Go behind the scenes at the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House, one of the world's "must-see" attractions. On your one-hour guided walking tour of the Sydney Opera House, you'll see what goes on behind the world's most recognizable sails. You'll hear the controversial story of the building's construction, as dramatic as any opera plot and brought alive by the tour's new interactive audio-visual presentation.
- Popular one-hour tour of the Sydney Opera House
- Behind-the-scenes visit of one of the world's most famous performing arts centers
- Interactive audio-visual presentation
- Secure a booking of this regularly booked out tour
- Enjoy a tasting plate prepared by award-winning chefs at the Opera Kitchen (if option selected)
- Your choice of time, departing every half-hour from 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Illuminating commentary from your expert guide
Recent Photos of this Tour
Sydney Opera House - exterior ...Photo by: helene03 2013
Foyer at the Opera HousePhoto by: helene03 2013
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Inside viewPhoto by: sazUnited Kingdom, 05 2012
EntrancePhoto by: sazUnited Kingdom, 05 2012
Opera HousePhoto by: sazUnited Kingdom, 05 2012
The Sydney Opera House was destined for greatness ever since it opened in 1973, and today it is one of Australia's most recognizable icons. Your guide will bring to life the amazing stories behind this miracle of architecture and engineering on your one-hour tour. You'll visit one of the major concert halls in the opera house, where over 1,500 performances are staged each year, and immerse yourself in the dramatic world of Australia's premier performing arts center. The short one-hour tour leaves you with plenty of time in the day free to enjoy in Sydney.
Enhance your tour and enjoy a gourmet tasting plate for two (if option selected), at the Opera Kitchen. The delicious three-tier tasting plate sample menu includes: sushi, prawns and plank roasted salmon, mini wagyu and chicken burgers, dumplings, spring rolls and crunchy fries. Relax on the lower concourse of Sydney Opera House while taking in the spectacular views and taste sumptuous treats from the award-winning chefs. Dine before or after your tour, the choice is yours!
VIVID LIVE Behind-the-Scenes Tour: May 25 to June 2, 2013
From late May to early June Sydney is transformed into a dazzling canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid, Sydney's premier winter festival takes over the city after dark. The highlights include light installations and projections and performances from local and international musicians at VIVID LIVE at the Sydney Opera House. For a limited time, you have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at VIVID LIVE, entering through the stage door. Be a VIP on this one-hour Sydney Opera House guided tour that will take you backstage, into the theaters and the green room to the stars of VIVID LIVE. Hear the stories behind the festival and discover the magic behind the 'Lighting of the Sails' that transforms the Sydney Opera House into a living canvas of amazing color, shape and movement. Your behind the scenes tour concludes with a glass of sparkling wine with spectacular views of VIVID Sydney.
Reviewed by Caroline J A, May 2013
Absolutely brilliant. Have fallen in love with this building. Tour very good and informative. Even got to watch rehearsals of the ballet there. Totally amazing a must do for everyone visiting Sydney.
Reviewed by Goldtooth, May 2013
This was a wondetful tour We had a great time at each stop Highly reccomend