sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

What cool things can you do in Sydney with the kids?  Bron Bates and her son Max (8) took The Junior Adventure kids tour of the Sydney Opera House and watched a show after. This is what the day looked like.

11:45am
We meet the tour guide and are led to a special Junior Lunch Meeting Point at the Opera Kitchen. Max is super hungry, so he’s excited for lunch.

sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

12pm
Lunch. I choose the OK burger (pictured below) and Max chooses fish and chips with lemonade and chocolate ice-cream. His verdict: “Yum. I rate my lunch 9/10”

sydney opera house kids tour + show

1pm
We meet the tour guide again and Max and I get a photo in front of a green screen (later, we’ll find this is turned into a photo of us standing in front of the iconic house and comes in a little album you can buy from about $15. It makes for a great souvenir). The guide lets us know that the tour will be starting and there are, “No boring grown-up questions allowed!” She encourages the kids to run with her to the first part of the tour.

sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

We go on to visit inside a studio, the kids get to do some dress-ups and costume play, we visit the Concert Hall, Utzon Room and ride back down in the lift without a roof. Max loves it all.

sydney opera house kids tour + show

2:20pm
Showtime! We’re going to watch The 52-Storey Treehouse and Max is keen to buy one of the books too. He’s so excited that at 2:29pm he’s asking me, “Shouldn’t it be starting?”

sydney opera house kids tour + show

sydney opera house kids tour + show

3:30pm
The play finishes and the lights come on. I ask Max what he thinks and what he would rate the day. He says, “I give it 10/10. I liked the flying car in the play the best, it was funny. The acting was good. Andy and the puppet guy were my favourites, he did Mr Big Nose well. I would recommend this show to my friends!”

sydney opera house kids tour + show

Bron and her son Max took the adventure c/o Sydney Opera House. This is not a sponsored post. To find out more about The Junior Adventure at the Sydney Opera House, visit the website and follow the SOH on Facebook

Words + Photographs: Bron Bates