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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Absolutely stunning

Stunning views on a clear sunny day in Dec. The harbour was full of party boats in the leadup to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruce M
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Wellington, New Zealand
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The walk is stunning , next to the harbour and the Botanic Gardens . Bicycles cannot be ridden but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah H
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Brecon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning views on a clear sunny day in Dec. The harbour was full of party boats in the leadup to Xmas and I lost count of how many wedding ceremonies I saw in action on a Sat in early Dec! Most of the paths were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The walk is stunning , next to the harbour and the Botanic Gardens . Bicycles cannot be ridden but can be pushed! The gardens are always so well maintained and the view of the Opera House from different spots does not disappoint.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Use this entrance to enter Botanical Gardens saves you time and effort over the official main entrance as this routh is well connected by Circular Quay when non driver will welcome. Walking along Circular Quay towards Opera House will led you to this entrance as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Good_Partner
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful walk with harbour views, but can be very busy with joggers who makes u keep your head up. Take your camera for shots of opera house. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OntarioCanuck1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I appreciate you’re on a tight schedule while in Sydney; but you will be kicking yourself if you miss out on doing this walk. Go early morning and collect a coffee on the way. It’s the perfect way to watch the city come alive, before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 336Chelsea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spotted this lizard in the Botanical Garden. Beautiful animals, birds, flowers, plants and trees. Great spot to hang out and enjoy Sydney.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ursulaf942
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a stroll along the waterfront then inland to the gardens, there are often interesting exibits in the gardens. or Cheat and take the train that goes from Gardens Opera House entrance and get your bearings... just 10 dollars/person. Amazing views on a sunny Sydney...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hjohnnacepilot50
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Sydney on a sunny day, you MUST take the time to walk around from Circular Quay, past the Opera House to the Botanical Gardens. Great views of the harbour. the

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michaelbN5695YM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed walking through the Botanical Gardens to the Sydney Opera House. The park closes around 6 p.m. so if you are planning to cut through in the evening to see the Light Show at the Sydney Opera House, get there before they lock...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sailnsun
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great stretch of the harbour. Make sure you have your walking shoes on! Botanic Gardens is gorgeous, lovely to see a large area of green space in a city location too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kym C
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Kala R
2 March 2018|
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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.
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NickZivs
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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barry o
10 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) .
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