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Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden

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Visited Wendy's Secret Garden on a hot and humid Sunday. The garden is delightful with views over... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sydney, Australia
Quite amazing and incredibly imaginative

The really interesting aspect of these amazingly created ”gardens within gardens” is that they... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cobham, United Kingdom
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Everyone needs a secret garden in their life and you’re invited to visit Wendy's, a public garden and much loved oasis in the heart of Sydney. Located a short walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, or stroll from Milsons Point and North Sydney train...more
Near Luna Park | via Clark Park, Lavender St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060 N.S.W., Australia
+61 2 9936 8100
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Wendy's Secret Garden on a hot and humid Sunday. The garden is delightful with views over the water and shady places for a picnic or just a quiet sit whilst enjoying the cool breeze. Be aware that this is a steep site with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The really interesting aspect of these amazingly created ”gardens within gardens” is that they began life as a patch of land owned by NSW State Railways which had been neglected for more than a century. It was overgrown with lantana and being used as an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Greatblackhawk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sloping garden trails down to Lavender Bay foreshore with it's boardwalk to Luna Park and yachts moored closeby. Garden is magnificent and has lawned areas to sit and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandgroper410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely one of the best public garden spaces I've visited. And the back story makes it even more enticing. A great spot for a picnic or just a stroll but allow yourself a bit of time! Loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well maintained public property at 5-6 minutes walk from North Sydney station. As we start walking we see a notice on the gate of a house explaining the story behind Wendy’s secret garden. Enjoyed the walk. Simple yet good. As we go down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandeepk212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the garden on TV and wanted to visit it. Set off from the Rocks and walked across the bridge. Very easy went down the steps at a Milsons Point Railway (toilet)into Alfred Street and down to Luna Park. Walk along the path with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Loz S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An oasis in the middle of Sydney. If you are heading to Luna Park/Olympic pools make the effort to go and see this. I pass it often when out and about and regulary linger a little. Great view. Peace and quiet. And for the fitness...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank amr100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wendy and her gardeners and volunteers need to be congratulated on this inner city oasis which just keeps on improving. The pine bark has lifted the visual presence of the garden, and the quirky ornaments also add to the experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jmar552018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

you must come and visit this delightful garden setting with superb views over Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Its not big, in fact its rather small as far as public gardens are concerned, but it's got soul and it was put together with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robton
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An enchanting garden with space to simply have quiet time. Also, lovely to see that the local Council has not taken over with signs and rules that would take away from this creative little spot. Would definitely advise not to visit in the really hot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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16 April 2018|
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Response from rogeria l | Reviewed this property |
sorry for this late response. Anytime is a good time to visit this special natural area within a large city. A fine day makes it more enjoyable of course.
8 January 2018|
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Response from raura | Reviewed this property |
I would catch the train. A long walk from St Leonards.
26 October 2017|
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