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The Rocks

Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8500
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The Rocks Walking Tour: the Original Guided Walking Tour of The Rocks
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“historic area” (129 reviews)
“weekend market” (100 reviews)
“street market” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Rocks
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+61 2 9240 8500
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"historic area"
in 129 reviews
"weekend market"
in 100 reviews
"street market"
in 65 reviews
"circular quay"
in 452 reviews
"lots of history"
in 99 reviews
"art galleries"
in 74 reviews
"walking tour"
in 126 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 81 reviews
"walk around"
in 115 reviews
"opera house"
in 350 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 80 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 68 reviews
"visiting sydney"
in 81 reviews
"sydney harbour"
in 101 reviews
"settlement"
in 100 reviews
"stroll"
in 292 reviews
"australia"
in 389 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a Sunday must do especially if you love just taking your Time & browsing. Some great unique stalls here in a beautiful setting in some of Sydney’s history. Located close to the Harbour Bridge actually underneath it ! After doing some shopping there...More

Thank O4215FVsusan
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Reviewed today

Would recommend to others. Staff very helpful and friendly. This hotel is full of history and is ideally located in The Rocks area. Close to circular quay and central city. Hop on hop off bus stop is a 5 minute walk. Handy to dozens of...More

Thank garyandmads
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Reviewed today via mobile

Love staying in The Rocks on my visits to Sydney. You’re in the heart of all the harbor activity and there is so much to do. Walk and explore everywhere. You are within walking distance to restaurants, bars, shopping, open air markets, the opera house,...More

Thank marylynmoore
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wander through the rocks, walk the cobblestones of The Nurses Walk, wander through our early history.

Thank Fay R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything looks awesome in this area would be fun to live in or stay in a hotel in this area. It is a little pricey but the restuarants are good and there is so much to do.

1  Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is an entire range of things to do and see here in the Rocks. There are museums, some with an entry fee and others free, galleries large and small, markets, restaurants, pubs and walking trails. There is the full range of Australia’s modern history...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a fun little place to spend some time. Plenty of historic building and shops galore. The only downside was getting there with the construction fences from the new mass transit lines. It was worth it though for the ambiance and history.

Thank Colo_Traveler05
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Sydney (The Rocks) is full of history and old structures. All is very well maintained with tons of restaurants, bars and shops everywhere. Wonderful area to visit and see history preserved. People are very friendly and all is kept very clean. No worries strolling...More

Thank BajaMike
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you were looking for somewhere to do a pub crawl I’d send you directly to The Rocks! It’s a really old but cool part of town that holds a lot of Sydney’s history! There are a lot of pubs in and around the Rocks,...More

Thank fromsydwithlove
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love walking through the Rocks area and seeing all the original cottages, pubs and business establishments. It is great that this whole area has been preserved and kept pristine for everyone to visit. From around Observatory Hill area to the waterfront down to Circular Quay,...More

Thank Lesley C
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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Michael F
27 December 2017|
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Response from PrincessBV | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, not sure abiut small/boutique hotels in the rock area. Take a look at the Radisson Hotel which is a nice walk down to the rocks, however this is not a small boutique hotel but you will not be disappointed.
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Engeline M
16 April 2017|
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Response from carolzd | Reviewed this property |
I believe it runs each day throughout the year. It's well worth doing. Have a great time in Sydney!
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julge0
31 December 2016|
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Response from wazjamac | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Experience all the excitement of Sydney, Australia’s famous harbour city, and the capital of NSW with the Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Explorer - Sydney’s only Hop-On Hop-Off tourist bus service.
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