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Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9250 7111
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House...

Follow our friendly guide on an incredible tour of Sydney Opera House -exploring the World Heritage-listed masterpiece home to 1000 rooms, 300 corridors and hundreds of tales and secrets. Step inside the inspired venues where more than 1600 performances come to life each year and walk in the footsteps of stars like John Cleese, Pavarotti and The Cure. With audio visual aids you will be taken back in time to when the first concrete ribs were laid down at Bennelong Point and learn how Danish architect Jorn Utzon's ambitious vision for a world class performing arts came into existence. You can't experience Sydney Opera House without taking this tour! Tours run daily from 9am - 5pm. Available in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Spanish and German.

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Such a cool place! Book the tour to walk around. We booked a play to see and it was mediocre so just go with the tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a cool place! Book the tour to walk around. We booked a play to see and it was mediocre so just go with the tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the back-stage tour of the Opera House - the tour guide was great - energetic and knowledgeable. the Opera House is a great architectural wonder. Beautiful building!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Porgy and Bess. Really interesting and informative talk before opera made it much more enjoyable. Brilliant orchestra and chorus along with a fantastic cast of actors made this a very memorable evening. Well worth a visit just to see the building and super views of Sydney.

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Had a lovely tour round Sydney Opera House. Absolutely fabulous walking round going into a few theatre 🎭

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I went to see the Copelia ballet and when I booked tickets they had only a few left. You can't choose your seats which meant I was automatically assigned a seat that had a PARTIAL view. As in, I could only see 3/4 of the stage. This has been the first time I've ever experienced this. The 3/4 of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was impressed with the architecture of the Opera House. The design required a great deal of imagination. The setting of the Opera House on Sydney Harbour is most picturesque. The placement of the Opera House on the boardwalk is both inviting and convenient. The Opera House really gives you the sense that it is a "community treasure" and not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth doing this tour. We did have a problem with sound system while watching the film but it was great to see inside this iconic building and to hear about the problems during construction. We didn't go for the food option as some reviewers did say it was a challenge to eat the food without the help of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I took a million pictures of the place I had seen a million times in movies and on TV. I was very excited to see it. I learned the inspiration for it and how it was built. It's iconic and the main symbol of Sydney. So take a walk along the harbor and check it out.

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Good choice for a soft meal before a performance. th Plus is the view on the bay and th bridge from the Opera

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the early morning Back Stage tour. Very informative and comprehensive. Our guide,Lyn, was so good and very knowledgeable. Breakfast after the tour was just the icing on the cake

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