Sydney Fish Market

The Sydney Fish Market is a fish market in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The market sits on the Blackwattle Bay foreshore in Pyrmont, 2 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district. It is the world’s third largest fish market.

Sydney Fish Market incorporates a working fishing port, wholesale fish market, fresh seafood retail market, a delicatessen, a sushi bar, a bakery, a gift shop, a fruit and vegetable market, a florist, a new meat deli, a beverage outlet, a seafood cooking school, indoor seating and an outdoor promenade for visitors. There are daily wholesale auctions for Sydney’s seafood retailers.


Sydney Fish Market was established in 1945 by the state government and was privatised in 1994.

On 7 November 2016, the New South Wales Government announced the market would move to a new 35,000 sq m complex on an adjacent site. The new complex will include 15,500 sq m of seafood retail space – compared with 6582 sq m of space for the existing site. The redevelopment forms part of the New South Wales Government’s Bays Precinct urban renewal program.


The Fish Market tram stop on the L1 Dulwich Hill Line is located nearby. The market is also served by the 501 bus route.