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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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Opera House to Botanic Garden Walk

This route is a great path for photographers to catch some lovely shots of the city's icons. It's also part of a popular jogging route if that's your thing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This route is a great path for photographers to catch some lovely shots of the city's icons. It's also part of a popular jogging route if that's your thing.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely sunny day and walk from Opera house - warning parking is a Horrendous price- but the park and attractions were fabulous. Not many parks like this where you walk all round the harbour and waterfront. Some times they have free concerts and also upmarket paid ones- Locals biking- rollerblading everywhere -friendly people- Helps makes Sydney what... More 

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can enjoy a morning work out..run or walk all the way around 2-3 coves to bridge and all the way around the opera house, view boats and birds and always people ...plant life is stunning at gardens very humid for us .

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The opera house itself is so incredibly beautiful,and the walk around to the botanic gardens is just awesome,looking at the lovely harbour all the way around and the beautiful old trees in the gardens itself are fascinating

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it's a nice view walking area. There are many pigeon around here.People sit on the grass relaxing.It's interesting spot.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The opera house is one of the places in Australia that looks really nice and is worth a visit. Just hanging out on the terraces is a day well spend!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a walkway located right after the Sydney Opera House. We came on a late winter month but there were already avid joggers in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We actually reverse this course accidentally when we first arrived Sydney. After check-in our hotel, we started to walk toward the harbor and we saw the garden and went in (thinking we take a quick look and go to the harbor after). It turned out it's the Botanic Garden that we went in so we kept walking and enjoying the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

although it was a very hot and humid day, the walk was very pleasant. the gardens are very nicely kept with interesting plantings, the views also were good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this walk on day one and highly enjoyed it. Beautiful views of the Opera House, bridge and harbor and definitely worth the walk to miss macquarie's point for an amazing juxtaposition of the 3. The Botanic gardens are peaceful and well maintained, ponds of lilypads, metallic sculptures, native birds wandering around, shade and sunny spots, picnic-ers and walkers,... More 

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