Tours & activities by Andre McGann from Viator

  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
From USD $28.88

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Get an insider look at the World Heritage–listed Sydney Opera House on this 1-hour walking tour. Go behind the scenes with a knowledgeable guide who will entertain you with stories about the opera house’s controversial construction and the thousands of performances that have taken place there since it opened in 1973. Enjoy photo ops from off-limits vantage points, and upgrade to include a tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen. Tours take place every 30 minutes throughout the day, so it’s easy to fit into your sightseeing schedule.


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  • Led by a local guide
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
Your tour of the Sydney Opera House takes you behind the scenes of one of the world’s most iconic performance venues, where more than 1,500 concerts, plays, musicals and ballets are staged every year. Explore it with an insider guide, who shares stories and fun facts about the opera house’s history, performances and architecture throughout your 1-hour tour.

Walk through the elegant foyers, visit one of the largest pillar-free chambers in the world, sit down in a custom-made white birch chair and look up at the vaulted ceiling. Check out areas that are off-limits to the general public, learn about the distinctive exterior design made up of ‘shell’ tiles, and hear about opera house’s Danish architect, including his inspiration and building challenges.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Sydney Opera House
60 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Sydney Opera House guided walking tour. Departs every half hour between 9am and 5pm, daily

USD $28.88
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Tour & Tasting Plate

Sydney Opera House guided walking tour including tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen. Departs every half hour between 9am and 5pm.

USD $62.44
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Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour

Sydney Opera House Guided Walking Tour
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  • Local guide
  • Headset
  • Tasting plate at the Opera Kitchen (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There are more than 200 stairs included in this tour; if you have limited mobility, there is a daily 12pm tour designed for those who are unable to manage stairs
  • Specific tour times cannot be pre-selected
  • Opera Kitchen opens at 11am
  • Minimum of two people required to book the tasting plate option
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: MARY JEAN J, October 2016

Very informative and very interesting. Had a great guide!

Reviewed by: Dolores Y L, October 2016

The tour was well narrated and comprehensive.