Sydney For All

Sydney Fish Market

Bright orange, cooked Western Rocklobsters on a bed of crushed ice

Why go there

This authentic fisherman's market on Blackwattle Bay has all the hustle and bustle of a busy, fresh food market. The world's second largest seafood market - after Tokyo - has an impressive variety of the freshest seafood.

You can stock up on seafood, enjoy fish'n chips overlooking the bay or learn how to cook seafood to perfection at the Sydney Seafood School.

Don't miss

  • The excitement of the early morning seafood auction of the day's catch.
  • A behind-the-scenes tour on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday except Public Holidays at 6:40am.

Access for all

Access Summary

Mobility accessBlindness and low vision access

Getting around

Mobility access

The Sydney Fish Market Light Rail station is across a paved section of the railway tracks then up an access ramp from the market. Clear signage guides the way.

A concrete path, with tactile warning tiles at each end, provides level access across the light rail tracks between the platform and the station exit

Long switch-back ramp with handrails on both sides, leading from the light rail station to the Sydney Fish Market

A unisex accessible toilet is available at the markets.

Access is available into the market's arcade and most shops.

The tour is available but access to the auction floor is limited. Make sure you contact the tours office in advance on + 61 2 9004 1147.

The Sydney Seafood School is located upstairs - lift access is available and people using wheelchairs have access to a long table during cooking sessions.

How to get there

Public transport

Mobility accessBlindness and low vision access

The most convenient access to the market is via light rail. It's a short ride away from Central Station, Haymarket, Darling Harbour, or Star City Casino. View all Metro Light Rail station locations.

Wheelchair users board the light rail from accessible platforms that offer roll-on and off access and tactile direction and warning tiles.

The station platform has tactile direction and warning tiles and is level with the light rail carriage  floor, allowing roll-on and roll-off access for wheelchairs

Light rail carriages provide designated wheelchair bays, colour contrast grab rails and audio station announcements. All outdoor stations are equipped with sheltered seating and/or space for wheelchair users.

Inside a light rail carriage - there are colour contrast grab rails next to the doorway and the adjacent wheelchair bay, where the seats can be folded up out of the way

Buses 501 (from George and Bathurst streets) and 443 (from the Queen Victoria Building) disembark passengers at the intersection of Harris Street and Pyrmont Bridge Road, about five minutes from the market. However, you must cross busy roads to access the markets.


Dedicated wheelchair parking spaces are provided in the commercial car park at the market.


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Bright orange, cooked Western Rocklobsters on a bed of crushed ice

Access Summary

Mobility accessBlindness and low vision access

Contact Details

Sydney Fish Market

Bank Street,
Pyrmont NSW 2009

Phone: + 61 2 9004 1108

Email: (tour bookings)

Website: Sydney Fish Market

Sydney Light Rail

Phone: + 61 2 8584 5288

Sydney Light Rail

Opening hours

Market: open from 7am every day except Christmas Day.

Light Rail: 24 hours a day, every day.


Market: $35 fee charged per tour.

Light Rail: fee charged per trip.

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