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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  • Alongside the harbour and from the Opera House is a walkway full of folks enjoying a stroll or exercise enthusiasts out for a run. Very pretty and it takes you to several entrances to Royal Botanical ...  more »
  • Lovely place to walk and take in the ambience of the city. The Gardens are lovely and cool after the heat and crowds of the city.  more »
  • Pleasant walk along the water to reach the macquaries point, it allows to have beautiful views of the opera and the bridge. Continuing on the side of Woolloomooloo Bay you will be able to see some of the Australian fleet at anchor. We chased to the Andrew Charlton pool. Return through the interior of the Botanic Garden via Lion Gate to enjoy the freshness and observe beautiful plants.
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