Access the House
Our goal at the Sydney Opera House is to provide barrier-free access, making the site, building and the experiences they offer accessible to all people. We provide a range of access services, performances and dedicated programs for people with disabilities.
Find out about upcoming accessible performances at the Sydney Opera House.
Find the best way to get to the Opera House if you're walking, driving or travelling by bike, public transport, taxi or rideshare.
Getting around the precinct
Access maps for the Sydney Opera House precinct and venues.
Sydney Opera House services for people who are blind or have low vision.
Sydney Opera House services for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
Sydney Opera House services for people with physical disabilities.
The Sydney Opera House offers a number of access programs for all ages and abilities.
Access Action Plan
We are committed to making the Sydney Opera House accessible to everyone.
There are a number of wheelchair and companion seating locations in all theatres. To book accessible seating contact Box Office:
+61 2 9250 7777
(Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm AEST)
The Companion Card is accepted for most performances at the Sydney Opera House. Patrons holding a 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.
Companion Card priority line
+61 2 9250 7752
National Relay Service
Patrons who are deaf can call (at no cost) the National Relay Service:
TTY users telephone
13 36 77
Speak and listen (speech-to-speech relay) users telephone
1300 555 727
Internet relay users connect to the Nation Relay Service
Auslan Interpreted and Captioned performances have allocated seating in the venue with the best visibility. These can be booked online by selecting the Auslan or Caption price type.
For more information or to provide feedback, please contact the Sydney Opera House information desk:
+61 2 9250 7111
For general information on accessibility, please contact the Sydney Opera House Access Team:
Assistance animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome at Sydney Opera House. To ensure appropriate seating is allocated please advise your requirements when booking.