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Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9250 7111
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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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Australian Ballet

I subscribe to the Australian Ballet, I see 4 ballets a year, it is fantastic, amazing dancers the whole atmosphere is wonderful I look forward to each performance, usually I have... read more

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Dirty looking brown building that somehow always appears to photograph white. The performances there are also very expensive. the best bit about the opera House is the seal that lives on the back steps. I was very disappointed in this building.

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Sydney, Australia
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I subscribe to the Australian Ballet, I see 4 ballets a year, it is fantastic, amazing dancers the whole atmosphere is wonderful I look forward to each performance, usually I have coffee and a sandwich outside the Drama theatre, close to all amenities and the lift. There is a courtesy bus that leaves from Circular Quay near the Manly wharf... More 

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Bundanoon, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently attended an event with band and orchestra-wonderful! Easy to access, great range of dining nearby and ease of entering and being seated. The pricing of all beverages and food was fair. The toilet facilities are great as it is difficult with everyone at the interval! This iconic building delivers inside and out, style and function. 5 stars all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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haven't been to the Opera House in years. Went to a live show there. WOW it has changed. Much better thought out fore court with restaurants evenly distributed around the area and reasonably priced.

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Anshan, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

what can I say simply amazing if your on the ferry you get harbour bridge on 1 side opera house on other just amazing to see it up close

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Sydney, Australia
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Do yourself a favour and take the Sydney Opera House tour when you're next visiting this beautiful building. The guides are passionate about their subject matter, the building itself is both a partner in the presentation and is coaxed into revealing her secrets. A brilliant look into who and what the Sydney Opera House is. Runs for an hour and... More 

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Words are simply not enough to describe this building. We walked around at night to a beautiful lit Sydney skyline, Circular Key and the Bridge and no crowds.Fantastic, what a city, building and harbour. Very Proud to have it in our sate and country.

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Katoomba, Australia
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We saw Operation Ouch Live here last week. Excellent location, lots of cafes and restaurants. Amazing harbour views. Very clean venue, great staff. Many kids activities and play areas. Parking close by wasn't too expensive.

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Sydney, Australia
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Took my two grand kids to a show called 'Operation Ouch'. The guy at ticket counter was willing to help out to our predicament and helped us and made us very happy. Show starts on time. (Is it not a primary requirement?). A very big screen shows the action on the stage for the young people at the farthest seat,... More 

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I have been here many times but this is the first time I have reviewed it. Our Opera House is world class and attracts local as well as overseas performers. I have seen the ballet, opera as well as singers and children's concerts. All were just fabulous. I guess as Sydney siders we take it for granted having watched it... More 

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