"The Rocks" Rocks Tip by shrimp56

Rocks, Sydney: 92 reviews and 151 photos


The Rocks is the place where the first convict ships landed in Australia. This is supposed to be the first building. It used to be shameful to admit that your forebearers were common English criminals, but now it's considered very chic to be 'First Fleet'. I have a good friend down in Canberra who is 'FF' on BOTH sides of the family! He looks fine to me:)

Address: New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Directions: The Rocks is on the other side of the 'U' from the opera house.
Phone: 61 2 9240 8500
Website: http://www.therocks.com/

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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