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From 23 March - 22 April

La Bohème on Sydney Harbour

Experience the romance of the original bohemian love story at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. With pop-up bars and restaurants on site, you’ll taste the best of Sydney in a single night out: food, fireworks, singing and spectacle under the stars.

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When

From 23 March - 22 April

Price

Adult from $99| Pensioner & Student from $89 | Child from $50

Where

Fleet Steps
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Transport

Public transport recommended. Limited parking available

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the event?
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: La Boheme is presented by Opera Australia and is an iconic Sydney event now in its seventh year. With a magnificent stage on the water in Farm Cove, and event village based at Fleet Steps, patrons will experience the romance of the original Bohemian love story on beautiful Sydney Harbour.

Which areas of the Domain are impacted by this event and when?
The event is situated at Fleet Steps in the Yurong Precinct of the Domain.
For visitor safety and event purposes, the Farm Cove sea wall path will be closed from the Yurong Gate between the following dates and times:
Bump in phase: 27 February to 23 March 2018 – Sea wall path closed all day and night
Performance days: 24 March to 22 April 2018 (Except Mondays & Good Friday) – Sea wall path closed from 5.00 pm to 12.00 am
Bump out phase: 23 April to 5 May 2018 – Sea wall path closed all day and night

I am not attending the event will I still be able to access the Domain on the event day/s?
Yes.

What will the traffic and access impacts be?
Road Closures – No road closures however there may be some traffic delays during peak ingress and egress. The performances start at 7.30 pm and finish at 10.10 pm.
Yurong Gate & Sea Wall Path Closure
Bump in phase: 27 February to 23 March 2018 – Sea wall path closed all day and night
Performance days: 24 March to 22 April 2018 (Except Mondays & Good Friday) – Sea wall path closed from 5.00 pm to 12.00 am
Bump out phase: 23 April to 5 May 2018 – Sea wall path closed all day and night

Will the Pavilion / Botanic Garden restaurant be open as usual?
Yes.

Will the Garden Shop still be operating?
Yes.

Will the Choo Choo Express still be operating?
Yes.

Will there be any sound impacts related to this event?
Yes, the opera uses amplified sound on stage. If you are experience any issues or are affected by sound please call the Handa Opera Hotline on 0426 228 075.

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