Darling Harbour Events

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Darling Harbour is a vibrant waterfront Sydney hub, hosting a myriad of great festivals and activities all year round. Every season boasts major events like New Years Eve, Australia Day and Chinese New Year to cultural festivals, celebrations such as "Fiesta", "Santa Fest" and 'Month of Love", plus regular weekend Harbourside Fireworks. More Info ...

Upcoming Events

  • Fireworks Saturdays in April
  • Autumn School Holidays 13 April - 28 April 
  • Gold Lunch Series - Cut Above 03 May

FIREWORKS

  • When Saturdays in April
  • Where Darling Harbour
  • What Fabulous fireworks lighting up the Darling Harbour night sky
    • From 8.30pm Saturday nights
    • Free!
  • Why not join the Sunset Dinner Cruise to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing or shopping. Enjoy a three course dinner with drinks and harbour views, then disembark at 6.30pm for a leisurely stroll along King St Wharf, pop into a bar (or two) and arrive at Cockle Bay in time for the light show. 

AUTUMN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

  • When 13-28 April
  • Where Pier 26 (next to Sydney Aquarium) and King St Wharf No.1, Darling Harbour
  • What Great deals on a huge range of Sydney Harbour sightseeing and dining cruises during NSW school holidays. Visit the School Holiday Fun page for details 
    • Kids cruise FREE on selected cruises*
    • FREE ferry with entry to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo or Madam Tussauds*
    • Discounts for groups of 6 or more on dining cruises
    • Hop On Hop Off cruises - 2 days of family fun
    • Plus more!

GOLD LUNCH SERIES - CUT ABOVE

  • When Friday 03 May
  • Where Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1
  • What A celebration of Australian beef & wine. Join our Cut Above Gold Lunch Series, hosted by Captain Cook Cruises in partnership with one of Australia's food service leaders Andrew's Meat and Tyyrell's Wines. 
    • 6 course menu featuring NSW's finest Tajima Wagyu beef
    • Superior selection of Australian wines 
    • Cruise aboard flagship MV Sydney 2000

*Refer Gold Lunch page for full details and bookings

Watch this space for all the upcoming events ...

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SPECIAL EVENT & SEASONAL CRUISES
Options Travel date Price from  
Gold Lunch Series 03 May   From $129pp Visit the Gold Lunch Series page for info & bookings
Vivid Sydney 24May-15June   From $25pp Visit the Vivid Sydney page for info & bookings
SCHEDULED CRUISES
Options Travel date Price from  
Sightseeing Cruises Limited time   From $35pp Visit the Sightseeing page for info & bookings
Hop On Hop Off Limited time   From $49pp Visit the Hop On Hop Off page for info & bookings
High Tea Cruise Limited time   From $59pp Visit the High Tea page for info & bookings
Lunch Cruises Limited time   From $69pp Visit the Lunch Cruise page for info & bookings
Dinner Cruises Limited time   From $89pp Visit the Dinner Cruise page for info & bookings
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Other Cruises - Special Events

New Years Eve
December 31
Australia Day
January 26
Valentines Day
February 14
Christmas Day
December 25
Boxing Day
December 26
Vivid Festival
May - June
Melbourne Cup
November
Mothers Day
May
Fathers Day
September
Seniors Festival
March
Christmas Parties
November - December
Christmas in July
July
Big Ships in Sydney
Year Round
Food Festival
Good Food Month
School Holiday Fun
Great Offers for Kids
Whale Watching
May - November
Earth Hour
March
Biennale
March - June 
Sydney Royal Easter Show
March - April
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