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Tours & Experiences
Step beneath the sails and discover what makes the Opera House so inspiring

Experiences at the House

Tours Notice
Updated 10 September

We’re looking forward to welcoming audiences and visitors back to the Opera House, with two of our popular harbourside restaurants – Opera Bar and Opera Kitchen – now open. 

We hope to have more details to share about the reopening of tours, theatres, our other dining venues, and shops soon. 

Any existing tour bookings will automatically be cancelled and refunded. Please be patient with our team who are working hard to process requests as quickly as possible. If you have not received a refund please contact us.

Thank you for your ongoing understanding and support and we look forward to seeing you at the Opera House soon.

Discover what makes this building a World Heritage-listed masterpiece on a Sydney Opera House Tour. For those with limited mobility we offer an Access Tour every day and food lovers can wine and dine their way around the Opera House on a Taste of the Opera House experience.

Even if you're a local or you think you already know the Opera House, join a two-hour Backstage Tour. We'll reveal the building's inner working and you'll enjoy a cooked breakfast in the Green Room with artists and staff – you will feel like one of us! 

All tours provide you with an opportunity to visit some of the Opera House's many venues and theatres however please note the Concert Hall is currently closed as it is undergoing renewal works to improve theatre machinery, acoustics and accessibility.  Click here to learn more about the Concert Hall renewal works. 

Want to take a tour in a language other than English?

The Sydney Opera House Tour is available in seven different languages.

Uncover the stories of the backstage world

Backstage Tour

Sweep back the curtains and explore behind-the-scenes with an intimate small-group Backstage Tour. Dine in the exclusive domain of our performers, journey through rehearsal spaces not open to the public, and be tantalised with insider secrets from our expert guides.

Go on a Backstage Tour

For curious minds and adventurous beings

Junior Adventure Tour

Uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House. The Junior Adventure Tour is filled with interactive activities, games and dress up for the whole family to enjoy.

Go on a Junior Adventure

For lovers of fine food and wine with a view

Taste of the Opera House

Wine and dine your way around the Sydney Opera House's restaurants and bars on our Taste of the Opera House experience. It's an entirely different way to experience Australia's most inspiring building while taking in the culinary delights of some of Sydney's best chefs. 

Go on a Taste Tour

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