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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
Fee: Yes
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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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We went on the Opera House tour which was fantastic to see around the inside. Our guide was great and the wearing of headsets for the commentary tour was great. Learning about... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went on the Opera House tour which was fantastic to see around the inside. Our guide was great and the wearing of headsets for the commentary tour was great. Learning about the History and the building of the Opera House was amazing to learn about. Highly recommended.

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Thank Judy C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They bring you from room to room and the middle part of the tour is where you see the big open room. You'll enjoy it. But they are closed for the next 7 months. It's finally getting a 7 million refurbish.

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Thank Soapy S
Sacramento, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a beautiful and amazing piece of architecture. Definitely take a tour as it gives you better insight to the staggering feat it was to build this landmark. If you can, see a show. The acoustics were unparalleled - the best I've heard for a symphony.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visit the opera, go to a ballet practice, a ballet, and symphony, and a guide visit my guide was fantastic French tour

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Thank maisoncote
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stay here for 9 weeks was so wonderful time i ever have , loved this big city.Very thing here very clearn and nice.The people very friendly,It really big house of Opera house.

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Thank Thao H
Cedar Park, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our tour guide, Bali, led a small group of us on a one hour tour of the opera house. We saw several performance venues, learned the history of the iconic building that became the youngest ever site to gain UNESCO status and heard lots of interesting facts about the Opera House ... even some new ones since we heard Opera... More 

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Thank Stacy B
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved being here. Just sitting on the steps or a restaurant around it, this place can never go wrong, It's magical to be around the Opera House!

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Manager at Sydney Opera House, responded to this review

Dear Shulpa V, Thank you for such a positive review of the Opera House - it is fantastic you enjoyed this "magical" experience so thoroughly! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, SOH More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Set around a beauftul botanical garden and the harbour bridge whilst have some amazing restaurants and bars makes it a must see. Looks even better at night, worth a visit and is a tick of the bucket list if you go to Sydney :)

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Manager at Sydney Opera House, responded to this review

Dear jakeythesnakey21, Thank you for such a kind review of the Opera House and our bars and restaurants. We are so glad you were impressed by the building at night - the lighting creates a very special ambience and sight! Well done for ticking something off your bucket list - good luck on your next adventure! Kind Regards, SOH More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Extremely informative tour of main areas in the Opera House, including the main hall and Utzon Room. Tour Guide was a wealth of information about the history of this iconic building.

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Manager at Sydney Opera House, responded to this review

Dear petayl8, Thank you for such a positive review of our tour - we are delighted you enjoyed your experience and that the guide impressed you with their wealth of knowledge! The history of the Opera House is truly something special, and surprises many visitors! Kind Regards, SOH More 

Asheville, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did a tour and went to a concert of the symphony. Both very worthwhile. Stunning architecture, of course. We all know it because it's Sydney's trademark, but you should se it. The exterior is not white, as it appears in pictures. More cream.

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SydneyOperaHouseTeam, Manager at Sydney Opera House, responded to this review

Dear DRLAshville, Thank you for such a kind review of our tour and the symphony performance - it is fantastic you got to experience both! Thank you also for your kind words about our architecture! Kind Regards, SOH More 

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