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Excellent place to watch fireworks..

Good location to watch the NYE fireworks , less crowded than the other ticketed venues - It is at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
367rajas
Stunning scenery

You could sit here all day and just watch the world go by with the most breath taking scenery. If... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
RobynP719
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Hickson Road | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location to watch the NYE fireworks , less crowded than the other ticketed venues - It is at the end of the ROCKS and good 20 minute walk to nearest train station ( Wynyard)

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

You could sit here all day and just watch the world go by with the most breath taking scenery. If you are on your own or a couple or a family this is a place you can go and really take in the scenery and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RobynP719
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I went to this place for sunrise photo shooting. It was really a perfect location for people who love sunrise in the city, what's more with the Sydney Opera House as a background. There were a few professional photographers standby for the same reason.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosemary6015
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Prime, green location to watch the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, specially during Vivid! It's a shame that there's no seats close to the water available. During winter this means sitting somewhere cold, if you just wanna relax for a while, and take some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gustavo H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A great place for a stroll up and down the foreshore. Lots to see in terms of views. Many people enjoying a picnic. Delightful.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 22 November 2017

So close to the theatres and cafes on Hickson Road and this is a good stop on the way there. Great views of the harbour and north shore and so relaxing yet so close to the CBD

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Am more familiar with the other side of the bridge looking across to the city and Opera House etc. This was a wonderful surprise, stayed at Pier One and enjoyed a stunning environment with wonderful walks. Wonderful aspect looking across the harbour and bridge through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely walk around this reserve. Beautiful views and well maintained grounds. Very peaceful and nice to have a picnic here.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank traveller77722
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very quick and nice to set under Harbor Bridge and have a coffee in winter evening and see the nice view

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank anurag03
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Not only is this a great walk around from Circular Quay but it is also a fantastic place to sit and watch the daily life of Sydney Harbour happen in front of you. Have only visited during the day but will be planning a night...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tony W
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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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