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Yallamundi Rooms

Celebrate in style in this flexible, all weather event space with dramatic views of Sydney Harbour. Mark the moment with up to 400 people for a cocktail event, or create a more intimate experience with tables of 8 people, up to total of 180.

Enjoy direct access to the Northern Broadwalk from this exceptional space, as you treat your guests to one of the world’s most spectacular locations. 

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Story of Yallamundi

Meaning ‘storyteller’ in the local Sydney language , Yallamundi celebrates the Sydney Opera House connection to First Nations culture. As a meeting place for community celebrations, intimate gatherings and performances, the Yallamundi Rooms carry on the legacy of Tubowgule, maintaining a deep connection to the past, present and future of the Opera House.

This event space is crescent-shaped and spans the entire northern end of the eastern podium to take advantage of spectacular harbour views. 

Oscillating fabric and brass panels thread their way along the southern side of the new rooms, complimenting the beautifully restored original Terrazzo floor. Visible from the Northern Broadwalk and the harbour, they bring together the Utzon, Hall and new vision of the Opera House. 

Celebrate in Style at this iconic venue.

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Circular Quay
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Circular Quay

 Car Park
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Car Park

Macquarie Street
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Macquarie Street*

Man O War
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Man O War

*Courtesy transfer service available for event attendants with accessible needs and must be booked in advanced. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the easiest way for my guests to get to the Yallamundi Rooms?

The access to Yallamundi Rooms is via the Northern Broadwalk, so it’s simple to get to from either side of the Opera House. Guests can walk around the outside of the House, or if they are less mobile, there is a Buggy Service available at no additional cost. If you need to make use of it, please discuss this with our Functions Team when you book the venue.

Do the doors to the Yallamundi Rooms open to the outdoor area?

Yes, there are 4 doors within Yallamundi Rooms to access outdoor area. 

Are there any noise restrictions for live music?

It will depend on what time your event is held. Please discuss this with our Events Team when you book the venue.

Please note:

-          All bands and live music performers must have public liability insurance.

-          All bands and live music performers must have their equipment tested and tagged by a qualified electrician if they are using it in the venue. 

Is the outdoor area outside Yallamundi Rooms available for exclusive use when I hire the venue?

Yes, the exterior space is included in the venue hire, for the exclusive use of you and your guests. It is sectioned off from the public area with rope and bollards. 

Please note:

  • The general public has access to the area outside the rope.
  • Use of the area is weather dependent.
  • The area can be subject to high winds.

Are there bathrooms in the Yallamundi Rooms?

Yes, there are Female, Male and Accessible bathrooms available in the venue. 

Are there dressing and cloakrooms in the Yallamundi Rooms? 

Yes, there is a cloakroom in the Yallamundi Rooms, as well as a private dressing room. 

Please note: Additional dressing rooms can be available for use; however, this depends on availability based on performance schedules. Please discuss this with our events team when you book the venue. 

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