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Sydney Opera House Tours - Sydney

Discover the stories, history and magic of Sydney Opera House.

Follow your friendly guide on an incredible tour exploring the heritage listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets.

Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year and walk in the footsteps of stars like John Cleese, Pavarotti and The Cure. With audio visual aids you will be taken back in time to when the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon's ambitious vision for a world class performing arts came into existence.

You can't experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour - a must see experience in Sydney!

Tours run daily from 9am to 5pm and are available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

For more information: www.sydneyoperahouse.com
Tours

The Sydney Opera House Tour

Follow your friendly guide on an incredible tour exploring the heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets.

Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year. With audio visual aids you will learn how the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and discover how Danish architect Jorn Utzon's ambitious vision for a world class performing arts centre came into existence. You can't experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour!

The tour runs for one hour with the English version departing daily from 9am to 5pm.

Also available in French, German and Spanish, check their website for departure times for these languages.
Start Location Tours depart from the Tour Meeting Point, on the Lower Concourse, Bennelong Point
Highlights Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Travel by Walk
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $20.00-$37.00 Price Range Adult AUD37, Concession (student 16 years and over and Australian Seniors) AUD28, Child (five to 15 years) AUD20.

Backstage Tour

Uncover the mysteries of the backstage world and have your fill of insider secrets, then enjoy a complimentary full-cooked breakfast in the Green Room - the exclusive domain of the staff and performers who call this remarkable building home. For lovers of dance, opera, theatre and performing arts of all kinds, a Backstage Tour at the Sydney Opera House is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won't forget.

The two-hour tour runs daily at 7am only, in order to provide the best behind-the-scenes access for guests. Group sizes are intimate, with a maximum of 12 guests.
Start Location Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Highlights Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Travel by Walk
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $165.00 Price Range This price includes breakfast in the Green Room.

The Sydney Opera House Tour - Mandarin, Japanese and Korean

It's your turn to step inside this iconic UNESCO World Heritage masterpiece and discover the stories behind Danish architect J';rn Utzon's remarkable achievement. On this 30 minute guided tour, venture inside the foyers and theatres, run your hands over the tiles on the world-famous shells, take a seat in the elegant custom-made white birch chairs and marvel at the vaulted ceilings of one of the biggest pillar-free chambers in the world.

This tour runs for 30 minutes. It is available with Mandarin, Japanese and Korean speaking guides.
Start Location Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour
Highlights Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour
Travel by Walk
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $18.00-$24.00 Price Range Adult AUD24, Concession AUD20, Child AUD180, Family AUD67 (Family price includes, two adults and two children aged 15 years and under).

The Tour and Tasting Plate

You've just taken in all the mystery and majesty of a one-hour VIP Sydney Opera House Tour. You're now privy to all the stories and secrets behind the commissioning, construction and controversy surrounding Danish architect Jørn Utzon's masterpiece. What's left to do now but relax and enjoy a delicious tasting plate for two overlooking sparkling Sydney Harbour?

Seated at the al fresco Opera Kitchen, enjoy a three tiered tasting plate coupled with one of the world's best views, it's the perfect end to your day of Sydney Opera House discovery.

Available for lunch or dinner before or after your Sydney Opera House Tour.
Start Location Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Highlights Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Travel by Walk
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $61.00-$78.00 Price Range Adult AUD78, Concession AUD69, Child AUD61. Minimum of two people per tasting plate.
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