Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Madama Butterfly

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One of the world’s most spectacular outdoor events, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, will return to Sydney on March 21 to April 12 2014 with a modern retelling of Puccini’s tale of love and honour, Madama Butterfly.

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Madama Butterfly is located at Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney.

Shuttle Bus from Domain Car Park

A Shuttle Bus will be available for guests who park in the Domain Car Park, leaving from the Domain Car Park forecourt on Sir John Young Crescent.
Pre performance shuttle starts at 4:30pm until 7:30pm which will loop from the car park to the venue entrance on Mrs Macquaries Road.
Post performance shuttle service starts from 10:15 until midnight which will stop at both the Art Gallery and Domain car park. 

Please note: You cannot depart the venue through the Royal Botanic Gardens as all gates close at 6:30pm in March and 6:00pm in April. The quickest walking route back to the city is via Mrs Maquaries Road.


The Domain Car Park is the closest undercover car park and patrons attending Madama Butterfly performances can take advantage of the following parking rates:

  • Night Rate Parking - Monday to Friday - Enter after 4:30pm

$10 Flat rate per night (Enter after 4:30pm & exit by 1:00am)

  • Weekend Parking - Saturday or Sunday

$10 Flat rate per day (All-day flat rate)

Car park closing hours will be extended until 1am during the performance season.
Please note parking is subject to availability.

For more information about the event please visit www.operaonsydneyharbour.com.au.