For those with limited mobility, there are seating locations within the Concert Hall that have significant amounts of stairs to seats. The below step counts are from the nearest level access point including all available public lifts.
- Concert Hall Stalls – minimum 0, maximum 22
- Concert Hall Dress Circle – minimum 4, maximum 28
- Concert Hall Dress Circle Boxes – minimum 0, maximum 15
- Concert Hall Platform Boxes – minimum 39, maximum 54
- Concert Hall Choir & Organ Seating – minimum 43, maximum 6
Lower Concourse: two facilities, one located at the bottom of the escalators from East Circular Quay and one near Opera Kitchen.
Main Box Office Level: two facilities, located in the corridor next to the Box Office.
A limited number of courtesy wheelchairs (standard manual wheelchairs) are available for loan one hour before performances for patrons attending events in the Concert Hall. They are available by the entrance of the Western Foyers (at the top of the escalators).
A free wheelchair accessible Courtesy Bus operates between Circular Quay and the street level entrance of the Sydney Opera House Western foyer (lift access inside).
Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Pick up from the pedestrian concourse, opposite Wharf 2 (underneath the Cahill expressway).
Circular Quay Location: It leaves from the vehicle turning circle/parking area on the pedestrian concourse opposite Wharf 2 (underneath the Cahill expressway).
Guide dogs or any animals trained to assist people with disabilities are welcome inside all areas of the Sydney Opera House. To ensure appropriate seating is allocated, please advise of your requirements when booking.