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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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My intention to go to botanical garden is to take photographs and of course from the darling... read more

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Cindy R
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Always a pretty walk

I live in Sydney and I kept saying to myself I need to pop by here more often. My bestie and I did... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My intention to go to botanical garden is to take photographs and of course from the darling harbour walking to the garden is pretty far. However, there are a lot of good spots along the way that we can stop and rest.

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I live in Sydney and I kept saying to myself I need to pop by here more often. My bestie and I did the walk today, all the way from Kings Cross after brunch. It’s easy to get to. All the buses that goes through...More

Thank hellomissmay
Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not miss this! The walk from the Opera House into the Botanic Gardens is just lovely. It's not a hard walk, fairly flat with beautiful scenery along the way. Stop and sit on the grass, have a picnic, stroll along all the pathways. There...More

Thank Sammy6d
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wander around and admire the view, the gardens, the architecture. Gorgeous gardens. The Art Gallery of NSW is nearby and worth a visit.

Thank bcastiel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walked through here to get to the Opera House. Very pretty, well maintained, free-roaming birds with long curved beaks.

Thank Savage93
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is must visit in sydney. go to royal botanic, find an outstanding pathway to walk by. From Ms Macquarie to sydney opera house. it's free and make sure the weather is nice.

Thank dewim454
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely walk and not busy. Lots of people running and walking with their children. It’s lovely to see these paths used by local people and not huge snake lines of escorted tourists.

Thank mglrowan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Opera House and could see across the way a lot of people walking around the waterfront into the Gardens, a pleasant few hours was spent admiring the flowers and the children loved the ducks.

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a nice easy level walk you can go wrong choosing this option. You can take in Sydney harbour as well as the botanical gardens.

Thank AuntyMia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide paths around the gardens- stop and look at the Harbour or have a picnic. Walk around to Lady Macquaries chair and watch the sunset over the Bridge and Opera House

Thank dannychristinek
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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
11 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) .