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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  • We loved being able to walk from the Opera house straight into the botanical gardens. It was a beautiful walk with well maintained gardens. Lovely!  more »
  • We planned to visit the botanic gardens and went on this walk intentionally so that we could enjoy all the beauty of Sydney harbour including views of the harbour bridge, opera house enroute to the ga...  more »
  • I love the Opera House it is so iconic and amazing to see, if you take in a show even better because you can have lunch or dinner to further enjoy the experience. One of my favourite things is to walk...  more »