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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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What an absolutely beautiful walk. Could not recommend this highly enough, perfect way to spend a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jess B
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The best walk in Sydney

This is a walk every visitor to Sydney (and every Sydneysider) should do. I would start up near The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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“lovely walk” (246 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an absolutely beautiful walk. Could not recommend this highly enough, perfect way to spend a warm winters Saturday afternoon.

Thank Jess B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a walk every visitor to Sydney (and every Sydneysider) should do. I would start up near The Mitchell Library and meander down through the Gardens, visiting the new Calyx and the fern house, wandering across towards Mrs Macquarie's Chair and then following the...More

Thank Malcolm060
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely walk for everyone, so much to see each time I visit, things keep changing in the gardens. A nice alternative for anyone who is challenged when it comes to walking is a train that you can catch at the gates to the garden...More

Thank Jancy1
Reviewed 4 days ago

nice long walk from the sydney opera house to the botanic gardens... there are people jogging along too.

Thank naihpos
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is an incline - not too steep- from the Opera House up to the Botanic Gardens. The Gardens are lovely and very lush, plenty of space to get away from the hustle & bustle. Plenty of shade and a lovely coffee shop /cafe. Popular...More

Thank Morag63
Reviewed 6 days ago

Take a few hours to stroll or jog from the Opera House to the Botanical Gardens and then do visit the gardens; it is a lovely way to enjoy Sydney.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even on a really hot day this walk is easy, even better she you get to the Botanical gardens and the shade of the huge trees helps too cool you down. Awesome walk with awesome scenery on the way.

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area would easily become someone's favorite area in Sydney. It has a nice view of the bridge and the opera house.

Thank Travelista1216
Reviewed 1 week ago

This icon building with it's series of darling arches was designed by Jorn Utzon who won an international competition for the design. Constructed was completed at a cost of $102 millionAU dollars, and features specifically manufactured glazed ceramic tiles - allegedly each tile neede to...More

Thank marksmail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this so much. The sun was out and it was a perfect day out. It was lovely to see these two in one day.

Thank Judy D
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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