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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Always a pretty walk

I live in Sydney and I kept saying to myself I need to pop by here more often. My bestie and I did... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hellomissmay
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Stunning walk you must do when in Sydney!

Do not miss this! The walk from the Opera House into the Botanic Gardens is just lovely. It's not a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sammy6d
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live in Sydney and I kept saying to myself I need to pop by here more often. My bestie and I did the walk today, all the way from Kings Cross after brunch. It’s easy to get to. All the buses that goes through...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not miss this! The walk from the Opera House into the Botanic Gardens is just lovely. It's not a hard walk, fairly flat with beautiful scenery along the way. Stop and sit on the grass, have a picnic, stroll along all the pathways. There...More

Thank Sammy6d
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wander around and admire the view, the gardens, the architecture. Gorgeous gardens. The Art Gallery of NSW is nearby and worth a visit.

Thank bcastiel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked through here to get to the Opera House. Very pretty, well maintained, free-roaming birds with long curved beaks.

Thank Savage93
Reviewed 3 days ago

this is must visit in sydney. go to royal botanic, find an outstanding pathway to walk by. From Ms Macquarie to sydney opera house. it's free and make sure the weather is nice.

Thank dewim454
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely walk and not busy. Lots of people running and walking with their children. It’s lovely to see these paths used by local people and not huge snake lines of escorted tourists.

Thank mglrowan
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived at the Opera House and could see across the way a lot of people walking around the waterfront into the Gardens, a pleasant few hours was spent admiring the flowers and the children loved the ducks.

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 4 days ago

With a nice easy level walk you can go wrong choosing this option. You can take in Sydney harbour as well as the botanical gardens.

Thank AuntyMia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide paths around the gardens- stop and look at the Harbour or have a picnic. Walk around to Lady Macquaries chair and watch the sunset over the Bridge and Opera House

Thank dannychristinek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sydney is a lovely city, very walkable in part because of its mild climate and spectacular harbor. Here you have views of the spectacular opera house as well, and the added allure of the exotic botanic garden.

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Kala R
2 March 2018|
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Response from 363bev | Reviewed this property |
If you go on the Opera house web site it will give you all the shows that are currently on. If you are staying in a hotel the reception or concierge will be able to help you.
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NickZivs
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
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barry o
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) .
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