Destination guide

Travel to lively The Rocks

Take a vacation to The Rocks and enjoy the area's opera, museums and entertainment. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this city is both romantic and welcoming. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in The Rocks

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that The Rocks has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Luna Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Taronga Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of The Rocks

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, The Rocks is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Barangaroo Reserve (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • The Domain (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Walsh Bay (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Cook + Phillip Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around The Rocks

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around The Rocks?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,314 vacation rentals near The Rocks. From 932 Houses to 2,138 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near The Rocks for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to The Rocks?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in The Rocks:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,190 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 142 vacation rentals
  • Chatswood CBD: 59 vacation rentals
  • Kings Cross: 272 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 391 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to The Rocks?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in The Rocks. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Darling Harbour: 1,540 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,483 vacation rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,688 vacation rentals
  • Australia Square: 3,984 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,101 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Rocks listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in The Rocks?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 932 Houses in The Rocks. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in The Rocks include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,138 rentals available
  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in The Rocks?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 798 vacation rentals with pool available in The Rocks. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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