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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Do not miss the Botanical Garden in Sydney which also connects via a walk to the Opera House. The... read more

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Patricia D
Burlington, Vermont, United States
A pleasant walk

A quiet stroll with stunning views. We walked around the opera house and through the gardens on a... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss the Botanical Garden in Sydney which also connects via a walk to the Opera House. The gardens are incredible.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed yesterday

A quiet stroll with stunning views. We walked around the opera house and through the gardens on a drizzly cool morning. The weather served to keep the crowds away and we were ably to enjoy the peace in a beautiful tranquil space.

Thank gerberas2005
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked this area several times. Wonderful and safe for the kids to run ahead. I would recommend to visitors

Thank branson6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked from Aria Restaurant at Circular Quay all the way around the Opera House, into the Royal Botanical Gardens taking in the spectacular views of Fort Denison, North Sydney and Northern suburbs of Kirribilli and Milsons Pount, the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Rocks...More

Thank patg0712
Reviewed 5 days ago

The walk from Sydney Opera House through the Botanical Gardens is amazing with the spectacular view of the Harbour.The walk is easy with good flat pathways suitable for prams and wheelchairs ,there is seating throughout the park if you like to take a break and...More

Thank jimbomaca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were many visitors and the area was rather clean despite seagulls poop! But the toilet near the souvenir shop is rather dirty and smelly!!! The train ride around the Botanical garden is very convenient when you are traveling with young kids and the garden...More

Thank mrs-Rondo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starting at the opera house, this flat paved path offers beautiful views, well maintained gardens and takes you back to Hyde Park. And yes, the Botanic Garden doesn’t charge an entry fee.

Thank trooper92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good walk around from two famous places of interest in Sydney. Busy all year long even in winter and good for all kinds of travellers

Thank SVRBlackBookAsia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to avoid the traffic and noise of Sydney's CBD a really nice way to reach the opera house is through the Botanic Gardens. Despite being the Aussie winter we enjoyed a beautiful day which allowed us to see exotic plants and collections...More

Thank O6638HBmichaeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This morning I left my hotel and headed for the opera house. From here I headed east to the Botanical gardens and spent the next hour walking on the path by the harbour and then back through the gardens to the city. There are public...More

Thank Michelle B
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Kala R
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
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) .