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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Address: Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The gardens are amazing!

The botanical gardens are fantastic! There are water fountains if you get thirsty, brilliant views of the city, they are peaceful and well maintained. There are many plants and... read more

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Essex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The botanical gardens are fantastic! There are water fountains if you get thirsty, brilliant views of the city, they are peaceful and well maintained. There are many plants and flowers to look at, to greater or lesser degrees of detail depending on what you are into as well as wildlife. A must visit.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We actually walked from the Opera House through the Botanical Gardens to Hyde Park. It was very enjoyable and there is a cafe along the way. My one recommendation is to wait for a pretty day, but not too hot

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Both the opera house and botanical gardens are lovely to visit. Lots of families out and about enjoying the walks and gardens. Gardens have a small tourist train to take folk around the gardens. Take a picnic or eat at the bars near the opera house or tea rooms in the botanical gardens. Plenty wide pathways throughout the park or... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You leave one great locale and have a wonderful walk to another, enjoy the views of government house and the views from the harbour.....enjoy the garden and all its views. Spend some time in the gardens, great vistas where ever you look

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband, son, his fiancé and I walked from the Botanical Gardens to the Opera House. Weather was warm and sunny and views were amazing. We stopped at the Opera Bar for some drinks and watched a massive Cruise ship leave the harbour. Great atmosphere down on the water at the bar in the late afternoon.

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fantastic place to walk and enjoy all the different plants. They have a big pond with the most beautiful Lotus Flowers growing there and lots of interesting birds also.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic walk with splendid views of the opera house and harbour bridge. Flat walk which you can either stick to the direct route around the gardens near the sea or go into the depths of the gardens and the phenomenal displays spread around the area. If you get chance, sneak to government house - it's spectacular how the building is... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We made this walk on more than one occasion, and each time was equally as beautiful! We actually walked through the RBG to get to the Opera House, and back more than once.The gardens are amazing! So, the walk has a lot to see. You can take many different routes through the gardens, and still find your way to or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see for anyone visiting Sydney. Took in 1903 Circus which my 6 year old daughter loved. i would also recommend the tour which is fantastic

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Grab your picnic basket and have a walk around the opera house and the botanic gardens. Remember to bring a water bottle!

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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