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Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour

What you see on stage is only half the story. Head backstage of the Sydney Opera House visiting never seen before areas only accessible to staff and actors
Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour


  • Backstage tour of the Sydney Opera House

  • Walk through the famous Stage Door

  • Glimpse behind the stage curtains

  • Hear the stories of famous events and encounters at the Opera House

  • Hear about the inner workings of the Sydney Opera House

  • Finish with a delicious breakfast in the Green Room

Join staff on an exclusive behind the scenes tour inside the Sydney Opera House to view areas previously only accesssible to staff and production teams. Uncover insider secrets as you wander through rehearsal spaces and backstage areas with expert guides that have witnessed the iconic Sydney Opera House play host to a series of critically acclaimed events over the years.

Start with a walk through the Stage Door and walk in the same footsteps as thousands of musicians and actors have walked before taking a glimpse behind the curtain. Discover the inner workings of the working entertainment venue from pulleys to props, sequins to sound checks. Following your journey backstage, relax with a leisurely breakfast in the Green Room, exclusive domain of our cast and crew.

More info


  • Breakfast in the Green Room
  • Backstage tour


  • Tours operate on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 7am
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time


  • The duration of this experience is approximately two hours


  • This experience takes place at the Sydney Opera House at Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000

Additional Information

  • There are over 300 stairs included on the tour
  • Maximum of 12 people per tour
  • Must wear enclosed footwear
  • All items must be cloaked on arrival
  • The Backstage Tour is currently only available in English
  • Please note patrons aged 12 years and over entering the Opera House building for the Backstage Tour are required to wear a face mask at all times during the tour, unless lawfully exempt. Please bring your own mask

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hour of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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