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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Beautiful and peaceful

We visited the opera house and then walked over to the gardens. You can choose to walk the park on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patricia R
Converse, Texas, United States
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Beautiful experience!

We used to go on walks and would come back with some great views and pictures, a must thing to do... read more

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“opera house” (2,154 reviews)
“lovely walk” (253 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the opera house and then walked over to the gardens. You can choose to walk the park on your own or take a small trolley type train for a small fee. The trolley is a nice option because they also give you a...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We used to go on walks and would come back with some great views and pictures, a must thing to do when you are in Sydney!

Thank mg7188
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a relaxing walk taking in some great views as we walked to the gardens. It is a very spacious area and it is a relaxing walk

Thank GPhillipsMBE
Reviewed 5 days ago

My first glimpse of the Opera House came from the walkway near MacQuarie Point. A nice wide walk-way with stunning sights of the harbour and the Opera House. Each curve of the walk-way offered another angle of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Thank garywing
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really had a good day for our walk along there foreshore. The sun shone, the harbour waters sparkled and the flowers bobbed jauntily from their beds. It was fantastic doing this with a large tour group of Hong Kong students!

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg, what a view on Sydney along the boardwalk..and what an ending - the botanical gardens, such an oasis of peace and rest. Perfect hangout on a good day with family and friends!

Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good exercise and wonderful views. It is not too long a walk. Everyone does it, you are everyone. take your time, reflect on where you are.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the route - ran it a few times - so much to see along this stretch of coast and the gardens were well maintained and beautiful. Some sections in the gardens have hills but the majority of the route was flat.

Thank Princess B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a walk around and allows you to really see the harbour. I wouldn't consider it a must see but it should be high on your list if you want to experience Sydney Harbour.

Thank michaelmsaunders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can you say but perfect The walk from the opera to ladies Macquarie Is perfect walking through the botanical Anytime is good to enjoy

Thank mje0250
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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
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