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The Sydney Opera House Guided Tour

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    Tours start approx. every 30 minutes starting from 9am to 5pm.
    (Please specify your preferred start time in the special request field at time of booking)
  • Duration
    1 hour (approx)
Inclusions
  • Guided walking tour
  • Entrance to Sydney Opera House
  • Visit the major performance venues
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Get up close to one of the world’s most iconic landmarks – Sydney Opera House!
  • Marvel at the vaulted ceilings, capture photos from vantage points and explore drama theatres & foyers
  • Delve into the building's 14-year creation and 58-year history in this guided tour
  • An opportunity to purchase a photo memento in the Opera House memory book is offered
  • Frequent departures gives you flexibility to join this incredible tour at your convenience
  • Show your vouchers in print or on your smartphone!

Overview

Get a different perspective on one of the world’s most iconic buildings on the Sydney Opera House Tour.

Expert guides will lead you around the interior of this architectural marvel. Designed by the Danish architect Jorn Utzon, the Sydney Opera House was 13 years in the making because of differences between Utzon and the Australian government.

Step inside the theatres and foyers where over 2,500 performances are staged each year and learn about how the unique design benefits acoustics.

The Sydney Opera house tour is a wonderful way to learn more about this postcard image of Australia. This is your chance to truly get up-close to this iconic building!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    1 hour (approx)

  • Start time

    Tours start approx. every 30 minutes starting from 9am to 5pm.
    (Please specify your preferred start time in the special request field at time of booking)

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the Lower Concourse level outside Sydney Opera House gift store.
    Directions: You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a 6 minutes walk to the Opera House.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

  • Ending Point

    The Sydney Opera House Tour ends in the Box Office Foyer.

Itinerary

  • Your Sydney Opera House Tour starts from the Tour Meeting Point located on the Lower Concourse level outside the Sydney Opera House gift store.

    Your guide will bring to life the amazing stories behind this miracle of architecture and engineering. Working with new, rich audio-visual components, where images are projected onto the fabric of the building, your guide will take you on an exhilarating journey, engrossing you in a story to rival any opera plot with its dramatic twists and turns. Some 1,500 performances, from opera to circus, rock and cabaret, are staged each year to audiences of around 1.5 million.

    The Sydney Opera House Tour ends in the Box Office Foyer. At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to purchase a photo memento in an exclusive Sydney Opera House memory book. In this book, you will also be given access to unlimited digital copies of your exclusive tour photos.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Guided walking tour
  • Entrance to Sydney Opera House
  • Visit the major performance venues
  • Hotel Transfers

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

All large items of luggage or backpacks must be cloaked before the start of the tour.

Access to individual theatres is subject to availability and may be limited due to performances, rehearsals and other events.

Customer Reviews

  • Noel thomson, United Kingdom 04/07/2018
  • Raffy fenix, Philippines 01/05/2018
  • Great tour of a world landmark from down under
    Mark Henington, United States 05/25/2017

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