Sydney Opera House's Backstage Tour is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the real-life dramas behind this celebrated performing arts centre.
Your personal guide will raise the curtain on what really goes on beyond the spotlight. Revealing industry secrets that you will not hear anywhere else.
Have you ever dreamed of taking centre stage in an iconic performance venue that’s famous throughout the world? Treading the very same boards as the likes of Cate Blanchett, Luciano Pavarotti, Ella Fitzgerald and Dame Joan Sutherland? On a Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour, you’ll do all that and more.
This show-stopping two-hour journey beneath those celebrated sails is your VIP invitation to unparalleled behind-the-scenes access. Led by a knowledgeable tour guide who is ready to answer all your questions about the history of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed building, you’ll see exactly what the stars of yesterday and today see as they prepare for their big moment on one of the world’s most significant stages. If you’re lucky, catch a glimpse of the actors, dancers and musicians going through their rehearsals and warm-up routines.
Then, once you’ve uncovered just a few of the mysteries of the backstage world and had your fill of insider secrets, you’ll enjoy a full continental breakfast in the Green Room – the exclusive domain of the staff and performers who call this remarkable building home – where you might even rub shoulders with a celebrity or two. For lovers of dance, opera, theatre and performing arts of all kinds, a Backstage Tour at the Sydney Opera House is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t soon forget.
Two-hour tours run daily at 7am only, in order to provide the best behind-the-scenes access for guests. Group sizes are intimate, with a maximum of 12 guests.
Save 10% by booking online at sydneyoperahouse.com/tours, or call the Box Office on 9250 7777.
Bookings are essential and limited to a maximum of twelve people per tour. Online sales close at 4.00pm one day prior to the tour.
We ask guests to please arrive at Stage Door 15 minutes prior to the 7.00am departure time for check in.
You can buy tickets online by following the Book Now link above, over the phone on +61 2 9250 7250 or in person
from the Box Office.
The Backstage Tour includes up to 300 stairs. Flat, enclosed, rubber-soled shoes must be worn. For safety reasons, children aged 12 years and under are not permitted on the Backstage Tour.