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Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden

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A pleasant and calming place.

Wendy and her gardeners and volunteers need to be congratulated on this inner city oasis which just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
When in Sydney.................

you must come and visit this delightful garden setting with superb views over Sydney Harbour and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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“luna park”(52 reviews)
“lavender bay”(52 reviews)
“winding paths”(7 reviews)
Everyone needs a secret garden in their life and you’re invited to visit Wendy's, a public garden and much loved oasis in the heart of Sydney. Located a short walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, or stroll from Milsons Point and North Sydney train...more
Near Luna Park | via Clark Park, Lavender St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060 N.S.W., Australia
+61 2 9936 8100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wendy and her gardeners and volunteers need to be congratulated on this inner city oasis which just keeps on improving. The pine bark has lifted the visual presence of the garden, and the quirky ornaments also add to the experience.

Thank jmar552018
Reviewed 5 days ago

you must come and visit this delightful garden setting with superb views over Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Its not big, in fact its rather small as far as public gardens are concerned, but it's got soul and it was put together with...More

Thank robton
Reviewed 5 days ago

An enchanting garden with space to simply have quiet time. Also, lovely to see that the local Council has not taken over with signs and rules that would take away from this creative little spot. Would definitely advise not to visit in the really hot...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing place for a picnic with friends and family. There are facilities to picnic whilst enjoying the nature surrounding you. It is located near Luna Park which is a treat for the kids. Enjoy the beauty of Milson's Point and a lovely view of the...More

Thank calvinrion
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wendy Whitley has a website with pictures and her story on it. Small winding path from the Lavender Bay near Luna Park. The Garden is kept by Wendy and Friends and Community of Wendy and Lavender Bay. PLEASE USE YOUR INTEGRITY when visiting. 20 -...More

Thank L7041MLlouise
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a large piece of land, but when one reads the history of how it was claimed and worked into what it now is, one cannot but be impressed. It is truly an oasis in the teeming mass of Sydney. There are numerous...More

Thank suem030
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden is an incredibly “calmimg”/sacred place - a must for locals or visitors from interstate or overseas. A project born out of love, grieving for her loved ones, Wendy Whiteley (Brett Whiteley’s widow) developed a waste tract of a railway siding into...More

Thank KazSydAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendy’s garden is one of those places that you can get away from the madding crowd. It peaceful and beautiful just to wander. To sit and reflect. If you are artistic it is a lovely place to paint. But don’t forget to wander down to...More

Thank valdaj2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to believe that a place like this actually exists so close to the heart of such a busy city. The whole lavender bay area is simply divine, what a way to get out of the hustle and bustle and just soak up...More

Thank cellmate2121
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited this garden a few times and I always delight in seeing the faces of my friends who visit for the first time. A lovely hidden gem of Sydney to while away a couple of hours. It’s always a delight to visit!

Thank Kim G
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16 April 2018|
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Response from rogeria l | Reviewed this property |
sorry for this late response. Anytime is a good time to visit this special natural area within a large city. A fine day makes it more enjoyable of course.
8 January 2018|
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Response from raura | Reviewed this property |
I would catch the train. A long walk from St Leonards.
26 October 2017|
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