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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Walk to the #1 photo op

A nice paved harborside walk to the number one photo spot in Sydney with the opera house in the... read more

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Nice walk

Make sure you wear sunscreen!! And take a water bottle. Even on a cool day it’s smart to take water... read more

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Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed today

A nice paved harborside walk to the number one photo spot in Sydney with the opera house in the foreground and bridge in the background. A beautiful park. Hints: Be careful of joggers who seem to come out in "teams" around lunchtime. Instead of just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank des124
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make sure you wear sunscreen!! And take a water bottle. Even on a cool day it’s smart to take water on a walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leeshie_adelaide
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a marvel to see the Sydney Opera House up close. The ceramic tile roof, the architecture and the views are amazing. Located on the shores of the Sydney Harbor on the edge of the city and Botanical Gardens it is conveniently located and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

A great walk through the gardens, a lot of places to lay a blanket and take in all the beauty, the walk opens up to the harbor and then its a nice walk to the Opera house.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a few hours walking through this garden. It is close to the opera house and wharf. The garden itself is very disappointing when you consider the fact that you are visiting a botanical garden in the number one city in Australia. There was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teshil
Reviewed 2 days ago

This wask is from many people around Operahouse, to very relaxing walk in the garden, with many beatuifill trees, birds etc. Boxingday 26th is great for watching the Rolex Sydney Hobart race. Just one or 2 restaurants in the garden, but again just 5-10 min...More

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

Lovely walk, definitely worth making the time. Tranquil gardens with good variety and helpful keepers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jom2345
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is no where quite as beautiful as Sydney Harbour with our majestic Sydney Opera House and wonderful Botanic Gardens. Flora of all varieties can be found whilst wondering through the delightful gardens. There is a little train to take you through plus plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank debracallaghan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Start at the harbour. Explore the Opera House and then keep going round the bay to the botanic garden. Great views as you walk and the gardens are great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brunlea
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views, the flora, the fauna, and the people. What a great way to spend a morning or afternoon (a bit toasty during mid-day).

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LivingTheWidth
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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
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) .