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Sydney Opera House services for people who are blind or have low vision

Audio description

An audio description service to enhance the experience of customers who are blind or have low vision is offered for selected performances at the Sydney Opera House. This is a live commentary of the visual elements of a performance, by trained volunteer audio describers. Audio description is relayed via a free headset and receiver linked to the FM radio system.

Assistance animals

Guide dogs or any animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome inside all areas of the Sydney Opera House. To ensure appropriate seating is allocated, please advise of your requirements when booking.

Companion Card

The Companion Card is accepted for all performances at the Sydney Opera House. Patrons holding a NSW Companion Card can call our priority line on +61 2 9250 7752 to discuss seating requirements and sales for all our events and performances.

At the time of ticket purchase, cardholders may either phone or email their valid Companion Card number and expiry date to be kept on file for future ticket purchases. Alternatively, the card may be presented in person at the Box Office. Cardholders will be issued with a complimentary ticket for their essential support companion.

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