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Sydney Opera House Tours

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

Daily Tours
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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!

Duration: One hour

English: Departs daily from 9am to 5pm.
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Guided Tours Desk, in the Box Office Foyer, Bennelong Point Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$20.00-$37.00 Price Range Adult AUD37.00. Concession (student 16 years + and Australian Seniors) AUD28.00. Child (five to 15 years) AUD20.00.
Backstage Tour
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This is the only tour that grants you unprecedented VIP backstage access to the Sydney Opera House. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the real-life dramas behind this celebrated performing arts centre.

Your personal guide will raise the curtain on what really goes on beyond the spotlight. Revealing industry secrets that you will not hear anywhere else.

You will walk in the footsteps of legends such as Ella Fitzgerald, Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Cate Blanchett, Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Foo Fighters.

You might even get to stand on the world-famous Concert Hall stage, take up the conductors' baton in the orchestra pit or get a sneak peek inside the stars' dressing rooms.

You won't believe what goes on behind closed doors.
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$165.00 Price Range Dining packages are also available from AUD78.00
Asian Language Tours
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The Asian Spotlight Tours are the only official tours of Sydney Opera House with Korean, Mandarin and Japanese-speaking guides. You will be taken to places inside the House, where others can't go.

See inside the world's most recognisable sails. Offering superb value for those with limited time, you will receive the absolute essentials. Get the full picture - not just a photo!

You'll receive a warm welcome from a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a brief commentary about the history and the miracle of architecture and engineering that is Sydney Opera House. You'll visit one of the major venues - either the world-famous Concert Hall or the Opera Theatre - before visiting the foyer, offering unique views of the stunning Sydney Harbour.

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.
start Location Highlights
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$15.40-$22.00 Price Range Accommodation and dining packages are also available from AUD78.00 to AUD396.00.
Opera and Koalas
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Opera and Koalas combines the great indoors of the Sydney Opera House with the great outdoors of Taronga Zoo. This is a dramatic Sydney day out.

The only tour that grants unprecedented VIP access to Sydney Opera House. Your guide will raise the curtain on what really goes on beyond the spotlight. Revealing industry secrets you will not hear anywhere else. You will walk in the footsteps of legends.

After breakfast, experience an exhilarating water taxi ride to Taronga Zoo across Sydney Harbour. Upon arrival you will enjoy a Kookaburra's eye view of the animals from the Sky Safari, followed by a guided tour that puts a spotlight on Australian Wildlife. You will learn about some of the most weird and wonderful creatures on earth.
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Taronga Zoo, Mosman
Travel by: Duration:
Ferry, Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$299.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
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