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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lovely walk on a sunny day

This walk is wonderful on a sunny day. Summer or winter. there is always something happening on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ray G
General sightseeing on a lovely day

Spent a beautiful sunny day walking through the Gardens and taking in the view of the Opera House... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wangaratta, Australia
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“lovely walk” (240 reviews)
Macquarie St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This walk is wonderful on a sunny day. Summer or winter. there is always something happening on the water to watch and of course you see the opera house and part of the harbour bridge for most of the walk. When you arrive at the...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a beautiful sunny day walking through the Gardens and taking in the view of the Opera House. The Gardens are fabulous. We are so lucky to have these beautiful places to visit in our capital cities.

Thank Melaine2222
Reviewed 2 days ago

walked from the opera house around to Macquaries chair then through the gardens. was a nice sunny day, lots of people doing the same but didn't feel crowded. sculptures in the park and varied trees/plants give plenty of things to look at.

Thank Greg O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A walk around the Opera House and picnic in the gardens is a great way to spend the day. Take a picnic and sit under one of the magnificent trees in the gardens and enjoy the view of the wonderful harbour. There is a kiosk...More

Thank jenny c
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are intested in flowers or just want a nice walk, this is the place, so very worth it. And the veiw from every angle is stunning, I could spend days there.

Thank lisa026
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is highly recommended especially for you to warm up in Sydney. We started walking from Hyde Park to the area of Royal Botanic Gardens. Along the way, you will see a great view about Woolloomooloo Bay, the finger wharf, then reached Mrs Macquaries's Chair...More

Thank millyat7floor
Reviewed 5 days ago

A wander around this iconic area is well worth any visitor to Sydney. Views to Fort Denison, The Man o'War steps in the forecourt and a photo op on the iconic steps of the Operahouse all put this precinct on the map for any visitor

Thank codym481
Reviewed 5 days ago

Opera House, this is a must see if you visit Sydney, stroll around the Botanical Gardens , sit on the grass and look at the Harbor. Do this in the morning then go to Circular Quay and get a ferry to Manly. Stroll the promenade...More

Thank Ron L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were able to get a tour with only a 1/2 hour wait. A lot of stairs and walking but so worth it. There are so many facets to this building and more uses than just opera. Architecture is fascinating and tour guide shares many...More

Thank Lee E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walk from the Opera house all around the waters edge to Mrs Macquarie's chair. Botanical gardens to the right and awesome Harbour views to left. The National Art Gallery is within 8 mins walk just up from Botanical Gardens. Lots of grassy areas to relax...More

Thank 1234Col
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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