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Top garden recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
“a great easy walk that takes in the sites of Sydney harbour, the Sydney opera house, and woolloomollo wharf and provide easy access to the Art Gallery of NSW, State Library and Circular quay. A beautiful location for those off you who love to jog against a breathtaking backdrop”
  • 389 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“No visit to Melbourne is complete without a walk, jog or run around Melbourne's iconic Botanic Gardens, commonly and affectionately known as ‘The Tan’. For the exercisers, a 3.8km track circles around King's Domain and the Botanic Gardens. Make sure you walk up, not down, the Anderson Rd hill if you want to do as the locals do. For the pleasure seekers, a wander through the gardens is a must do. Head into Fern Gully, check out the Children’s Garden, feed the geese, and grab yourself a bite at Jardin. Over summer months the Tan also hosts the Moonlight Cinema and Shakespearean plays.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Garden
“North Sydney's worst kept secret, this garden is a delight to see. Born out of grief, Wendy Whiteley has created a living work of art to remember those she has lost and continues to inspire those who visit.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Garden
“Great place to go in the city to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Nice place to go for quiet meditation, very photogenic and all around a lovely place to go. Many Australian water dragons run around here. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“A peaceful place to relax, bring your lunch and enjoy the lush green grass and deep blue harbour views.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
“2 football fields,cricket pitches,exercise hubs,childrens play park, kiosk and coffee shop, morning yoga,running track”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
“Just up the hill, only a 10 minute walk, huge play area, oval, playing fields with lots of weekend sport and activity! Dog off leash area up the top level - with views out to the coast.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A stunning old estate left to the public and managed by New South Wales Parks and Wildlife. Picnic in the grounds, play croquet, beautiful walks, swim at Milk Beach. Watch the sunset across the harbour.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
“The Duck Inn - English style pub with amazing food and again, great beer selection. Lovely when its a little cold.”
  • 1 local recommends
Monument / Landmark
“Every year on 12 October, family, friends and the local community come together to remember those who were lost in the 2002 Bali Bombings. It is easily accessible throughout the year, and it's lovely to sit near the memorial and think about life. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Blackburn Gardens is a beautifully restored heritage garden and retains spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. The Garden adjoins Murray Rose Pool (formerly Redleaf Pool) and Seven Shillings Beach. The garden features manicured lawn with a secret garden, sundial and water feature.”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Right Next Door! Open 8am - 8pm This little corner store has all your essentials and it is right across the road. They also have a Laundromat if you need to to a wash. (30 min wash and 7min Dry cycles)”
  • 1 local recommends