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Guided Tour of Sydney Opera House

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Experience the Sydney Opera House's grandeur on a guided tour in 1 of 6 available languages for 30 or 60 mins.


  • Embark on a guided tour to discover the history of Sydney Opera House, from its design competition to its opening by Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Gain exclusive access to the Concert Hall and Joan Sutherland Theatre – the very heart of the Opera House's bustling artistic activities.

  • Marvel at unparalleled views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the lush Royal Botanic Garden, a stunning blend of urban design and natural beauty.

  • Customize your tour and select from guides fluent in Mandarin, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, or French.

  • Did you know? The Sydney Opera House hosts over 1500 performances each year, making it one of the busiest performing arts centers in the world.


  • Admission to the Sydney Opera House

  • 30/60-min guided tour in 6 languages (based on option selected)

  • Headset

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


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Australia's Glory: Sydney Opera House

Embrace the splendor of the Sydney Opera House, an architectural wonder of the 20th century celebrated as Australia's greatest triumph. The UNESCO World Heritage site is inspired by modern expressionist design, and the iconic roof is composed of precast shells – each a segment of a 75.2-meter sphere. The journey begins with your expert guide introducing the motivation behind the architectural marvel. Following the chronological order of its conception, you'll learn about the original design by Jorn Utzon.

Multilingual Tour Options

Immerse yourself in the cultural significance of the opera house during this tour, offered in Mandarin, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, or French, as per your preference. With an interactive guide at your side, the entire experience is expected to take just under an hour – ideal for those keen to absorb the essence of the Sydney Opera House in a condensed time frame.

Important Information

  • The guide is available in French, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and German.

  • Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Please note that bags larger than a standard handbag will need to be cloaked on arrival and may be subject to a search before being cloaked.

  • Arrive early to allow time for security screening. If possible, please bring a smaller bag or leave it at home for faster processing.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour begins.


  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.

  • Note that the following are not allowed during this experience: large bags, video recording.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Sydney Opera House.

  • Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

  • Landmark: Welcome center in the lower lobby.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand B. It is a 9-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #333, #392N or #396 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Circular Quay. It is a 9-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #T1, #T2, #T3, or more to get you there.

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