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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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Botanical Gardens on one side, beautiful harbour on the other.

Great way to enjoy the best of Sydney. Very relaxing as the walk is away from traffic and city noises. Perfect way to fill in an hour or 2.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great way to enjoy the best of Sydney. Very relaxing as the walk is away from traffic and city noises. Perfect way to fill in an hour or 2.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The walk from the Opera House to the Botanic Gardens is pleasant and should you so wish, you can immediately walk into the gardens, however we decided to walk on along the sea front and then into the gardens. The walk along the sea front is nothing spectacular as the sea is on your left and the gardens on your... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have time to just take a light walk with someone or by yourself. You can see some ice looking plants and flowers. Great first date spot

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't miss a visit and a show to Sydney's Opera House! My group recently attended a performance of My Fair Lady in the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the SOH. such a beautiful setting right on the harbour in the Botanic Gardens Right beside the Harbour Bridge as well. Beautiful to see at night. Our coach briefly managed to drop us... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting the Opera house, take the stroll through the gardens the aroma of flowers is intoxicating!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This walk gives you great views of the habour bridge and the Opera House and the Gardens are beautiful as well. This walk is suitable for everyone it is relatively flat and you can go at your own pace

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't visit the pointy house on the Harbour you've not visited Sydneu. It is one of the world tourist sights so just do it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the walk from the Opera House through the Gardens towards Darlinghurst. The views from the garden are the better view of the Opera House. The walk is nice and isn't too long with lots to see and do. I would recommend this to everybody.

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Atherton Tablelands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Family enjoyed the gardens and Opera House precinct. Train could have circulated more frequently and should been more customer-driven. Staff were probably tired heading towards 3pm. They could take some lessons from SeaWorld staff in helpfulness. It is a long way to walk with kids. A couple of train rides would have made more pleasant instead of walking for hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful walk and there is nothing like rounding the last corner and seeing the Opera House appear. It is easy to take a detour off the path and head into the Botanic Gardens proper where you can spend many hours exploring. A word of warning. The gates to the path the passes through the gardens to the... More 

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