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Sydney - Sunset Sydney Opera House - Up close and personal

Sunset Sydney Opera House - Up close and personal

(48 reviews)
Sydney Central Business District, Sydney, Australia
30 mins

About the tour

The Sydney Opera House – few cities can boast of such a dazzling, immediately recognizable, landmark building. On this tour, we’ll be visiting the outside of the building only. We begin from an iconic postcard location before approaching the Opera House, circling it, climbing the stairs, and looking closely at the tiles and other features. Along the way, you’ll learn something about the history of the location and the construction. NOTE: We will not go inside the Opera House, this an external tour only. The Sydney Opera House offers a digital guided tour of the inside of the facility on their website.

Meet your local guide


Elizabeth is an American by birth, Australian by choice. She is a happy immigrant and resident of Sydney for nearly 21 years. Having been fascinated with Australia since she was 12, Elizabeth found that when she arrived in Sydney in 2000, she already knew more about her new home than many of the Australians she met. She finally put all that knowledge to work as a tour guide in 2019 – just in time to really fall in love with it before Covid hit. From the iconic sights that always take her breath away no matter how many times she’s seen them, like the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, to the little-known but beautiful corners of the city, Elizabeth loves exploring Sydney and showing it off to friends and guests. She lives in Manly, on Sydney’s northern beaches. She’s been very slowly blogging her way through all 84 of Sydney’s beaches and is working on a travel memoir about riding her bicycle around Europe.

Elizabeth has been guiding since Jun 2019

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Sydney with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Sydney. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Chris t.

14 April 2021

excellent tour - thank you so much Elizabeth!!

Michaela (Prague City Adventures) V.

14 April 2021

Very cool tour at sundown by the Opera House. Thank you, Beth!

Heather F.

14 April 2021

My first HeyGo trip and a wonderful way to start my day over breakfast watching the sunset in Sydney. It brought back memories of my time in Australia 15 years ago. Great guide with just the right amount of information to be able to retain/learn something. Thank you.

Essex Babs 🌞🇬🇧 U.

14 April 2021

Excellent and informative tour with Elizabeth telling us all about the Sidney Opera House whilst walking around the outside at sunset. Fabulous thankyou

Simone D.

14 April 2021


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