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Sydney Opera House Insiders

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By becoming a Sydney Opera House Insider you’ll be among the first to access tickets to many of our shows and festivals, including Vivid LIVE* and our Contemporary Music and Kids' programs.

You’ll also be the first to find out about priority pre-sales and more with our weekly Insiders newsletter.

Insiders get access to a range of unique benefits, including:

  • No booking fees – so you save on every ticket. 
  • Save on food and drinks with 10% off at Opera Bar, Opera Kitchen, Portside and our Theatre Bars*.
  • Play host and bring a friend on one of our standard, junior or backstage tours. Your friend will pay but you won’t (must be booked over the phone). 
  • Insiders get the VIP treatment with a dedicated Insiders phone number to make bookings or enquiries. 
  • 10% off at our gift shops.
  • Present your Insiders card and receive concession prices for the Dendy Film of the Month at Dendy Newtown.

You can also buy a membership for a friend or family member.

Read our frequently asked questions to find out more.

*Some performances excluded

How much is membership?

  • 1 year - $110
  • 3 years - $280

Terms and conditions

  • Current membership benefits are as advised here and in email marketing and may be changed from time to time by SOHT in its absolute discretion. 
  • Gift memberships should be activated within 6 months from the date of purchase, which is the “expiry” date displayed on the gift membership voucher.
  • Any unused balance will not be refunded or credited on expiry.
  • Memberships and membership vouchers are not able to be returned/refunded or redeemed for cash.
  • Additional values cannot be added to an existing membership voucher; however, additional vouchers may be purchased.
  • If your order exceeds the amount of your gift membership voucher, you must pay for the balance with cash, cheque, debit or credit card.
  • Sydney Opera House reserves the right to close customer accounts and request alternative forms of payment if a gift membership voucher is fraudulently obtained and is used to make purchases.
  • Sydney Opera House may provide gift membership voucher purchasers with information about the redemption status of the gift membership.
  • Advance or priority access is only available to select performances as advised in the weekly Insiders newsletter. Membership does not guarantee that you will obtain tickets, whether through a member presale or a general public onsale.
  • Sydney Opera House does not accept any liability for lost or stolen gift membership vouchers.
  • The Insider membership program is not designed to be used by group bookers.  For group bookings please contact our groups department here.
  • Unless stated otherwise, a limit of 10 tickets per Insider per performance is in place.  Tickets bought in excess of ticket limits may be cancelled without notice.
  • Membership may be cancelled or suspended without notice in response to activity such as unauthorised resale or unauthorised credit card usage.
* Discounts not valid for private functions or events.

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