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Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate Dining Experience

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

    Your tour of the Sydney Opera House takes you behind the scenes of one of the world’s most iconic performance venues, where more than 1,500 concerts, plays, musicals and ballets are staged every year. Explore it with an insider guide, who shares stories and fun facts about the opera house’s history, performances and architecture throughout your 1-hour tour.

    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. 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. Includes a 1 hour guided tour of the Sydney Opera House followed by a Tasting Plate of hot and cold dishes to be shared between two at the Harbourside restaurant Opera Kitchen located at the base of the Opera House overlooking sparkling Sydney Harbour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point Easy walk from Circular Quay Train Station, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • Professional live tour guide
    • One tasting plate to share between two
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (are available to purchase)
    • Additional meals (are available for purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The guided tour contains approximately 200 steps Low Impact
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs an accessible tour can be booked by contacting the supplier directly
    • The guided tour runs from 9:00am - 5:00pm, 7 days a week
    • Dining is available between 11:30am and 6:30pm at Opera Kitchen
    • Tours do not operate on Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day before 1:00pm
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour was fantastic and guide did a super job. The included box lunch afterward was fabulous and they even worked with my wife to fix her up with gluten free items. Loved it.
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    Response from sydneyoperahouse, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate Dining Experience
    Responded 3 days ago
    Dear golffore2001, We love that you had a fantastic time on the Sydney Opera House tour and that you were able to relax with lunch afterward. It was our pleasure to help rustle up some gluten-free items for your wife too! See you again soon. Kind regards, Team SOH
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    It was the Thrilling hour of life when we enjoyed snacks with drinks seeing the Opera House from the outside sitting of restaurant. Viewing sea , harbour bridge and Opera House with a glass of chilled drink with French fries. Amazing. It was mild sun light giving rest to
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    Response from sydneyoperahouse, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate Dining Experience
    Responded 1 Dec 2019
    Dear Terchmech h, Thank you so much for this fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed you time here with us a t this iconic landmark of Sydney. We would love to welcome you back again soon, possibly even for a tour inside this amazing building. Kind Regards, Team SOH
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    It's everything you hope it will be. We completed the earliest available Tour and Tasting option. Highly recommend being on the first group. If you arrive before your scheduled tour time, you can marvel at the exterior architecture and enjoy the bay without a rush of tourists.
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    Response from sydneyoperahouse, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate Dining Experience
    Responded 21 Sep 2019
    Dear sarastevie, We are so happy that the Sydney Opera House was everything that you hoped it would be. The tour and tasting is a fabulous activity to do with us and we are thrilled that you learnt and ate lots! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Team SOH
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    This building is remarkable! It is set up to enable several venues at any time and yet still serve many people. The food facility while crowded is a gorgeous location.
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    Response from SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Team SOH at Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate Dining Experience
    Responded 31 May 2019
    Dear maryloustrain, Thank you for your remarkable feedback! The Sydney Opera House has seven performance spaces, each specially designed for a particular performance art genre. That means that 2000 people can be watching a symphony in the Concert Hall, 1000 people loving opera in the Joan Sutherland Theater, 400 enjoying contemporary dance in the Drama Theatre, 300 fascinated by cabaret in the Studio, 200 listening to chamber music in the Utzon Room, 300 enthralled by a play in the Playhouse, and 5000 dancing to contemporary music on the forecourt all at the same time!! There is not better place to be to see performance art. Kind regards, Team SOH
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Sydney Opera House
    23,750 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    JacquesSny
    30
    Wonderful experience
    A very well presented one-hour tour. Beautiful interior as expected from the Opera House. Worth visiting!
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    MichelleB5
    Atlanta, Georgia
    13843
    SIX the musical was amazing
    The perfect ending to our cruise. The Opera house is an iconic landmark. It stands up to all of the hype.
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    Normandy C
    Melbourne, Australia
    10366
    Wu Tang Clan at the Sydney Opera House
    Amazing venue befitting the iconic group from the Shaolin, the WU-TANG CLAN. Amazing acoustics made the concert a
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    LindgrenElias
    Toronto, Canada
    10
    Do the your
    We did the one hour tour in English. Wonderful tour. Great people. Excellent guide with a great voice (Bella).
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    608CathyC
    Thornton, Australia
    5612
    a little bit of class
    The Opera House tour was very good. Our guide Yvonne was a lovely person with excellent knowledge and a great
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    Rainbow T
    Sydney
    7723
    A must... take in a show or just wonder at the building
    Performances are outstanding and so is the building. Walk around and through, the view, take in a drink or food. A
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    Lazylibran777777
    112
    David Suchet
    Most wonderful show. He is entertaining and a wonderful actor. Would go and see him again anytime. He verbalize
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    SimmoH53
    High Wycombe, United Kingdom
    14181
    Excellent venue
    Wife and I saw La Boheme whilst in Sydney and it did not disappoint as the interpretation for this version was
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    belal30
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    8158
    Great location to visit
    Great location to visit, a lot of restaurants and shops around it, some are pricey, so better look around before
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    golffore2001
    Hamilton, Ohio
    11535
    Great tour and lunch
    The tour was fantastic and guide did a super job. The included box lunch afterward was fabulous and they even
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    OnAir816277
    20
    Excellent guided tour
    Our tour guide Alex was great! We enjoyed the tour so much that we bought tickets for the next day’s performance
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    adam1111_11
    Whitefield, United Kingdom
    256209
    As impressive as I hoped
    This iconic building is just stunning. One can not tire of staring. The auditorium is smaller than expected
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    mikewolfrealtor
    Sydney, Australia
    20271
    Just amazing in every way Don’t just see it by ferry
    Coming from architectural background what an amazing awesome experience it was to walk around and explore the
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    493donnal
    Tempe, Arizona
    296
    Stay to see a performance!
    Wanted to see the architecture but fortunate for me, I was able to get same day tickets for the opera Madame
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    rustynicoll
    St. Petersburg, Florida
    4925
    NO DRESS CODE! TOURISTS WELCOMED!
    We were going to purchase tickets for the back stage tour of the opera house until we found out that there were
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    • Sydney Opera House
    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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