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Access the House

Our goal at the Sydney Opera House is to provide barrier-free access, making the site, building and the experiences we offer accessible to all. We provide a range of access services, performances and dedicated programs for people with disabilities. 


Accessible seating

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)


Companion Card

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.

Information desk

For more information or to provide feedback, please contact the Sydney Opera House information desk:

+61 2 9250 7111


General information

For general information on accessibility, please contact the Sydney Opera House Access Team:


Assistance Animals

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.

Thank you

Thank you to our generous donors who support our Accessibility programs: Sydney Opera House Ladies Committee; F & K de Angeli Foundation; Jane Kift and the JACE Foundation.  

And to all our Opera House donors who enable so much of what we do.

Accessibility newsletter

Receive the latest news about our accessible performances and events across all genres and age groups.


Getting around the precinct

Sydney Opera House precinct map

Find our venues and other wayfinding points on the Sydney Opera House Precinct map.


Main Box Office Foyer

The Main Box Office is located in the Entry Foyer on Level 1.


Concert Hall Southern Foyer

Access map for the Concert Hall Sothern Foyer


Concert Hall Northern Foyer

Access map for the Concert Hall Northern Foyer.


Joan Sutherland Theatre Southern Foyer

Access map for the Joan Sutherland Theatre Southern Foyer.


Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer

Access map for the Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer.


Western Foyers

Access map for the Western Foyers.


Accessible journeys

Watch journey 1

Wilson car park to Concert Hall via main Box Office Foyer

Watch journey 2

Forecourt entry to Concert Hall via main Box Office Foyer

Watch journey 3

Wilson car park to Sydney Opera House lift

Watch journey 4

Forecourt entry to Main Box Office Foyer