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!
1 hour (approx)Start time
Tours start approx. every 30 minutes starting from 09:00am to 5:00pm.
(Please specify your preferred start time in the special request field at time of booking)
Sydney Opera House Tours depart from 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.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The Sydney Opera House Tour ends in the Box Office Foyer
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.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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.