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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful walk you can take as slowly as you want; it has many detours and plenty of places to stop and take it all in. Take a picnic - you won’t be disappointed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank teeay65
Reviewed 2 days ago

The trees, bushes, flowers and plants on view in the beautiful Botanic Garden, are exotic. The variety can be explained by trade winds cariing seeds from many parts of the world to this fertile ground.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hpe152
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful walk and on a sunny day lots of activities can be seen taking place out on the water. Its breezy so hold on to your hat!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Penelopewms
Reviewed 4 days ago

Five performances spaces of varying sizes, interesting architecture both inside and out, fascinating history on the stats of the building but also the politics of the build. Let's face it, the Sydney Opera House put Sydney on the world map. And it should. I must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank viz1967
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked from our hotel (Sheraton Hyde Park) to the Sydney Opera House. It was a bit of a hike, but we enjoyed it tremendously. Afterwards, we walked back to our hotel via the Botanical Gardens - spectacular!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GreatDaneinBigD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Botanical Garden after (or before) touring the Opera House is a perfect way to combine two absolute musts in Sydney. The Botanical garden is adjacent to the Opera House. You can either walk trails through the park and enjoy the many different types...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Denise D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of my favourite place to visit when ever I go to the city. There is a short walk from the station. You can drive there and there are parking places too. It has wonderful gardens and beautiful trees. The atmosphere is so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pratibha46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The botanical gardens running alongside the harbourside are gorgeous and well worth the walk. Some fabulous trees.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank parsons25again
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk through the Botanic Gardens to Mrs McQuarie's Chair then around to the Opera House. Walk past the site of open air movies. Beautiful place in the middle of the city

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravellingMumoftwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best way to enter the Royal Botanic Garden is walking from the opera. You walk along the bay having to choose between a view over the opera the bay or the gardens. Just stop seat down and enjoy

Date of experience: January 2019
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2 March 2018|
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.
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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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) .