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. Before you head to Sydney, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sydney day trip tool , to make sure you see all that Sydney has to offer, including The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.
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  • I enjoyed the walk coming from the Royal Botanic Gardens towards the Opera House. There is a black wrought iron gate entrance/exit on that walkway and it is at that spot where visitors can board the l...  more »
  • The views of the Opera House never get tiring. The view from Lady Macquarie's chair is excellent, the Botanic Gardens themselves are nothing special though.  more »
  • Wide pathway along the water. Very popular with local joggers and families. Plenty of shade and benches available to break up your walk.  more »
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