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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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Great walking tour .

Walked from hotel to quay via Hyde Park and Botanic Garden every day. Great city for walking. we hardly used the excellent public transportation. When we did need to ride it was... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked from hotel to quay via Hyde Park and Botanic Garden every day. Great city for walking. we hardly used the excellent public transportation. When we did need to ride it was easy and convenient.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting to know the facts about the construction of the Opera house and it's struggle. A unique experience of show.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An area I know and love very well is always able to surprise me! Yesterday signage indicated a "Resting Seal". Yes, to a Sydney dweller this was a first for me. Sure enough, just on the steps from the Harbour waters, Northern end of the Concourse around the Opera House a seal was sleeping on a lower step. Circular Quay... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is no better way to enjoy a city than a nice walk, and this walk from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens is spectacular. I recommend that you continue your walk through the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Redland City, Queensland Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy access for all visitors to Sydney. Lovely to stroll around the Botanic Gardens visiting places like the Lotus Pond, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, the fern house etc. Lots of paths to wander which are suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. There is also a small train that runs through the garden at different times for those unable to walk too far... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A casual stroll from the Opera House along the Harbourside past Lady Maquarie's Chair around to the Art Gallery and back through the Botanical Gardens to the Rocks area for lunch at one of the pubs is a good way to spend a morning. I do it often.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Make sure to walk from the Opera house to the Botanical garden (or opposite way) Beautiful walk in the harbor with great view of Opera house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After visiting the Opera House take a stroll around the walkway and enter the Botanic Gardens. There are some lovely walks in the gardens and plenty to see. There was a tomato festival on in the gardens and a chocolate exhibition.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Make sure you take your time and don't forget your camera. Just the sight of the Opera House alone is stunning, take time to go up to the top of the stairs, you can get some great pics. As for the Sydney Botanical Gardens, its so lovely and peacefull , here you can just take time out and relax. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walk from the entrance of the Botanic Gardens to the Opera House on a misty morning. Even with the rain it didn't dampen our pure pleasure walking amount the natural beauty. Then to come up to the Opera House is icing on the cake!

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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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