Opera Performance on Sydney Harbour

Opera Performance on Sydney Harbour information and booking

2 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquarie's Point
Time of departure

Gates open at 5pm

Opera commences at 7:30pm

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Tour description provided by Viator

See Giacomo Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly', the timeless love story of the Japanese geisha and her American lover in one of the most beautiful settings in the world – Sydney Harbour. For three weeks only in 2014, a contemporary production of 'Madama Butterfly' will be presented on a purpose-built floating stage on the shimmering waters of Sydney Harbour.

Important! Please note we are currently sold out. Please check back soon for next year’s rates and availability.

Never before performed in such a fabulous setting, this contemporary production of one of the most famous operas in the world – Madama Butterfly – features an enormous full moon, a dynamic moving set and spectacular fireworks exploding against Sydney’s magnificent harbor. Opera on the Harbour will open on March 21, 2014 for an exclusive three-week season, playing nightly on a purpose-built floating stage on Sydney Harbour, with the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge as a backdrop, this is a musical performance you won't forget.

Come early and soak up the atmosphere as the whole precinct is transformed into an exquisite Japanese garden, with Japanese-inspired bars and restaurants offering a wide range of pre-performance drinking and dining options (at own expense).

Available for three weeks only from March 21 to April 13, 2014, Madama Butterfly is perfect for first-time opera-goers and seasoned opera lovers alike.

What's included

  • Ticket to the opera on sydney harbour in your choice of seating

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Performance program (available for purchase for $20 at the venue)