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Address: Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (02) 9231 8111; +1300 3666 49
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Beautiful Sydney Outdoor Theatre

Love coming here. Just a fabulous overall experience. Good & wine available to purchase. Can be difficult to get tickets if you don't get in early. You can get walk up tickets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Love coming here. Just a fabulous overall experience. Good & wine available to purchase. Can be difficult to get tickets if you don't get in early. You can get walk up tickets but I haven't tried to do it that way. A must for travellers. The Harbour Bridge, Opera House & Sydney Harbour in the background in Amazing!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The outdoor cinema is a fabulous night out. A must do if your in Sydney in summer. Get on the mailing list as you need to buy your tickets the day they are released. Have a casual meal, get a bottle of wine or champagne. Sit back watch a movie with the Amazing view of Sydney Harbour the Opera House... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Open Air Cinema was completely worth the price (about $37 this year)! The food was amazing and there was a good selection of wine. Moreover, watching a movie with a backdrop of the sea and ships passing by was an exceptional experience. My advice, get seats further back so that you don't have to crane your neck to do... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of my favourite summer activities. Absolutely love it. You may find it difficult to secure tickets but keep on trying. The range and quality of available food improves each year. Sure, the booze is expensive but it's such a memorable experience. Pack insect repellent!!!

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Open Air Cinema is only on certain times of the year, but it is a must if you are in Sydney when it is on. Seated by the water on a starlight night, with the Opera House and Bridge as a backdrop, where else would you want to be. There is a bar and food, so get there early,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been attending the open air cinema for the last 4 years. This is a great event (especially if the weather is good) with magnificent views of Sydney harbour. Beware of sitting up the back under the trees as the bats become active.

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Havant, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My son and his girlfriend got us tickets for this event and it was a fantastic experience. Food & drink are available at a reasonable price and the seating was comfortable. However once the sunset the backdrop was unbelievable. The Sydney sky line lit up behind the screen along with the Opera House and Luna Park. The film on the... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was a terrific evening. We arrived early at about 6-45pm with plenty to time to have some drinks and dinner, both of which are well catered on site. The movie started at 8-30pm so there is no hurry with food and drink. The view over Farm Cove looking to the city, the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

It was heavily raining the day of the screening. I had already perchased the tickets and really wanted to go to the open air cinema. But as they didn't cancel the screening I didn't want to repurchase a ticket for another day. I had sailing wet weather gear on to stay dry with a plastic poncho they provided, but it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a splendid evening spent. A beautiful sunset, a lit up Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge in its shadows and a cruise ship starting its journey all in front of us. What a spectacular way to spend a balmy Sydney evening, complimented by delicious food and wine and a movie to finish the night. So Sydney, no wonder it... More 

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