Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking Tour

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Sydney Shore Excursion: Sydney Opera House Walking Tour information and booking

60 minutes
Departs from
Sydney Opera House
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Tours depart every half hour between 9am and 5pm, daily (exceptions: Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tours start at 11am)
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Take a guided walking tour of Sydney Opera House while your cruise ship is in port to experience one of the world’s most famous performing arts centers. Plus, you’ll see the best views of the Sydney Harbour. Book this Sydney Opera House shore excursion ahead to ensure you don’t miss out on this popular tour.

While your cruise ship is in port in Sydney, join one of the most popular tours in the city on a guided walking tour of the Sydney Opera House.The Sydney Opera House was destined for greatness ever since it opened in 1973, and today it is one of Australia's most recognizable icons. Your guide will bring to life the amazing stories behind this miracle of architecture and engineering on your one-hour tour.Visit one of the opera house’s major concert halls, where more than 1,500 performances are staged each year, and immerse yourself in the dramatic world of Australia's premier performing arts center. Plus, at only one hour, the tour leaves you with plenty of time free to further explore Sydney on your own before your ship leaves.Upgrade your tour and enjoy a gourmet tasting plate for two (if option selected), at the Opera Kitchen. The delicious three-tier tasting plate sample menu includes: sushi, prawns and plank roasted salmon, mini wagyu and chicken burgers, dumplings, spring rolls and crunchy fries. Relax on the lower concourse of Sydney Opera House while taking in the spectacular views and taste sumptuous treats from the award-winning chefs. Dine before or after your tour, the choice is yours! Sydney Opera House is located within a 10-minute walk of the cruise port at Circular Quay so you determine the time you return to your ship. Please allow ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Tasting plate at opera kitchen (if option selected)
  • Gst (goods and services tax)

What isn't included

  • Port pickup and drop-off