The Backstage Tour

Meet at Stage Door for this backstage experience, and join an intimate group to begin your exploration.

For safety reasons, flat, rubber-soled, closed in shoes must be worn. e.g. runners, joggers. No open toes or heels permitted.

Guests to arrive at Stage Door for 6:45 am for a 7:00am departure OR 5:15pm for a 5:30pm departure (VIVID tour only).

Bookings essential. Subject to availability.

The Opening Act – start the day like a VIP

Meet at Stage Door for this backstage experience, and join an intimate group to begin your exploration. Get ready to see first-hand what it’s like inside the orchestra pit, explore inside a dressing room and hear insider stories and secrets from your tour guide along the way.

The Real Story – as Much Drama Back-stage as On-stage

Relish the opportunity to get a glimpse into the demanding, passionate, dramatic (and sometimes scandalous) world of our performers – as our guides impart the stories and insider secrets of what really happens behind the curtain.

A Grand Finale – the Inner-Workings of a Living House

From pulleys to props, sequins to sound-checks, we take you through nooks and crannies not known to the public. Discover what makes the Sydney Opera House both a world-renown icon and a world-class performance venue. Complete the experience with a delicious, hot breakfast in the Green Room – the exclusive domain of our crew and performers.

Please arrive 15 mins prior to tour departure for pre-tour check-in. Tour recommended for able-bodied customers as there are over 300 stairs, some heights and closed in spaces, and no alternate access.

*On Public Holidays and Sundays breakfast is served at an alternate location

Stage Door entrance to the Opera House, located on vehicle concourse level under the Monumental Stairs.