A small park next to Dawes Point Park with perfect views of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Getting To Hickson Road Reserve, The Rocks

Where Is It?

Conveniently enough, Hickson Road Reserve is located on Hickson Road, right next to the southern side of the Harbour Bridge. It is about a 20 minute walk from Circular Quay train station or ferry wharf, and there is a small car park nearby.


The address is Hickson Road, The Rocks, NSW, 2000


There is a small parking section on Hickson Road and limited streetside parking nearby. Paying is metered and not available on NYE.


Google Maps Link – Hickson Road Reserve | The Rocks

Things To Do

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Hickson Road Reserve is not accessible on New Year’s Eve, but nearby Dawes Point Tar Ra Park is accessible.

Photography – Harbour

An impressive spot to see some of the best the Harbour city has to offer. Watch ferries shuttle commuters to and fro, while seagulls swoop around sailing boats until the Opera House lights up by evening.

Dawes Point Cannons

Discover some of Sydney’s colonial history, several cannons remain on the hill at Dawes Point Tar Ra Park nearby.

Hickson Road Reserve Sydney


  • Food

    Plenty of places to grab a bite to eat nearby, with cafes lining the harbourside of the walkway and pubs and restaurants at The Rocks.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are public bins at various intervals along the harbour.

  • Toilets

    There are toilets nearby where George Street meets Lower Fort Street, directly beneath the bridge.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs are welcome in the park but should remain on leash.

  • Can I lock my bike up

    No bike lock ups, but Hickson Road is very bike friendly.


Dawes Point Cannons Sydney

Dawes Point Tar Ra Park | Dawes Point

Right next to Hickson Road Reserve, Dawes Point Tar Ra Park is right beneath the bridge.

Barangaroo Reserve Park Sydney City

Barangaroo Reserve | Sydney City

The city’s newest public green space is controversial, filed with neatly arranged flora if a little boring.

Mrs Macquarie's Chair

Mrs Macquarie’s Chair | The Domain

Another fantastic spot to watch the fireworks located at the tip of the city’s largest green space

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