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Sydney Opera House Tours

The Sydney Opera House is one of the most famous venues for performing arts. With these tickets, you can choose from a wide range of tours to explore and learn all about this icon in both architectural and technological innovation sectors.
Sydney Opera House Tours

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Jeffrey Jacobs
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Jeffrey

4/5
United States
Ticketing was easy, even for a non-tech person like myself, the tour guide was articulate and knowledgeable, and the Opera House is, of course, amazing.
Sydney Opera House Walking Tour
Mark Richardson
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Mark

5/5
Australia
Ticketing was simple, well organised and lots of helpful guides around to help. Darryl was so much fun, knowledgeable and passionate about the venue.
Sydney Opera House Walking Tour
Marianne V Kramer

Marianne

4/5
The tour was informative and detailed. Very well done. The confusing part was where to go for food afterward since our tour included lunch. The tour staff pointed us to the opera house bar and it took a few attempts for me to find a server at the opera house bar who was familiar with our lunch option. Otherwise, not bad at all. If I were to do it again I would purchase my own lunch separately because the tour lunch was a limited menu.
Guided Tour of Sydney Opera House with Meal at House Canteen
Susan Hopesmith

Susan

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The guide was informative, kept us all together and safe. The big concert hall was unavailable but that was explained beforehand, due to refit. Not too many stairs and we were not hurried. A very nice tour.
Guided Tour of Sydney Opera House with Meal at House Canteen

Sydney Opera House Tours Guide

Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s leading performance spaces, set on the banks of the gorgeous Sydney Harbour. Opened in 1973, the venue comprises six performance theaters, which together host more than 30 shows a week and 2000 events a year. The distinguished architectural marvel represents huge shells or billowing sails, thereby attracting visitors from all over the globe. If you’re planning a visit, check out our in-depth guide to know all about Sydney Opera House tickets and tour options, essential visitor information and more. 
The Sydney Opera House is arguably one of the most famous landmarks in not just the city, but the country. Due to its popularity, it’s best to book your tickets online to get your preferred date and time slot for a visit, avail great benefits and discounts, and more. You can choose to book guided Sydney Opera House tours, where explore the structure in detail with an expert guide, or book Sydney Opera House shows, and attend a spectacular performance. 
Gain an in-depth perspective into one of the most iconic buildings in Australia with an expert tour guide by your side. Take in the picturesque surroundings and learn about the Sydney Opera House’s architecture and construction, history, and other interesting facts.

Why go on these tours? 

  • Walk under the glorious white sails of the largest performance venue in the world with an expert guide. Learn about its long history, architecture, interesting facts and anecdotes.
  • Enjoy a delectable meal at the in-house Opera Kitchen after your tour. 
  • Guided tours are available in different languages like English and Mandarin. Choose the one that suits you best.

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Learn the secrets of this engineering marvel and discover how Jorn Utzon worked towards bringing his brilliant imagination to life.
Discover the fascinating history, learn interesting facts, and explore the pure elegance of the Sydney Opera House with an expert English-speaking guide on your walking tour. 
Get an up-close look at the glorious architecture of the Sydney Opera House and explore its six performance spaces and theatres. Top it off with a delicious meal at the Opera Kitchen. 

What are Sydney Opera House tour timings?

Welcome Centre timings
In Person - Monday to Sunday: 8:45 AM to 5 PM
Virtual - Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM; Saturday: 9 AM to 4 PM

What is the best time to go for a Sydney Opera House tour?

The Sydney Opera House is open all year round. The best time to visit is during the non-peak season, between March to May and September to December.

How long is a Sydney Opera House tour?

On average, a Sydney Opera House tour lasts for one hour. You can extend your stay if you have a confirmed meal at the Opera Kitchen.

Where is the Sydney Opera House located?

Sydney Opera House is located at Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
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How do I get to the Sydney Opera House?

You can get to Sydney Opera House via car, public transport, or even a bicycle. Here's all you need to know:
How do I get there by car?
If you’re driving down, you can park at the Wilson Car Park, right next to the Opera House.
How do I get there by taxi?
Taxis can drop you off at Macquarie Street, after the Opera House car park.
How do I get there by bus/train/ferry?
To reach there by Bus/Train/Ferry, you can take metro lines T2, T3, or T8 to get to Circular Quay. From here, you can simply walk to the Opera House. Similarly, the closest bus stop is also at Circular Quay.
How do I get there by bicycle?
Bicycles and other non-motorized vehicles can be dismounted at the entrance and carried on-site. 

Can I take the metro/train to the Sydney Opera House?

You can take a train to the Opera House and get off at Circular Quay. From here, the Opera House is just a 6-minute walk. Trains T1, T2, T3, T7, or T8 will take you to Circular Quay.

Can I take the bus to the Sydney Opera House?

You can take a bus to the Opera House and get off at Circular Quay. From here, the Opera House is just a 6-minute walk. Bus numbers 304, 333, 333N, 373, 374, 377, 392, 394, 396, 397, 399, 500, 507, 515,518, 520, M52, L94, X94, and X97 will take you to Circular Quay station.

Is photography allowed at the Sydney Opera House?

Yes, photography is allowed at the Sydney Opera House. For commercial or promotional purposes, please seek consent from the relevant authorities first.

Is storage facility available at the Sydney Opera House?

Although there is a cloaking facility at the entrance, visitors are encouraged to leave large bags, umbrellas, suitcases, and prams at home.

How many people will be a part of a Sydney Opera House tour?

Up to 20 guests are allowed on a single tour. If you’re looking to book a tour with more than 8 guests, please inform the venue in advance.

Is dining available at Sydney Opera House restaurants?

Sydney Opera House restaurants are open for dining and are operating following all safety protocols. You can have a meal at the Opera Kitchen or a drink at the Opera Bar.

Are guided tours of the Sydney Opera House available?

Yes, guests can now book Sydney Opera House guided tours. You will find different tour options, giving you a variety to choose from.

Is the Sydney Opera House wheelchair friendly?

Yes, the Sydney Opera House is wheelchair accessible. You will find several wheelchair and companion seat locations in all the theaters.

Is parking available at Sydney Opera House?

Parking is available at the Sydney Opera House Car Park run by Wilson Parking. It is located at the Northern End of 2 Macquarie Street. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week, the car park grants access to Sydney Opera House Lower Concourse. 
There is so much to see and do on your Sydney Opera House tour. Here’s what you can look out for.

Sydney Opera House Architecture

Explore the fascinating architecture of Sydney Opera House, a proud creation of the country dating back to the 1950s. The unique shell design has drawn in visitors from around the world. It is one of the largest performance venues in the world, comprising six performance spaces and theatres.

Inside the Sydney Opera House

Beneath its glorious white sails, lie six performance venues and other attractions including reception rooms, a restaurant, rehearsal rooms, and a one-of-a-kind open-air forecourt overlooking the harbour and city. Performance spaces inside the Sydney Opera House include the Concert Hall, Drama Theatre, Playhouse, Joan Sutherland Theatre, Utzon Room, and Studio.

Opera Bar & Kitchen

Located in the heart of the Sydney Opera House is the simple yet elegant Opera Bar & Kitchen. Enjoy a delicious meal in the shadows of the giant white sails, while soaking in views of the harbour. There’s always something for everyone at Opera Kitchen from the morning bakery to a pasta bar in the afternoon and evening. If you love Japanese cuisine, Opera Kitchen also offers some of the finest ramen and other fresh dishes.

Sydney Opera House Shows

Catch some of the most spectacular shows at the world’s best performance venue. A few shows to watch out for are West Side Story: The Musical, Madama Butterfly, Greatest Opera Hits, La Boheme, La Traviata at Sydney Harbour, Faust, Aida, and many more. Combine your tour with a Sydney Opera House show to make the most out of your visit.
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Sydney Harbour Cruise

Take a ride along the most beautiful natural harbour in the world on a Sydney Harbour Cruise. Enjoy spectacular views of the harbour, Sydney Opera House, and Sydney’s skyline with a fun dose of entertainment and food.

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Located on the shores of the Harbour is the famous Sydney Taronga Zoo. Take a walk on the wild side and get close to seals, tigers, koalas, and many more native Australian animals at the zoo. The best part? You get to ride a sky cable car, where you have a bird’s eye view of the whole zoo!

Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Make the most of Sydney in a day or two with an expert guide taking you through the city’s most famous landmarks and attractions, including Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Your Sydney hop-on hop-off bus tour will help you save time, especially if you’re on a short visit.

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Is the Sydney Opera House open now?

Yes. The Sydney Opera House is open now and is operating with high safety measures in place.

Are Sydney Opera House tickets available online now?

Sydney Opera House tickets & tours are available for booking now. You can book your tickets online to get your preferred tour and date/time for visiting.

What are the different types of Sydney Opera House tickets?

Your Sydney Opera House tickets include either a tour of the venue or a ticket to one of the many shows it houses.

Are guided tours included in my Sydney Opera House tours?

Yes, Sydney Opera House tours include the services of a professional tour guide. Up to 20 guests are allowed to be a part of the tour.

What languages are Sydney Opera House guided tours available in?

Sydney Opera House guided tours are available in several languages such as English and Mandarin.

What are Sydney Opera House tour timings?

You can visit the Welcome Centre at the Sydney Opera House for tour enquiries.
In Person - Monday to Sunday: 8:45 AM to 5 PM
Virtual - Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM; Sunday: 9 AM to 4 PM

Can I book Sydney Opera House shows online now?

Yes, you can now book your Sydney Opera House show tickets online.

What is the cancelation policy for Sydney Opera House tickets?

Most Sydney Opera House tickets & tours can be canceled between 24 to 48 hours before the date of visit. You’ll find the exact information at the bottom of each ticket.

What is the best way to get to the Sydney Opera House?

If you drive down, park at the Wilson Car Parking. If you take the bus or train, alight at Circular Quay and simply walk to the Opera House from here.

Is the Sydney Opera House wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Sydney Opera House is wheelchair accessible. Guests can also rent wheelchairs and enjoy preferred seating along with a companion during a show.

Are Sydney Opera House restaurants open now?

Yes. Sydney Opera House restaurants and other venues are open and functioning following strict safety measures.

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