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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Straight walk from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens

It was a straight walk from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens. The walk way welcomed all to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great View,Serene and Relaxing

The Opera is a very Majestic structure in the heart of Sydney, it is such a crowd Drawer and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“lovely walk” (235 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

It was a straight walk from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens. The walk way welcomed all to get some exercise and enjoy the beautiful gardens. They were celebrating 200 yrs of the Gardens (1816-2016). They also offered a train ride but we chose...More

Thank TJ3Maxxx
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Opera is a very Majestic structure in the heart of Sydney, it is such a crowd Drawer and the garden beside it is beautiful, great to walk along the path by the water, jog On the roads at the garden, Hold a picnic on...More

Thank TinaMGonzalez
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on the last day of Vivid Sydney, and it was very crowded! There are too many people for us to enjoy the scenery. However some of the lights are nice and instagram worthy though.

Thank Hui Xin S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We started at the Royal Botanical Gardens, through circular quay, ended up at The Rocks. You can easily spend an entire day doing this. Great photo ops of the Opera House, the Bridge, and The Rocks. Circular Quay is the location that is used for...More

Thank RcbRms
Reviewed 3 days ago

A little undulating, some steep climbs, but an amazing walk. You could walk along the area with loads of food joints, and then some quaint neighbourhoods, and then finally to the botanical garden

Thank Suchi51
Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't really intend to walk along this path, but it was a pleasant surprise. Great views and atmosphere. I'd recommend it for people who have extra time in Sydney. You also get to walk to Macquarie's Chair which has a great view of the...More

Thank kteecee
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walked around the gardens on the vivid botanical gardens tour at around 9 pm, heaps of people a real buzzy scene. Worth the trip . The view of the Opera House under a flow of colour whilst you wait to go through the gardens amazing...More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a pleasant walk but I don't know if it is worth a review. It isn't far and certainly worth it to see either site.

Thank Rxgeek
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful easy mostly flat walk starting from the opera house and following the foreshore around and up to the cafe and calyx exhibit. can then walk up to the train station, or back around to circular quay. perfect for photos of the back of the...More

1  Thank Bellablu2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful walk. Lots to see. Views of the harbor are spectacular. You can stop in at the Botanic Gardens Cafe for a quick bite if you need a break...make sure to eat inside as there are lots of birds looking to eat your...More

Thank Susannah L
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I plan on driving into Sydney from Katoomba on a Monday morning during mid-January. Would it be ostentatious of me to believe that I can see the harbour front, Opera House, and Botanic Gardens all in one day while still leaving time for lunch, dinner, and checking into an AirBnB nearby?
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
Trying to get a handle on the weather in early April in Sydney. Would appreciate any help. This walk sounds like a 'must do' on our list. We'll be there for three days prior to our cruise, in April, 2016.
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) .
Should I book tickets to see the Opera House in advance?
6 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