Go behind the scenes at the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House, one of the world's "must-see" attractions. On your one-hour guided walking tour of the Sydney Opera House, you'll see what goes on behind the world's most recognizable sails. You'll hear the controversial story of the building's construction, as dramatic as any opera plot and brought alive by the tour's new interactive audio-visual presentation.
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- Led by a local guide
- Choice of several departures throughout the day
The Sydney Opera House was destined for greatness ever since it opened in 1973, and today it is one of Australia's most recognizable icons. Your guide will bring to life the amazing stories behind this miracle of architecture and engineering on your one-hour tour. You'll visit one of the major concert halls in the opera house, where over 1,500 performances are staged each year, and immerse yourself in the dramatic world of Australia's premier performing arts center. The short one-hour tour leaves you with plenty of time in the day free to enjoy in Sydney.
Enhance your tour and enjoy a gourmet tasting plate for two (if option selected), at the Opera Kitchen. The delicious three-tier tasting plate sample menu includes: sushi, prawns and plank roasted salmon, mini wagyu and chicken burgers, dumplings, spring rolls and crunchy fries. Relax on the lower concourse of Sydney Opera House while taking in the spectacular views and taste sumptuous treats from the award-winning chefs. Dine before or after your tour, the choice is yours!
VIVID LIVE Behind-the-Scenes Tour: May 25 to June 2, 2013
From late May to early June Sydney is transformed into a dazzling canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid, Sydney's premier winter festival takes over the city after dark. The highlights include light installations and projections and performances from local and international musicians at VIVID LIVE at the Sydney Opera House. For a limited time, you have the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at VIVID LIVE, entering through the stage door. Be a VIP on this one-hour Sydney Opera House guided tour that will take you backstage, into the theaters and the green room to the stars of VIVID LIVE. Hear the stories behind the festival and discover the magic behind the 'Lighting of the Sails' that transforms the Sydney Opera House into a living canvas of amazing color, shape and movement. Your behind the scenes tour concludes with a glass of sparkling wine with spectacular views of VIVID Sydney.
Special Offer! - Select the VIVID behind-the-scenes tour option for an exclusive look at Sydney's VIVID Festival. Available for a limited time only from May 25 to June 2, 2013 - Book Now!
Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour
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Meet at the Cloak Room Desk located on the Lower Concourse level.
- Tours depart every half hour between 9am and 5pm, daily (exceptions: New Year’s Eve tours conclude at 12pm, New Year’s Day tours start at 11am)
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One hour VIVID LIVE behind-the-scenes tour at Sydney Opera House. Departs at 5:30pm from the stage door, located on the main concourse level. Available from May 24 to June 2, 2013 only
Sydney Opera House guided walking tour with English-speaking guide. Departs every half hour between 9am and 5pm, daily
Sydney Opera House guided walking tour with English-speaking guide. Departs every half hour between 9am and 5pm, daily, including tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen
Vivid Sydney Opera House
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- Local guide
- Walking tour of the Sydney Opera House
- Tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen (if option selected)
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- There are over 200 stairs included in this tour. For those with limited mobility, there is a tour departing daily at 12 noon for those who are unable to manage stairs
- Departure times cannot be pre-booked
- Tours depart every 30 minutes
- Opera Kitchen open from 11am
- Minimum of two people required to book tasting plate
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