If you’re looking to explore one of Sydney’s most vibrant neighborhoods, you’ll find there are many things to do in The Rocks, Sydney.

As I walked the cobblestoned streets and stepped into museums housed in old sandstone buildings, the stories of our unusual history enthralled me and my love affair with The Rocks began.

Things to Do in The Rocks Sydney

Despite being full of historical attractions, it’s considered the birthplace of Sydney and the White Australia colony.

Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)

The museum is not only filled with incredible pieces of artwork and sculptures, but it’s also an architectural gem located on the Circular Quay in Sydney’s CBD.

Learn at the Rocks Discovery Museum

Spend some time on the three floors in this restored 1850s warehouse learning more about the history of the area and the stories of those who lived there during the early years of white Australia.

Shop at The Rocks Markets

Set amid the sandstone and cobbles, the colorful markets have grown to include more than 200 eclectic stalls.

Star gaze at the Sydney Observatory

Millions of stars in the Southern Sky await your gazing eyes through high-powered telescopes and screening in the 3D space theatre.

Admire the views with a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

The Bridgeclimb Sydney is not cheap but might be one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you are happy to break your budget for.

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