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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Great stroll

Strolling through Sydney always has it charms, but this walk is particularly lovely. It start from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alfred V
Beautiful Areas

The opera house and then over to the Botanical Gardens is a beautiful area to walk. It provides... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“lovely walk” (263 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Strolling through Sydney always has it charms, but this walk is particularly lovely. It start from the iconic opera house, and goes to the lush gardens. It is not so far, but very enjoyable.

Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 4 days ago

The opera house and then over to the Botanical Gardens is a beautiful area to walk. It provides wonderful views of the city and all of the nearby areas. The Botanical Gardens is a delight.

1  Thank KEITH10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Looking at the opera house, looking at all the little tiles. Shaped as the nature around the opera house. Walking away, looking at the nature in the gardens. The beautiful trees, colourful flying birds. And.....the sound of peace in the city.

Thank Henk W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Inside the Botanic Garden there are many signs that points you to the Sydney Opera House. Do take notice in which way you came because on the return trip, it's not as easy to find the exact entrance you took to get into the garden.

Thank Traveler8989
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Set just to the right of the Sydney Opers House is the Botanic Gardens. A nice place to get away from the crowds and sit on the shade or stroll around the amazing gardens. You can reconnect with the city centre in many places +...More

Thank paulgreyn0lds
Reviewed 6 days ago

I thankfully became acquainted with an Aussie on his morning exercise walk one day and I joined him as we briskly walked this long path with great views. You also come across the famous stone Mrs. Macquarie's Chair. Some different perspectives on the Opera house,...More

1  Thank DrjkovarikTeqeusta
Reviewed 1 week ago

whilst in sydney we took a walk from the harbour next to the opera house to the left following the walk to the upper levels of the botanic gardeds taking in the breath taking veiws of the opera house and the harbour, also panaramice views...More

Thank Nathaniel-Richards
Reviewed 1 week ago

We so enjoyed the Botanic Garden in Melbourne we visited this one in Sydney and once again we were not disappointed. Large expanses, special plantings, benches and sculptures made this a wonderful afternoon walk.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best done, walking towards the Opera House for the views. Simply stunning. Beware the joggers though. Avoid lunchtime.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Opera House to the Botanical Gardens is a short walk with lots of wonderful views. The Opera House is a must as are the Botanical Gardens. It's great to walk and mentally get everything in perspective.

1  Thank EJCBodrum
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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
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) .
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