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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

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Nice boardwalk

When in Sydney, do not forget to visit the Botanical Gardens. Take a walk along the boardwalk or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Guy9120
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Beveren, Belgium
Walk to the #1 photo op

A nice paved harborside walk to the number one photo spot in Sydney with the opera house in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
des124
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When in Sydney, do not forget to visit the Botanical Gardens. Take a walk along the boardwalk or take the train if it is too warm which ‘may happen’ Down under. There is a train waiting for you at the entrance near the opera house....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guy9120
Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice paved harborside walk to the number one photo spot in Sydney with the opera house in the foreground and bridge in the background. A beautiful park. Hints: Be careful of joggers who seem to come out in "teams" around lunchtime. Instead of just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank des124
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make sure you wear sunscreen!! And take a water bottle. Even on a cool day it’s smart to take water on a walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leeshie_adelaide
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a marvel to see the Sydney Opera House up close. The ceramic tile roof, the architecture and the views are amazing. Located on the shores of the Sydney Harbor on the edge of the city and Botanical Gardens it is conveniently located and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great walk through the gardens, a lot of places to lay a blanket and take in all the beauty, the walk opens up to the harbor and then its a nice walk to the Opera house.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a few hours walking through this garden. It is close to the opera house and wharf. The garden itself is very disappointing when you consider the fact that you are visiting a botanical garden in the number one city in Australia. There was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teshil
Reviewed 5 days ago

This wask is from many people around Operahouse, to very relaxing walk in the garden, with many beatuifill trees, birds etc. Boxingday 26th is great for watching the Rolex Sydney Hobart race. Just one or 2 restaurants in the garden, but again just 5-10 min...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank perbuhl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk, definitely worth making the time. Tranquil gardens with good variety and helpful keepers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jom2345
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no where quite as beautiful as Sydney Harbour with our majestic Sydney Opera House and wonderful Botanic Gardens. Flora of all varieties can be found whilst wondering through the delightful gardens. There is a little train to take you through plus plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank debracallaghan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Start at the harbour. Explore the Opera House and then keep going round the bay to the botanic garden. Great views as you walk and the gardens are great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brunlea
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Kala R
2 March 2018|
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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.
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NickZivs
13 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
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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) .
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