Uncover the mysteries of the backstage world and have your fill of insider secrets, then enjoy a complimentary full-cooked breakfast in the Green Room – the exclusive domain of the staff and performers who call this remarkable building home. For lovers of dance, opera, theatre and performing arts of all kinds, a Backstage Tour at the Sydney Opera House is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t forget.
The Tour can run up to two and a half hours long and departs daily at 7am, in order to provide the best behind-the-scenes access for guests. Please arrive to meet your guide at 6.45am - 15 minutes prior to the 7am departure. Group sizes are intimate, with a maximum of 12 guests.
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Please note bags larger than a standard handbag will need to be cloaked on arrival and may be subject to a search before being cloaked. It is not possible to store suitcases or large backpacks within the Sydney Opera House cloaking facilities. Please arrive at 6.45am, 15 minutes before the departure at 7am in order to allow sufficient time for this to occur before your tour.
From October 2015 there will be road closures in the CBD for the light rail construction scheme along George Street. Plan ahead for your trip to the Sydney Opera House, click here for more information.
“A wonderful tour in to the heart of a truly beautiful creation, our guide we had was so easy to listen to and was a fantastic educator, very knowledgeable. The breakfast afterwards was very filling with a wide choice to choose from. The aroma from the freshly made coffee and pastries oh yum.” –Catherine S, April 2016
“The tour was outstanding. It was worth the time to get up early for it. We were in small groups which made it that much better…Saw the props for Sleep Beauty, walked on the stage and into the orchestra pit. Amazing.” –Sumo, December 2015
“This tour was well worth the price and the early hour!” –LeeAnn M, November 2015