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Tour code: 2482SOH1
Go behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House for a fascinating look at this Sydney icon. Your knowledgeable guide leads you through the World Heritage–listed building on a 1-hour walking tour, sharing entertaining stories about the revered performance center's history and providing access to off-limits parts of the house. Tours take place every 30 minutes throughout the day, so it’s easy to fit into your sightseeing schedule. Upgrade to top off your experience with a delicious tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen.

Highlights

  • 1-hour behind-the-scenes tour of the Sydney Opera House
  • Explore this UNESCO World Heritage site with an insider guide
  • Learn about the inspiration behind its world-famous architecture
  • See areas that are normally off-limits to the public
  • Upgrade to include a tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen
  • Arrive for your tour whenever it suits you throughout the day

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The frequent tour times make it easy to fit this must-do tour of Sydney's most recognizable attraction into your schedule.

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What You Can Expect

Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour

Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour

Your tour of the Sydney Opera House gives you an insider's perspective on one of the world’s most famous performance venues, where more than 1,500 concerts, ballets, musicals and plays are staged every year. Check out areas that are off-limits to the general public, learn about the distinctive exterior design made up of ‘shell’ tiles, and hear about opera house’s Danish architect, including his inspiration and building challenges. Walk through the elegant foyers, visit one of the largest pillar-free chambers in the world, sit down in a custom-made white birch chair and look up at the vaulted ceiling.

Explore in depth during your 1-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide, who shares fun facts about the opera house’s history, architecture and the thousands of performances that have taken place there since it opened in 1973.

Opera Kitchen tasting plate:
Upgrade your tour to include a tasting plate for two at the Opera Kitchen, an indoor-outdoor gourmet cafe on the lower level of the opera house plaza, where you can relax on the patio before or after your tour and enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and the Harbour Bridge. The 3-tier tasting plate includes dishes such as sushi, plank-roasted salmon, mini wagyu and chicken burgers, dumplings and fries. You may purchase cocktails, beer or perhaps of glass of Australian wine to accompany your food (own expense).

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Customer Reviews

Antony W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Very good , amazing info, food ok

Jonathan Q

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

kteacherabc123

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour! Really enjoyed going into the different venues and especially enjoyed getting to listen to the symphony rehearse.

Vikas G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Lovely guide. Good story of the place. Great Architectural work

edward j

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fabulous iconic building that must be seen from the inside to fully appreciate. Very knowlegable guide but expect a wait even with pre purchased on line tickets.

CLEVEIA D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

the tour guide was very good I enjoyed it

joyce a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A beautiful building. Wouldn and #39;t miss it.

Janet K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent. I found out so much about this iconic building.

mshapira9

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We loved our tour guide!

Philip T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our tour guide, Pam was excellent and very informative. A very well spent 1 hour that you will never regret to see the inside of one of most beautiful building in the world!

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