Limited run Archie Rose Gin & Tour
23 February – 22 March 2024
Midden | Experience
We're serving G&Ts - Gin & Tours. Join us on this limited run experience where you'll step inside the Opera House and see it up close and personal. Next you'll head to our newest restaurant, Midden, for a tasting of Archie Rose Harvest gins paired with canapés and sensational views of Sydney Harbour.
|Friday 23 Feb
|Friday 1 March
|Friday 8 March
|Friday 15 March
|Friday 22 March
* Concessions are available to holders of an Australian Seniors Card, Australian Pensioners, full-time students aged 16+.
Please note this is an over 18s experience. It is at the discretion of the restaurant or bar to check identification during the experience.
Tour in English
This experience operates in English only.
The experience runs for approximately 3.5 hours.
You will be greeted with a gin and tonic on arrival at Midden by Mark Olive at 2.30pm before being met by your dedicated tour guide. The guide will host the group for a tour of the Opera House from 2.45pm, before heading back to Midden for the guided Archie Rose gin tasting at 3.45pm.
This experience is for those over 18 year only
Guests meet at Midden by Mark Olive, loacted on the Western Broadwalk
What to know before you go
We stage lots of live performances, so venues are subject to availability at the time of your tour.
You’ll be on your feet for a guided tour, there are over 300 stairs, so flat comfortable shoes are recommended. Your feet will thank you!
We can’t store suitcases or large bags, however you can contact the nearest storage facility at email@example.com
Videoing is not allowed on the tour.
There are plenty of photo opportunities. Your tour guide will advise you if photos are not to be taken at any point.
The Archie Rose gin tasting will be accompanied by paired canapés and a cheese plate.
- Seared scallop, sea greens, finger lime
- Lemon myrtle infused cucumber with green ants and celery salt
- Sweetcorn, sea parsley and salt bush fritters with Lemon Myrtle chilli sauce
- Double chocolate river mint mousse
- Regional Australian Cheese plate, quandong paste, Tasmanian mountain pepper leaf flat bread
- Dietary option (Vegan or Dairy free) Native Thyme Hummus
*Menu items are subject to change depending on seasonality and availability.
Shake up your afternoon
Set the stage for an unforgettable afternoon with a gin and tonic on arrival at Midden, before stepping inside for a 1-hour tour of the Opera House to discover the legendary history and experience the life, energy and buzz of Australia’s favourite building.
Following the tour, an experienced Archie Rose guide will lead you through a tasting journey featuring four distinctive Archie Rose Harvest gins, perfectly paired with canapés and views of Sydney Harbour. Conclude the experience with a jar of the exquisite Archie Rose Distillery Raw Honey to take home.
Sydney Opera House partner
Eat & drink
Bennelong Point has been a place for feasting and celebrating for millennia. So it's only natural that here at the Opera House, the entertainment jumps from the stage and onto the plate.
The Sydney Opera House Car Park, operated by Wilson Parking, is open and available to use. Wilson Parking offer discounted parking if you book ahead. Please see their website for details.
Please check the Transport NSW website for the latest advice and information on travel. You can catch public transport (bus, train, ferry) to Circular Quay and enjoy a six min walk to the Opera House.
Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour to allow sufficient time to cloak any large bags.
This should allow enough time for the mandatory visual inspections and/or cloaking of bags and personal belongings by Opera House staff before starting your tour.
Where possible, please leave bags at home. If you bring a bag, those larger than A4 size will need to be cloaked before you can go on the tour. We're unable to store suitcases or large bags as we have limited cloaking facilities.
If you are going to be late for your tour please call our Reservations team on 02 9250 7250 for assistance.
Where possible, please do not bring bags to the Sydney Opera House. Bags larger than A4 size will need to be cloaked before you can go on the tour. However we can’t store suitcases or large bags as our cloaking facilities are extremely limited.
Cameras are allowed on the tour and there are plenty of photo opportunities throughout the entire tour. Your tour guide will advise you whilst on tour if photographs are not to be taken inside any venues. Please note there is no video filming on the tour.
Mobile phones are permitted on the tour however please ensure they are switched off or on silent for the duration of the tour.
You will have the opportunity to visit some of the Opera House’s many venues and theatres on this tour.
Please note that as we are a busy performing arts centre, venues and theatres are subject to availability at the time of your tour.
Yes, though the maximum capacity per tour is 16 people. For capacity reasons the booking must be made by calling 02 9250 7250. Our Reservations team will assist with your reservation.
Yes, this is a limited tour and must be booked in advance. We will not be able to take bookings on the day.
The health and wellbeing of everyone attending the Opera House is our top priority. We’re committed to making your experience safe, comfortable and enjoyable, with a number of measures in place including regular cleaning of high-touch areas, air conditioning systems that maximise ventilation, and hand sanitiser stations positioned in all paths of travel. We remind our audiences and visitors to please stay home if you feel unwell. If you need to discuss your ticketing or booking options, contact our Tourism Reservations team on 02 9250 7250.
The health and wellbeing of everyone attending the Opera House is our top priority. We have a number of safety measures in place including regular cleaning of high-touch areas, air conditioning systems that maximise ventilation, and hand sanitiser stations positioned in all paths of travel. While face masks are no longer required, we ask all our patrons and visitors to practise good hygiene. Please stay home if you feel unwell and read more about our flexible ticket options.
The Sydney Opera House no longer requires patrons to show that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
If you need to discuss your ticketing options, please contact our Tourism Reservations team on 02 9250 7250.
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