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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have walked these lanes many times but interesting always to take a look at the area, created in 1979 in the Rocks to commemorate the nurses that walked between the two hospitals that operated between 1788 and 1816. The nurses apparently were selected from convicts...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The nurses walk has several plaques explaining the history and significance. The passage is a footpath and shortcut from the harber to the higher buildings on the Rock

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Short walk in a little passage. Worth reading about how the first two hospitals came about. Plaques explaining it are on the walls.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Any tour is going to bring you through the Nurses Walk or if you spend an hour or two walking through them, you are bound to come across it by yourself. It's good to realize you are walking the path that most of the first...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MelissaPeery
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

A narrow street with gift shops and restaurants. Good place for hangout. But not worth making an effort to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nouzab
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nurses walk is part of the history of old Sydney town. Not great deal to see. A lot of plaques and signage. Still worth visiting and think of what happened in years gone by and the poor care of the convicts. See pictures for the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Frank M
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Find all the little walks, lanes and stairways around the rocks for memorable tour of this historic area. The nurses walk is just that. Find the hidden markets for some lunch too.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank T9476SPjeffs
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The Nurses Walk is located in the Rocks neighborhood of Sydney. The Nurses Walk was created in honor of the nurses that worked long hours from 1788 to 1816. This walk was fun to navigate and see everything. There were some info panels that explained...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are walks you pay for but we just walked and looked at the site's, to us not worth paying for, if you go into the information place not far from the walk, you can pick up a leaflet on historic walks.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cumbrianradioham
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The nurses walk winds through the streets and stairs of the Rock, and if someone thinks this is the route the nurses used to go to the hospital, they're wrong. In 1979 the Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority appointed this path for the memory and respect...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank stinkwink
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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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