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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Address: Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nice little walk

Grab your picnic basket and have a walk around the opera house and the botanic gardens. Remember to bring a water bottle!

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Grab your picnic basket and have a walk around the opera house and the botanic gardens. Remember to bring a water bottle!

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Thank Jaakko H
Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After touring the Opera House we walked back to our hotel by way of the gardens, which begin almost right at the base of the Opera House steps. There are maps available at the entrance which are helpful for keeping track of where you are in the gardens. We did not see an abundance of flowers (however we didn't get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Going to the opera house and the Botanical Garden has been always the highlight when we visit the city. Beautiful view and having picnic is so relaxing. We have been doing these for years. Walk around the garden with such a beautiful harbour view and yet it is in the heart of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The walk from the royal botanical gardens to the Opera House is a scenic one and it gives a lot of vantage points to click beautiful pictures of the Opera House. In addition to the beautiful backdrop of the Opera House, it also gives a chance to experience the finely manicured lawns of the royal botanical gardens

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting the opera house we took a lovely early evening stroll down towards the Botanic Gardens. After the biz of Opera House and surrounding restaurants with people everywhere it was a pleasant change to have some quiet time. We wandered along admiring the view of the gardens and sat for a while watching the pleasure boats and also saw... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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On the sunday morning just past, my wife and myself went for a early morning stroll around the opera house and through the botanic gardens. All the gardens were in the process of being watered for the oncoming heat of the day. This cooled the gardens surrounds to a very enjoyable eco climate. The lotus flowers in the ponds were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Opera House just beautiful! tourist activities and good for family day out... A Great Night Out..The Sydney Opera House simply cannot be missed when you visit Sydney!

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Summer in Sydney has a golden ticket evening event that Sydney offers on the harbour. Memorable iconic scenes that will remain in your memory, -memories that you will live off. Even if you are a local, the shiny diamond in the summertime crown is the St George Cinema. The stage is set... a big screen raises from above the harbour,... More 

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You simply put your best foot forward and the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk will do the rest! Wheelchair and baby pusher friendly (no bikes/skates or skateboards allowed in the Botanic Gardens). Grab your camera; there is a lust worthy image with every step on this mainly flat (hhmm - there are a couple of inclines but these... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is nothing better than strolling through the Botanic Gradens from the Opera House in summer...there is always something on - either a Wind in the Willows production or the Open Air Cinema at Mrs Macquarie's Chair or just bring a picnic and enjoy the view.

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The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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