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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hidden Gem

Many visitors to Sydney, Australia are not aware and never visit the beautiful Botanical Gardens... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rod G
Sydney, Australia
Refreshing walk.

This walk although not long, is a beautiful meander with Farm Cove right at the north of you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ross C
Sydney, Australia
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Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many visitors to Sydney, Australia are not aware and never visit the beautiful Botanical Gardens. There are numerous exotic and native species set on acres of cultured lawns right next to the Sydney Opera House and CBD. If you stand on the Opera House steps...More

Thank Rod G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This walk although not long, is a beautiful meander with Farm Cove right at the north of you, Sydney city to the south, the Opera House to the west and the Botanical Gardens in the middle. I noted much bird life as well in the...More

Thank Ross C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently visited Sydney and stayed within a 5 minute walk from the Opera House and Botanical Gardens. Lovely places to while away the hours with magnificent views of the Sydney skyline and Harbour. You may also be lucky enough to see some of the amazing...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Start at the Opera House and take the train to the gardens to get a vast panoramic view of the gardens with numerous stopping points. Its virtually impossible to do this all by foot.

Thank rojersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good walk along the icon of the city. The park is close by, nice views onto the harbor. Relaxing environment

Thank Stephan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good weather helped, into the cathedral, pie at Harry's de wheels checked out the architect of the old days

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Opera House the walk to the gardens is very pleasant. It is easy for all fitness levels and gives you a chance to see other aspects of Sydney Harbour.

Thank wesanator
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Opera House to Botanical Garden walk provided a beautiful outing, highly recommended for tourists.

Thank Fred P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent walk and views. May be more appealing for tourists however for us it was just a nice stroll in our city on a clear day

Thank KonstandinaR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You leave the magnificent building that is the Sydney Opera house and you follow the path that borders the harbour. There is much to see with ferries scurrying to and fro , the Naval dockyard and of course the magnificent Botanic gardens . A great...More

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I plan on driving into Sydney from Katoomba on a Monday morning during mid-January. Would it be ostentatious of me to believe that I can see the harbour front, Opera House, and Botanic Gardens all in one day while still leaving time for lunch, dinner, and checking into an AirBnB nearby?
14 December 2016|
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Response from Terralee P | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to do all that in the morning. There are tours of the opera house you might not have time for if you want to wander around the gardens longer - but they are all right in the same place, so if you have an... More
barry o
Trying to get a handle on the weather in early April in Sydney. Would appreciate any help. This walk sounds like a 'must do' on our list. We'll be there for three days prior to our cruise, in April, 2016.
11 September 2015|
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Response from Bondi_Phil |
April in Sydney is Autumn : it's warm but not as hot as in the summer months. Very nice for walking about. Expect daytime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) cooling down at night to 15°C (58°F) .
Should I book tickets to see the Opera House in advance?
7 July 2015|
Response from chezba | Reviewed this property |
you do not have to pay to see the opera house from the outside. if you would like to see a performance you would book on line and there is a cost its lovely to walk around the opera house have drink and a meal at one of the... More