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The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk

Address: Start at East Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 3000, Australia (City Centre)
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite places in Sydney, no matter how many times I've visited! Has some of the best restaurants I've been to in Sydney, all ranging from high end to simple cafes. A visit to the Opera House is always a fun time.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is an easy walk that could take you along the water or up through the Garden. It is a beautiful, leisurely walk that provides great opportunities for photos and relaxing. The Gardens are well maintained and just lovely. If you walk all the way to Mrs. Macquarie's Chair you will get great views of the Bridge and Opera House.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This walk takes you from the Opera House around Farm Cove and up to the Art Gallery. A walk around the foreshore provides views of the harbor and all its activities. Detours into the Botanical Gardens provide interesting views of rare and exotic plants situated among landscaped gardens. The walk is mostly flat and it is possible to walk for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

If you love nature, you would enjoy this. If not, just think of it as a shortcut from Potts Point to CBD😂😂 My walk started from the wharf point, and finished at the Opera House. I think with all the photo stops, scenery and all the botanical appreciation, took me and the fam around 1.5h! I honestly could spend a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The walk and gardens along the harbour are just beautiful, and made only the more glorious with the great weather Sydney usually enjoys. If you want to stroll leisurely and take in the wonderful sights and sounds of the gardens and harbour then this is the walk for you.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must do in Sydney. An easy flat walk (one of very few that are flat in Sydney), that winds around from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens. Take a picnic and enjoy the view. It has to be one of the nicest walks in Sydney.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Other than in a helicopter ride to see the glory of the Opera House. The gardens are beutiful and safe on all times.really worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Easy walk with glorious sites at every point. The view of the Opera House against the Harbour Bridge is the classic photo shot! Mostly in the bright sunshine if you walk during the day, so do take a hat and sun lotion and water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Well worth walking round the Botanic Gardens they are excellent lots of seats if you want to stop for a rest & lots of shady areas if you take a picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We went to a performance of the Snail and the Whale in the Opera house and thoroughly enjoyed this kiddies performance, had drinks outside with kiddies sandpit which they loved, and walked through the Botanic gardens to Hyde Park, Gardens are beautiful with interesting sculptures, a lovely day.

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