Accessible viewing area
The Sydney Opera House offers an accessible viewing area and thoroughfare for people with accessibility and mobility support needs along the Lower Concourse at the southern end of Opera Bar. Access is via the East Circular Quay promenade.
The area offers excellent views of the Lighting of the Sails – a centrepiece of Vivid Sydney – and other harbourside lighting attractions. Accessible toilets and food vendors are located nearby.
The Sydney Opera House Car Park operated by Wilson Parking is located at 2 Macquarie Street. There are 11 accessible parking spaces on level 1 and 12 accessible spaces on level 6 of the car park for RMS Mobility Parking Scheme Permit holders. Spaces on level 6 also have direct wheelchair access to lifts.
Please note, on Saturday 25 May, Saturday 8 June and Sunday 9 June, Macquarie Street will be closed from Bent Street/Shakespeare Place to the Opera House from 5pm to midnight. During this time, there will be strictly no entry or exit to the Sydney Opera House Car Park as crowds are expected to be too large to safely manage any vehicle movements in the area.
For more information on venue accessibility call +61 2 9250 7752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audio described Lighting of the Sails
Patrons who are blind or have low vision are invited, along with their companions, to take a front row seat on the Western Broadwalk for a live audio description of this year’s spectacular lighting of the Opera House sails. Sessions will be held during Vivid Sydney on Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 6 June at 6pm. Register online, call +61 2 9250 7752 or email your details to email@example.com.