Imax Sydney Tickets
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- Enjoy an unforgettable IMAX experience in Sydney at the newly revamped theater.
- Catch your favorite films on the world’s biggest screen.
- Featuring the latest digital projection system and sound technology, buckle up for an immersive theater experience!
what to expect
What is Imax Sydney
IMAX is a system of film projectors, formats, high-resolution cameras, and theaters that are known for having a tall aspect ratio and very steep seating. This results in a completely immersive theater experience. The film format used is ten times larger than the traditional format and offers far greater resolutions than that offered by traditional 35mm film and other digital projection systems.
IMAX Sydney is all set to have a makeover, and the new building is all set to open in 2021! Featuring the latest IMAX technology, a thoroughly immersive experience awaits the audience!
Why Visit Imax Sydney
The all-new IMAX Theater Sydney is built on the site of the older theater. There are a total of 430 seats available at the theater, which features the latest IMAX laser projection system and the world’s biggest theater screen. The all-new IMAX Sydney is present next to a 588 room 5-star hotel, along with 20,000 square meters of retail stores and dining destinations. The all-new IMAX Sydney is part of the Ribbon, a new development that has transformed the Sydney skyline in the past few years.
Here is a look at some of the technology that makes IMAX what it is.
DMR (Digital Remastering)
Invented by the IMAX corporation, digital remastering helps adjust the saturation, contrast, brightness, and numerous other details that ensure every frame is at its best.
One of the highlights of the IMAX experience is the sound. The power of the custom speaker system for an IMAX theater is unmatched, giving viewers a visceral sound experience. The Digital Remastering process improves the sound quality, such that it captures its entire dynamic range, giving a clearer and crisper result.
Featuring state-of-the-art projection technology, IMAX brings improved clarity, precision, and perfection to the image quality. Having remained at the top of the industry for over 40years, IMAX is continuously focused on implementing new technologies and features that improve the viewing experience.
In addition to being bigger, the screen is also shaped differently, which offers an immersive experience to viewers regardless of where they sit. The material of the screen itself is brighter and more reflective. Unlike traditional theaters, the seating in an IMAX theater ensures that the entire audience feels as if they are part of the action.
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Imax Sydney ticket prices are yet to be revealed (stay tuned)!
How To Get To Imax Sydney
- Imax Sydney is located at 31 Wheat Rd, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia
- By Bus: The Sydney Explorer bus stops right in front of Imax Sydney. If you are taking the public bus, you can get off at Bathurst, Druitt, or York Street stops.
- By Light Rail: Get off at Town Hall Station using lines L2 or L3. The destination is a 5-minute walk from here. Walk down Bathurst or Druitt Street and cross the footbridge to reach Imax Sydney.
- By Train: Get off at Town Hall Station using lines T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, T9, South Coast Line, or Central Coast and Newcastle Line. Walk down Bathurst or Druitt Street and cross the footbridge to reach Imax Sydney.
Things to See Around Imax Sydney
Located adjacent to Sydney’s city center, Darling Harbour is a major pedestrian and recreational precinct. It is home to numerous attractions such as SEA LIFE Aquarium, the Harbourside Shopping Center, Tumbalong Park, Powerhouse Museum, Madame Tussauds, and more. Stunning views of the Sydney skyline are possible from here, and it makes for an especially pretty sight at night.
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Featuring over 700 species of aquatic life, and home to more than 13,000 aquatic creatures, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is one of the city’s highlights. The aquarium features 7 major exhibits and takes visitors through the marine ecosystems and waterways of Australia. Emphasis is put on the unique aquatic life and environment of Australia. You can see little penguins, 10-feet long sharks, dugongs, and several other rare aquatic species!
The Sydney Tower is the tallest structure in Sydney and the second tallest observation deck in the entire Southern Hemisphere. The tower stands at a massive 305 meters in height and is one of the most iconic landmarks of the city. It can be seen from numerous vantage points around Sydney. There is an observation deck about 279 meters above ground level, known as the Sydney Tower Skywalk, where you catch stunning panoramic views of the city.
- All guests and staff will undergo a mandatory temperature check on arrival at the attraction.
- Touch-free hand sanitation stations present throughout the attraction.
- All guests and staff are required to wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth at all times.
- Guests are required to maintain a minimum of 3 meters between themselves
- Enhanced and frequent cleaning of each floor of the venue throughout the day.
IMAX Sydney Tickets: FAQs
Q: Are discounted tickets to Imax Sydney available for children?
A: Yes, children between the ages of 3 and 15 can avail discounted tickets as long as they are accompanied by an adult paying for a regular ticket. Children under 3 go free. However, they will be required to sit on the lap of the parent.
Q: Is Imax Sydney wheelchair accessible?
A: Yes, Imax Sydney is wheelchair accessible from the entry on the Easter side of the building. A lift is present, which can take visitors to Level 2, where tickets can be purchased.
Q: Can wheelchair spaces be booked online at Imax Sydney?
A: No, online booking of wheelchair spaces at Imax Sydney is not possible. Please contact the Duty Manager to book your space.
Q: Do tickets need to be pre-booked to visit Imax Sydney?
A: Yes, tickets must be pre-booked to secure a seat.
Q: Are seat numbers allocated when tickets to Imax Sydney are purchased?
A: For select new releases, seats are allocated when tickets are purchased. However, note that the seat allocation algorithm will automatically choose the best available seating when you book. If you don’t like the seats allocated, you can cancel your current booking, and restart the process. However, there is no guarantee that you will get a better seat.
Q: What is Imax Sydney seating capacity?
A: Imax Sydney has a seating capacity of 430.
Q: Can outside food and drinks be carried into Imax Sydney?
A: No, outside food and drinks are not permitted into Imax Sydney.
Q: Are pets allowed into Imax Sydney?
A: No, pets are not allowed to enter Imax Sydney.
Q: Is Imax Sydney suitable for children?
A: Although there are no restrictions on bringing small children, it is recommended that children under the age of 5 are not brought to screenings of films that have a MA 15+(Mature Accompanied), R (Restricted), or M (Mature) rating. Moreover, the large scale of the Imax screen, along with the sound system may unsettle and overstimulate babies and small children.
Q: How much do tickets to Imax Sydney cost?
A: Imax Sydney ticket prices are not yet confirmed.
Q: Are guests required to wear a mask during their visit to Imax Sydney?
A: Yes, all guests are required to wear a mask throughout the session. The only time when guests can remove masks is while drinking water. All guests must maintain a minimum of 3-meter distance from others.
Q: What are Imax Sydney opening hours?
A: There is no information regarding the operational hours of Imax Sydney. We will update this section as soon as there’s an update.
Q: Where is Imax Sydney located?
A: Imax Sydney is located at 31 Wheat Rd, Darling Harbour NSW 2000, Australia.
Q: What should I wear to Imax Sydney?
A: It is suggested you wear comfortable and warm clothing since it can get quite chilly in the theater.