The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, Sydney

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The Sydney Opera House and Royal Botanic Gardens combine for an unforgettable day of sightseeing, but The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk itself constitutes an important part of both attractions' appeal. You have a handful of options for how to take this stroll, but the 1.5-km (0.9-mi) route tracing Farm Cove is one of the most popular choices. When you reach the other side of the cove, turn around and take a photo of the Sydney Opera House across the blue water with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline in the background. Put The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and other Sydney attractions into our Sydney itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • With space for the kids to run and climb trees etc. Perfect for getting the jet lag out of the system. We did it as twilight descended and went round to get some great shots of the opera house and bri...  more »
  • The Opera House is obviously iconic and the walk around the harbour is lovely. The Botanic Gardens are also stunning. You wouldn't even know they were there if you were in the city and didn't venture ...  more »
  • My visit to the Opera House was not only a dream come true. But it's a 2 in 1 trip as I never thought that there is this Botanical Garden just a few steps away. Just a tip, don't waste a photo opportu...  more »