Where is The Rocks?
The Rocks village is located at the northern end of Sydney’s CBD (Central Business District) and is easily accessible by all modes of transportation.
Where is The Rocks Walking Tours office? Where do the Daily Tours depart from & finish?
Our Daily Tours depart from & finish at The Rocks Walking Tours’ Office, conveniently located in the heart of The Rocks:
Clocktower Square, Shop 4a
Cnr Argyle & Harrington St, The Rocks
You can find us on google maps.
What language are the tours conducted in?
All our tours are conducted in English. We welcome interpreters to accompany non-English speaking visitors to join our tour and translate.
What should I wear?
It always pays to be prepared, we suggest wearing comfy shoes, bring a bottle of water, and pack all weather gear appropriate to the day (umbrella, raincoat, jacket, hat, sunscreen etc.)
What happens if it rains?
Our tours are conducted in all weather; rain or shine. For your comfort, umbrellas are provided for use whilst on the tour if the day becomes inclement.
How strenuous is the tour?
Our tours are conducted at a relaxed and easy pace, with consideration given to any participant’s special needs. The distance covered is approximately two kilometres, and this leisurely stroll pauses often to take in many of the significant sites and to recount interesting facts about the area.
As it is a heritage area, we do encounter a few flights of stairs (please refer below regarding Wheelchair & Pram Access) and some uneven pathways. If you have any concerns regarding your ability to undertake our tour due to medical reasons or your level of fitness, please inform our guide prior the tour’s departure so we can ascertain whether this activity would be suitable.
How do I get to The Rocks?
Here is some helpful information so as to assist you in locating our Office and the departure point for our Daily Tours:
By Foot. The best idea would be to make you way to George Street, which runs north-south the distance of the City of Sydney and is the best most direct approach into the area.
Once in The Rocks, the first intersection you will come across is George and Argyle Streets, turn right into Argyle staying on the right hand side where you will come across Harrington Street and a pedestrian crossing that will deliver you to the entrance of Clocktower Square. Our office can be found on the ground floor inside the centre on your right
By Public Transport: The Rocks area is well serviced by all modes of Public Transport (buses, ferries and trains) with Circular Quay only a leisurely 10 minute stroll to our offices.
For further information as to the best mode of transport from where you are travelling and its schedule please contact the Public Transport Infoline by phone on 131 500 or visit https://transportnsw.info/
By Private Vehicle: Within The Rocks area all on street parking is metered, so if you were planning a day in The Rocks and intend coming by private vehicle it may be worthwhile investigating the parking stations in the area. The closest car park to our office is located in the Clocktower Building at 55 Harrington Street, The Rocks and is operated by Wilson Parking. Please access their website for the location, current rates and hours of operation.
Would the tour be suitable for wheelchairs/ prams?
Tours are conducted with a slightly modified route so as to be wheelchair/ pram friendly; we kindly ask if we can be made aware of this at the time of booking or, if possible, prior to the tour’s departure.