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Sydney Opera House Christmas wishlist

Gift a slice of Sydney to someone close to you, from dining and backstage tours to unforgettable shows and keepsakes

Danielle Edwards

Simple but stylish
(under $50)

Sydney Opera House Signature Notebook

Price: $29

With the new year right around the corner, this classically stylish leather notebook is perfect for bullet journaling towards a productive 2019 or chronicling new adventures as a travel diary, with eight colours to choose from.

Ceramic salt & pepper shakers

Price: $39

Quirky and practical in equal parts, these best-selling salt and pepper shakers will delight Sydneysiders and overseas friends and family alike. Perfect as a Kris Kringle gift or stocking filler.

Peppermint Grove Candle – Summer Sonata

Price: $40

The joy of a visit to one of Australia’s most inspiring destinations is captured in Peppermint Grove’s specially-designed soy candle Summer Sonata. Notes of fresh apple, gardenia, jasmine and sandalwood evoke memories of al fresco dining by the water, the effervescence of champagne and the scent of fruit blossoms from the Royal Botanic Gardens carried on the summer breeze. 

Sydney Opera House Gift Voucher

Price: Whatever you like!

Death-defying circus, side-splitting comedy, backstage exploration or Shakespearean sonnets? A Gift Voucher is the present that promises an unforgettable experience with countless possibilities.

Only valid for performances and experiences sold at Sydney Opera House Box office and sydneyoperahouse.com. Not valid on retail items. 

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For someone special
(under $100)

Monopoly Sydney Opera House
Collector’s Edition

Price: $80

Game night guests can take an unofficial tour of the Opera House’s iconic performance venues and backstage spaces with the collector’s edition Monopoly set. With only a limited number of sets in existence, young and old will cherish this distinctive piece of Sydney. Comes with a complimentary set of Opera House playing cards.

Sydney Opera House LED Lamp

Price: $70

Vivid LIVE fans can light the world famous sails of the Opera House at home with this colour-shifting LED lamp. Shades of cool blue, radiant red and a rainbow of colours will Illuminate rooms at the touch of a remote control with a range of lighting sequences.

Purchase by 20 December to receive 20% off.

LEGO Architecture Sydney

Price: $59

It took 14 years to build the Sydney Opera House, but how long would constructing Sydney’s skyline take you?

This detailed recreation of Sydney’s skyline with true-to-life scale and colour shades includes insights into the designer and architectural significance of each structure and historical facts on Sydney’s architectural heritage.

The Manipulator. Image: Claudia James.

The Illusionists

Price: From $59 + booking fee

Death-defying acts, mind-bending tricks and high tech spectacles are guaranteed to amaze in this journey through the minds and marvels of some of the world’s greatest illusionists. Running until December 29, it’s a thoroughly entertaining night out for the whole family.

Something unforgettable
($100 and up)

John Butler Trio & Missy Higgins
on the Forecourt

Price: $104 + booking fee

Two of the most beloved figures in Australian music, the John Butler Trio and Missy Higgins take to the iconic steps in February to deliver new and old favourites in an unmissable double bill.

Playing on February 14 and 15, they’re the gift that also sorts your Valentine’s date night plans. Cheeky or ingenious? That’s up to you.

Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour

Price: $175

This early morning small group tour explores a maze of corridors, dressing rooms and stage machinery, giving a rare glimpse into the private domain of the actors, dancers, musicians and crew who bring the Opera House to life each day. Finishing with a full cooked breakfast in the Green Room, a Backstage Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t forget.

Taste of the Opera House

Price: $295

A sell-out favourite since its launch in 2016, this dining degustation tour lets foodies experience the best in local cuisine paired with sparkling Sydney Harbour views, insider tales of rock stars and prima ballerinas and a side of modern Australian culture.

Highlights include cocktail making at Opera Bar, creating and garnishing a poke bowl at Opera Kitchen, a succulent beef brisket lunch at Portside Sydney and Bennelong Restaurant’s eight texture chocolate cake with a butterscotch and spiced apple Old Fashioned to finish.

Bausele Sydney Opera House Watch

Price: $595

Bringing Australian design and Swiss craftsmanship together, this limited edition timepiece features intricate details to delight lovers of architecture and design.

The crown of the watch contains fragments of a ceramic tile from the Opera House’s largest sail, allowing you to take a piece of the Opera House with you wherever you are. Drawing inspiration from Utzon’s designs, the watch face features multiple discs that unveil the spherical solution at 2.45pm – the exact time Queen Elizabeth II opened the Sydney Opera House on 20 Oct 1973.

T2 Collectable Teacup and Saucer

Price: $150

With blues as bright as the Sydney sky and a spark of shimmering silver, this collectable T2 × Sydney Opera House Cup & Saucer is an ode to the Opera House’s soaring sails. Perfect for enjoying Sydney Opera House tea—a fruity rendition of Earl Grey combining berries with blue cornflowers and bright bergamot.

Gift vouchers for show tickets and experiences are available here. Retail gifts are available at the Sydney Opera House Shop at the Box Office and Welcome Centre or online with international delivery available. Find our hidden Christmas present here to save 10% on all gifts from our online store.

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