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  •  Activities
  •  Sydney
  •  Sydney Opera House 1 Hour Architectural Tour - English

Sydney Opera House 1 Hour Architectural Tour - English

Sydney Opera House

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 1 hour (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • Architectural Tour runs at 10am every Saturday, closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December and New Years Day 01 January.
  • Architectural Tour includes:
  • 1. 1 hour guided architectural tour
  • 2. English-speaking guide
  • * Concert Hall has closed since February 2020 undergoing renewal works.
From AUD
$43.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • Architectural Tour runs at 10am every Saturday, closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December and New Years Day 01 January.
  • Architectural Tour includes:
  • 1. 1 hour guided architectural tour
  • 2. English-speaking guide
  • * Concert Hall has closed since February 2020 undergoing renewal works.

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotel
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs*^: Saturdays at 10:00
* Tour does not run on Good Friday, Christmas Day 25 December, New Year's Eve 31 December and New Years Day 01 January.
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Departure Point: Sydney Opera House Welcome Centre (Address: Lower Concourse, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000)
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.
Guide Service
Operating hours
Saturdays 10:00 Check in at 09:45
Good Friday Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
New Year's Eve (31 December) Closed
New Years Day (01 January) 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.

Concession tickets- Australian Seniors Card, Australian Pensioners, full time students aged 16+. ID must be presented upon exchange for admissions.

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 ● Concession tickets- Australian Seniors Card, Australian Pensioners, full time students aged 16+. ID must be presented upon exchange for admissions.
● 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. 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.
● Wear comfortable shoes, as this is a walking tour with 200+ steps.
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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 Architectural Tour - English

 

* Please Note: This is a English Speaking Tour. 


Join on this historical tour where you'll learn how in the mid-1950s, Australia and a man from Denmark, Jørn Utzon, created a sculpture on Sydney Harbour that changed the course of twentieth-century architecture. To quote US architect Frank Gehry, "(it) changed the image of an entire country." 

Hear how visionaries, idealists, architects, engineers, pragmatists and artists together built this architectural and engineering masterpiece that was at the cutting edge of what was possible at the time. 

 

Highlights
  • Find out first hand how this architectural masterpiece came into existence.
  • Hear insiders secrets and stories shared by our knowledgeable guides.  
  • Find out why the building changed the "image of an entire country".

 

You will have the opportunity to visit some of the Opera House's many venues and theatres however please note the Concert Hall is currently closed as it is undergoing renewal works to improve theatre machinery, acoustics and accessibility.

 

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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