Make your own way to the venue at Coolangatta Beach as early as 5pm to enter the seating area for the opera performance.
The performance runs for a total of approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including a 30-minute intermission. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner to eat before the opera starts at dusk. You can wear casual clothing or dress up, keeping in mind that you'll be outdoors and subject to the evening’s weather conditions. Seating is on the sand and your own blanket.
This Opera Australia production of one of Verdi’s most popular operas features some of the company's finest singers, accompanied by a chorus with singers from the Gold Coast’s Surf Life Saving clubs and community choirs.
When booking, choose from three seating options: A-Reserve, B-Reserve or C-Reserve. Premium Ticket holders will have access to one of three bars located in the area and open to the public, with a number of beverage and food options available. A number of restaurants are located near the venue for pre- and post-show dining, and a barbecue and snack stand will be operating on site. Cash only please; there are no ATMs in the venue.
Opera on the Beach is presented by Opera Australia in partnership with the Bleach* Festival, City of The Gold Coast and Tourism & Events Queensland.