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  •  Activities
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney Opera House 1 hour English Tour & Dine at Opera Kitchen

Sydney Opera House 1 hour English Tour & Dine at Opera Kitchen

Sydney Opera House

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 2 hours at least
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • 48 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • Tour & Dine runs 5 days a week outside of school holidays, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. During school holidays, Tour & Dine runs daily.
  • Tour & Dine closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December, New Year's Day 01 January and Australia Day 26 January.
  • Tour time:
  • Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri- 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm (Tue, Wed closed outside of school holidays)
  • Sat- 9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm
  • Dining time: after 11am on the day of the tour (fresco dining at Opera Kitchen)
  • Tour & Dine includes:
  • 1. 1 hour guided walking tour
  • * Concert Hall has closed since February 2020 undergoing renewal works.
  • 2. English-speaking guide
  • 3. Immersive digital experience: 5 minutes included in the 1 hour tour
  • 4. Alfresco dining at Opera Kitchen after 11am on the day of the tour booking (1 main meal with 6 options plus 1 alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink per person)
  • 5. Dining time can be chosen upon checking in for the tour at the Welcome Centre Stage Door, which can be a lunch or early dinner following the tour.
From AUD
$80.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • Tour & Dine runs 5 days a week outside of school holidays, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. During school holidays, Tour & Dine runs daily.
  • Tour & Dine closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December, New Year's Day 01 January and Australia Day 26 January.
  • Tour time:
  • Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri- 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm (Tue, Wed closed outside of school holidays)
  • Sat- 9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm
  • Dining time: after 11am on the day of the tour (fresco dining at Opera Kitchen)
  • Tour & Dine includes:
  • 1. 1 hour guided walking tour
  • * Concert Hall has closed since February 2020 undergoing renewal works.
  • 2. English-speaking guide
  • 3. Immersive digital experience: 5 minutes included in the 1 hour tour
  • 4. Alfresco dining at Opera Kitchen after 11am on the day of the tour booking (1 main meal with 6 options plus 1 alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink per person)
  • 5. Dining time can be chosen upon checking in for the tour at the Welcome Centre Stage Door, which can be a lunch or early dinner following the tour.

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point 【Outside of School Holidays timetable for Tours】
● Departs*: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
* Tour does not run on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December, New Year's Day 01 January and Opera Kitchen closed on Australia Day 26 January.
* Tour runs daily during NSW School Holiday period.
● Departure Point: Sydney Opera House Welcome Centre (Address: Lower Concourse, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000)
● Departure Time^:
- Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays: 10:30, 12:00, 14:00
- Saturdays: 09:00, 10:30, 12:30
^ Departure times are for references only and subject to availability.

【School Holidays timetable for Tours】
● Departs*: daily
* Tour does not run on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December, New Year's Day 01 January and Opera Kitchen closed on Australia Day 26 January.  
● Departure Point: Sydney Opera House Welcome Centre (Address: Lower Concourse, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000)
● Departure Time^:
- Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays: 10:30, 12:00, 14:00
- Saturdays: 09:00, 10:30, 12:30
^ Departure times are for references only and subject to availability.

【Dining time】after 11am on the day of the tour, fresco dining at Opera Kitchen. (Opera Kitchen Trading Hours 07:30-23:30)
Address Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 15km north of Sydney Airport, takes about 25 minutes.

Closest Parking:
- Wilson Parking - Sydney Opera House (Address: 2A Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000), approximately 4 minutes walk
- Parking fees apply

● By Public Transport
The closest Train Station is Circular Quay Station
The closest Ferry Station is Circular Quay Wharf
The closest Light Rail Station is Circular Quay Stop
The closest Bus Stop is Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand A
Please check the Transport NSW timetables (https://transportnsw.info/) for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Opera House Welcome Centre 08:45 - 17:00 Check in 15min prior to tour
Opera Kitchen Trading Hours 07:30 - 23:30 Tour & Dine to dine in after 11am on the day of the tour
Good Friday Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
New Year's Eve (31 December) Closed
New Year's Day (01 January) Closed
Australian Day (26 January) Opera Kitchen Closed
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive at Welcome Centre 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Wear comfortable shoes, as this is a walking tour with 200+ steps.
Other info ● Concert Hall has closed since February 2020 undergoing renewal works.
● Child 5 to 15 years of age. Children under 5 years are free of charge, with no meal. Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  
● This tour is not wheelchair/pram accessible as this is a walking tour with 200+ steps.
● Opera House stages lots of live performances, so venues are subject to availability at the time of your tour.
● Opera House can't store suitcases or large bags. Bags larger than A4 size will need to be cloaked before you can go on the tour.
● Videoing is not allowed.
● There are plenty of photo opportunities - your tour guide will advise you if photos are not to be taken at any point.
● Mobile phones are permitted on the tour however please ensure they are switched off or on silent for the duration of the tour.
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【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
-  Tour patrons over the age of 12 are required to wear a face mask at all times while attending a tour. Please bring your own face mask.
- To help maintain physical distancing, tours will not exceed 20 guests per tour.
- All tour guests will be required to provide their contact details on arrival, signing in via a QR code or in writing.
- For the latest updates during the post-Covid period, please refer to
https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/visit-us/plan-your-visit.html

2 Overview

The Sydney Opera House is one of the world's most recognisable landmarks and this is your chance to truly get up-close. Run your hands over the world-famous shell tiles, take a seat in the elegant custom-made white birch timber chairs and marvel at the vaulted ceilings. Visit areas off-limits to the public and capture photographs from rare vantage points. Explore theatres and foyers where more than 1600 concerts, operas, dramas and ballets take place each year.

Sydney Opera House 1 hour English Tour and Dine at Opera Kitchen

 

* Please Note: This is a English Speaking Tour. 

 

The Sydney Opera House Tour has been reimagined and you will be taken on a journey to uncover untold stories, anecdotes, and history - it has a story to tell, and now is your chance to discover the magic beneath the sails. 

For the first time ever, watch unforgettable moments from past Concert Hall performances, learning about the history and future of this world-famous hall in an immersive digital experience. Experience the future within a new purpose-built venue that boasts heritage-inspired interiors, and state-of-the-art technology, including 270-degree visuals and surround sound.

From the jaw-dropping sweep of the sails to soaring cathedral interiors, it is impossible to complete a tour of the Sydney Opera House without being compelled to look up.

 

Dine at Opera Kichen

Following the tour, soak up the views while enjoying your choice of main meal and a beverage: either wine, beer or soft drink, for either lunch or early dinner at Opera Kitchen.

All outdoor dining.

Sample Menu*
* Reference Only. Subject to change without notice
* Lunch (or early dinner) is a set menu served at Opera Kitchen, vegetarians (V) and gluten-free can be accommodated.

Meal (choice of ONE meal from selection)

  • Salmon Sashimi, Edamame, Avocado, Shiso, Sesame Poke Bowl
  • Kombu Ramen (Tofu, Sweet Corn, Shiitake)
  • Tonkotsu Ramen (Braised Pork, Bamboo Shoot, Black Funghi, Soy Egg
  • Rigatoni – Veal Ragu & Parmesan
  • Panzanella – Cucumber, Onion, Basil, Tomatoes & Croutons
  • Pork Katsu Sandwich, cabbage, bulldog sauce, kewpie

Beverage (choice of ONE drink) 

  • Glass of white, red or sparkling wine
  • Local Australian beer
  • Juice or soft drink

 

Kids Menu (choice of one)

  • Tomato and Parmesan Pasta 
  • Chicken Karaage and Chips
  • Grilled Chicken Tenders and Salad
  • All meals come with a choice of one drink: juice or soft drink.

3 Policy

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 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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