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Guided Back Stage Tour of Sydney Opera House

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Free cancellation
Mobile ticket
2 hrs 30 mins
Guided tour
Meals included

Step into the hidden world of the Sydney Opera House with an exclusive guided backstage tour, complete with insider secrets and a lavish Green Room breakfast.


  • Immerse yourself in an exclusive 2.5-hour guided tour, backstage at the iconic Sydney Opera House, exploring hidden realms usually off-limits.

  • Peek behind the stage and uncover the fascinating intricacies of theatre, from staging processes to performer traditions.

  • Experience the Concert Hall's organ and the Joan Sutherland Theatre's rear stage lift, showcasing the complex beauty of this world-class venue.

  • Indulge in a delicious breakfast in the exclusive Green Room, the heart of the performer's domain.

  • Fun fact: The phrase ‘break a leg’ originated in ancient Greece, where audiences stomped their feet instead of clapping!


  • 2.5-hour guided tour

  • Expert English-speaking guide

  • Breakfast (Please find the menu here).

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embark on a Theatrical Adventure

Start your journey into the world of theatre by stepping through the same Stage Door that countless world-renowned performers have graced. Joining a small group, you'll be guided by an expert who'll share insider secrets and amusing anecdotes from the Sydney Opera House’s rich history. Your guide will lead you through the labyrinth of backstage areas, usually off-limits to the public, where you'll get a peek into the heart of this bustling performing arts center. You'll even learn about the time Danish architect Jørn Utzon's winning design was initially discarded, only to be retrieved and celebrated globally.

Savour a Star's Breakfast

After an intriguing exploration, the tour culminates in the Green Room, the performers' exclusive domain. Here, you'll enjoy a delightful breakfast, a privilege usually reserved for artists. This tour is not merely a visit; it's a captivating immersion into the world of performance, promising a unique perspective and an unforgettable experience.

Important Information

  • For safety, flat, enclosed, rubber-soled shoes must be worn on this tour as there are over 300 steps to climb.

  • Since there are a lot of live performances that are staged here, the venues are subject to availability at the time of your tour.

  • All large items of luggage or backpacks must be cloaked.


  • Children below the age of 10 are not permitted on this tour.

  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users and individuals with mobility impairments.

  • Video recording is strictly prohibited on this tour.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Sydney Opera House.

  • Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

  • Landmark: Stage Door under the Monumental Stairs.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand B. It is a 9-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #333, #392N or #396 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Circular Quay. It is a 9-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #T1, #T2, #T3, or more to get you there.

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