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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Showcasing our harbour

Take the walk from the Sydney Opera House through the Botanic Gardens to the Finger Wharf at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil D
Sydney, Australia
Spring delights

The array of spring flowers is stunning. Against the backdrop of the harbour, and some sunshine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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“lovely walk” (252 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the walk from the Sydney Opera House through the Botanic Gardens to the Finger Wharf at Woolloomooloo. Continue on to Garden Island Navy base and stop at the famous Harry’s Cafe de Wheels and try one of his many delicious variety pies for all...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The array of spring flowers is stunning. Against the backdrop of the harbour, and some sunshine, the Botanic Gardens Walk makes for a very pleasant relaxing experience. A picnic beneath the leafy greenery adds to the experience.

Thank mareaj2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can see why an amazing walk from the bridge to the Opera House can leave you tired, but I highly suggest taking a rest in the botanic gardens and enjoy the view. Also highly recommended spot for the New Years celebrations.

Thank leo4gzs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made this walk so many times and alway I get amazed with the beauty this harbour city. You can start at each way - from Hyde park in city or from Circular Quay and enjoy the great city side and water views. Be aware...More

1  Thank Funfranky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the Harbour foreshore walking from the iconic Sydney Opera House to the wonderful Botanic Gardens. A magical way to experience Sydney for a morning or afternoon stroll or jog.

Thank Ross F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you walk away from the oprea house and up to the point you will get the best photography shots. Really relaxing. You might have to camp out for a pic.

Thank Victor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing part of Sydney. The walk is very easy to do, the stairs up to the Opera House might be a but harrowing for older visitors though. The whole area of Circular Quay is amazing and the Opera House is the crown. The...More

Thank ChristineH4132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sydney botanic gardens are well worth a visit, they are lush and sub tropical with well documented notes near the trees and shrubs. An easy walk from the opera house.

Thank Janem0205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is popular with tourists , but great as a local to visit . Easily accessed by public rail . A long walk if you are frail , but otherwise lovely , passing the ferries and waterways . take in the breathtaking harbour or...More

Thank lanniemac7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite walks in Sydney. It meanders along the foreshore with the botanic gardens on route. You can choose to walk any distance you like and there's also lots of spaces to simply sit under the trees and watch the other...More

Thank Narziss
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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
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) .
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