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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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Lovely Walk, Beautiful flowers, trees

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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After touring the Opera House we walked back to our hotel by way of the gardens, which begin almost right at the base of the Opera House steps. There are maps available at the entrance which are helpful for keeping track of where you are in the gardens. We did not see an abundance of flowers (however we didn't get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Going to the opera house and the Botanical Garden has been always the highlight when we visit the city. Beautiful view and having picnic is so relaxing. We have been doing these for years. Walk around the garden with such a beautiful harbour view and yet it is in the heart of the city.

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The walk from the royal botanical gardens to the Opera House is a scenic one and it gives a lot of vantage points to click beautiful pictures of the Opera House. In addition to the beautiful backdrop of the Opera House, it also gives a chance to experience the finely manicured lawns of the royal botanical gardens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting the opera house we took a lovely early evening stroll down towards the Botanic Gardens. After the biz of Opera House and surrounding restaurants with people everywhere it was a pleasant change to have some quiet time. We wandered along admiring the view of the gardens and sat for a while watching the pleasure boats and also saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On the sunday morning just past, my wife and myself went for a early morning stroll around the opera house and through the botanic gardens. All the gardens were in the process of being watered for the oncoming heat of the day. This cooled the gardens surrounds to a very enjoyable eco climate. The lotus flowers in the ponds were... More 

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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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