The average price of a 7-day trip to The Rocks is $1,857 for a solo traveler, $3,335 for a couple, and $6,253 for a family of 4. The Rocks hotels range from $52 to $167 per night with an average of $88, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $460 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sydney International Airport (SYD) are between $1,121 and $1,938 per person for economy flights and $3,518 to $6,081 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $40 to $83 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit The Rocks, NW, AU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SYD and stay in a The Rocks hotel:

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in The Rocks is usually mid to late August.

 

Average The Rocks Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit The Rocks for a week is $1,236-$2,853($177-$408 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $83 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $608 to $1,570 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $117 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit The Rocks for a week is $3,150-$5,740($450-$820 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $80 to $166 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,216 to $3,140 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $73 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $117 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit The Rocks for a week is $4,248-$9,726($607-$1,389 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $160 to $332 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,432 to $6,280 for economy

Lodging: $116 to $146 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $152 to $187 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to The Rocks

How cheap can you make a vacation to The Rocks? The cheapest trip to The Rocks is about $123 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $45.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit The Rocks for a week is $861-$2,141($123-$306 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $608 to $1,570 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit The Rocks for a week is $1,602-$3,970($229-$567 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,216 to $3,140 for economy

Lodging: $45 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit The Rocks for a week is $3,132-$7,940($447-$1,134 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,432 to $6,280 for economy

Lodging: $90 to $104 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to The Rocks cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury The Rocks Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in The Rocks.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit The Rocks for a week is $2,817-$11,222($402-$1,603 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $166 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,715 to $3,988 for first class

Lodging: $95 to $167 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit The Rocks for a week is $5,064-$16,372($723-$2,339 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $332 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,430 to $7,976 for first class

Lodging: $95 to $167 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $460 to $1,012 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit The Rocks for a week is $10,128-$29,708($1,447-$4,244 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $664 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,860 to $15,952 for first class

Lodging: $190 to $334 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $690 to $1,518 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

The Rocks Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in The Rocks is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in The Rocks due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

The Rocks Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on The Rocks hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in The Rocks.

 

Flight Costs to The Rocks

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,938 average in late December to a low of $1,121 in mid to late August. Median flight price is $1,294. These prices are based on millions of flights. For The Rocks our data includes 347 originating airports, and 157 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to The Rocks from an airport like Savoonga (SVA) in Savoonga, AK (the United States) for an average $8,500 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Gold Coast (OOL) in Gold Coast (Australia) at an average of just $94.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In The Rocks, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $816, so you can easily save about 73% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around The Rocks can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $559 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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