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Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden

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Beautiful!

This is definitely one of the best public garden spaces I've visited. And the back story makes it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PrincessCrazyPants
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What a treasure

An oasis in the middle of Sydney. If you are heading to Luna Park/Olympic pools make the effort to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amr100
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Everyone needs a secret garden in their life and you’re invited to visit Wendy's, a public garden and much loved oasis in the heart of Sydney. Located a short walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, or stroll from Milsons Point and North Sydney train...more
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Near Luna Park | via Clark Park, Lavender St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060 N.S.W., Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely one of the best public garden spaces I've visited. And the back story makes it even more enticing. A great spot for a picnic or just a stroll but allow yourself a bit of time! Loved it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very well maintained public property at 5-6 minutes walk from North Sydney station. As we start walking we see a notice on the gate of a house explaining the story behind Wendy’s secret garden. Enjoyed the walk. Simple yet good. As we go down...More

Thank sandeepk212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the garden on TV and wanted to visit it. Set off from the Rocks and walked across the bridge. Very easy went down the steps at a Milsons Point Railway (toilet)into Alfred Street and down to Luna Park. Walk along the path with...More

1  Thank Loz S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An oasis in the middle of Sydney. If you are heading to Luna Park/Olympic pools make the effort to go and see this. I pass it often when out and about and regulary linger a little. Great view. Peace and quiet. And for the fitness...More

1  Thank amr100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendy and her gardeners and volunteers need to be congratulated on this inner city oasis which just keeps on improving. The pine bark has lifted the visual presence of the garden, and the quirky ornaments also add to the experience.

1  Thank jmar552018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you must come and visit this delightful garden setting with superb views over Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Its not big, in fact its rather small as far as public gardens are concerned, but it's got soul and it was put together with...More

Thank robton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An enchanting garden with space to simply have quiet time. Also, lovely to see that the local Council has not taken over with signs and rules that would take away from this creative little spot. Would definitely advise not to visit in the really hot...More

1  Thank _lorraineb5151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place for a picnic with friends and family. There are facilities to picnic whilst enjoying the nature surrounding you. It is located near Luna Park which is a treat for the kids. Enjoy the beauty of Milson's Point and a lovely view of the...More

Thank calvinrion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wendy Whitley has a website with pictures and her story on it. Small winding path from the Lavender Bay near Luna Park. The Garden is kept by Wendy and Friends and Community of Wendy and Lavender Bay. PLEASE USE YOUR INTEGRITY when visiting. 20 -...More

Thank L7041MLlouise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a large piece of land, but when one reads the history of how it was claimed and worked into what it now is, one cannot but be impressed. It is truly an oasis in the teeming mass of Sydney. There are numerous...More

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16 April 2018|
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Response from rogeria l | Reviewed this property |
sorry for this late response. Anytime is a good time to visit this special natural area within a large city. A fine day makes it more enjoyable of course.
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Response from raura | Reviewed this property |
I would catch the train. A long walk from St Leonards.
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