areas

Motorcycle and scooter riders don't need to pay at any of the parking meters in our local area.

Simply park as you usually would but remember to observe the time restrictions.

 

Electric vehicle parking areas 

Designated paid parking and charging station for electric vehicles will be available in late 2019. Located on Argyle Street, near Harrington Street, these ticketed spaces will be will be available for up to four hours. 

 

Permits for residents 

Eligible residents can apply for a parking permit which exempts their vehicle from time limit restrictions and parking meter rates where the signage includes the words “permit holders excepted”. Residents can apply for parking permits for area 16 through the City of Sydney website.

 

Special events 

Please note that certain events within the precinct may limit the availability of parking spaces within the precinct due to road closures or increased traffic.

 

Contact

Questions about parking? Contact us via email PMNSW@cbre.com.au or phone 1300 275 223.

 

Catch a ferry to Circular Quay and you’re only a short stroll away. Visit transportnsw.info
The Rocks is an easy, 15-minute downhill stroll from Town Hall station, 10-minutes from Wynyard station and a two-minute walk from Circular Quay. The main entry point to The Rocks is via George Street. If you’re walking from Darling Harbour, you can take Hickson Road via Walsh Bay, or Kent and Argyle streets through Millers Point.
You’ll find taxi ranks on George Street near Playfair Street, on George Street at the Metcalfe Arcade, at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, and Alfred Street at Circular Quay.
Take the train to Circular Quay, head in the direction of Sydney Harbour Bridge, and you're only a stroll away. If you’re coming from Wynyard station, walk north down George Street towards the harbour and you’ll be here in 10 minutes. Visit transportnsw.info