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“Must see in Sydney”

Royal Botanic Gardens
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$118.00*
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Sydney: Bondi Beach and Kings Cross Tour plus Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
Ranked #7 of 475 things to do in Sydney
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Must see in Sydney”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Beautiful views and a peaceful oasis in the middle of the Sydney.Take a picnic or enjoy an exhibition at the nearby Art Gallery and be on the lookout for Blue Tongue Lizards, Owls and a variety of bird life.

Visited August 2012
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Bathurst, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL gardens, worth the visit”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

beautiful gardens in the heart of Sydney, always full of people enjoying the quiet, nature and views,

Visited October 2012
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Houston, Texas
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“Wasn't too impressed.”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

My wife and I always make a point of seeing botanic gardens when we travel and we have now seen 3 in Australia. First off there is the complete lack of decent parking. The SBG website suggests street parking or covered parking at the hospital ajacent to the park but there are few available street spaces and the hospital charges $30 for one hour! We finally found another garage that charged $8 for an hour and $20 for 2 hours and more for more hours. Really a robbery!

Then from the garage we walked about 2 K and finally entered the grounds. Nice layout and big trees but not much in the way of flowering gardens, even for October. There was more at the one in Melbourne and that was a month ago in early spring. So far we would rate the one at Geelong the best.

Visited October 2012
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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Sydney visit.”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

If you visit Sydney, the Opera House is a must see. Next to the Opera House is the Botanic Garden. It is extremely well planned, large, informative. Obviously popular, from trails to cafes to wedding receptions the area is truly alive and impressive.

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Sydney, Australia
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“Beautiful haven in the middle of the City.”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The large range of different garden flowers and trees. The large expanse of lawns and the BATS, although a little scary, amazing to watch.
The Garden Shop was fantastic with little souvenirs at a reasonable price.
A great place to just chill out.

Visited July 2012
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