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Whether you’re a morning person or not, this early morning tour is surely worth your time with an exhilarating experience of the larger-than-life Sydney Opera House from its backstage.
Enjoy the company of an expert guide who spills some insider’s secrets as he takes you behind the scenes around this world-famous site. Check out the inner sanctum areas, grand theatres and step on stage during the undisturbed early hours, when the crew and artists are yet to claim their work space!
This inspiring trip concludes with a hearty breakfast in the Green Room - the exclusive domains of our crew and performers!
Approx. 3 hoursStart time
Tour departs at 7am. Please reach at 6:45am at the Stage Door.
Make your way to the Stage Door located on Vehicle Concourse, Sydney Opera House.
Directions: You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a 6 minutes walk to the Opera House.
Original point of departure
Start this thrilling early morning adventure by assembling at the Stage Door located on Vehicle Concourse at Sydney Opera House. A departure in the early hours confirms an uninterrupted and peaceful touring experience. An expert guide takes you through this UNESCO World Heritage-listed building that hosts over 1500 performances annually at its multiple performing arts venues.
Explore the nooks and corners of this world-famous and iconic performance venue. Enjoy an undisturbed access to the inner sanctum areas that are otherwise buzzing with performers and technical crews later in the day. Walk through the hallowed theatres, as you’re taken behind the curtains and subsequently on stage. Learn about what goes on backstage, hear a few interesting secrets and insider’s stories and get a perspective on the dramatic and passionate lives of the performers.
Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities during this tour and let your guide inform you about any photography restricted areas. Conclude this experience with a grand hot breakfast in the Green Room, a place that serves as a private area for the crew and some of the world’s most well-respected artists. If you choose to go on this trip on a Sunday, the breakfast will be arranged at the Opera Kitchen instead.
This trip ends with an exit to the Stage Door, from where you may make your own way to your respective accommodation.
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: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
On Sunday, breakfast will be served in the Opera Kitchen as the Green Room is not open.
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.
All large items of luggage and backpacks must be cloaked before the start of the tour.
Unfortunately, this tour is not recommended for people with mobility problems.
For safety reasons, children under the age of 10 are not able to take part in the Backstage Tour.
The Backstage tour includes up to 300 stairs. We request you to wear enclosed rubber soled shoes for this tour.