New Years Eve

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The eyes of over a billion people worldwide turn to Sydney Harbour on New Years Eve, not only because we have the first major display but one of the world's best. The Harbour Bridge, city buildings, and specially selected cruise vessels feature in a fireworks, laser display and Harbour Light Parade that cascades down the harbour from Shark Island to the Parramatta River. More Info ...

New Years Eve Cruises - 31 December 2017


NYE Sydney 2000 Sky Deck - 5 course dinner & drinks
Get the best seats to a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - enjoy 5 course dining as upper deck seating aboard Sydney 2000 Sky Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing for both the 9pm and midnight fireworks displays. Download Flyer

NYE Sydney 2000 Club Deck - 4 course dinner & drinks 
Cruise aboard flagship MV Sydney 2000 for a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - 4 course dining on Club Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing for both the 9pm and midnight fireworks displays. Download Flyer

NYE Sydney 2000 Show Deck - 4 course dinner & drinks 
Secure your seats for an amazing Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - 4 course dining aboard MV Sydney 2000 Show Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing NYE fireworks displays. Download Flyer

NYE Captain Cook 3 - Seafood Buffet & drinks Event Special available
Celebrate New Years Eve Sydney Style with a deluxe seafood buffet dinner, drinks, DJ entertainment and fireworks cruise aboard Captain Cook 3. Download Flyer

NYE Matlida 3 - Buffet, Canapes & drinks Event Special available
Enjoy canapés, drinks & fireworks aboard Matilda 3 for a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve. Download Flyer

NYE Rocket BYO Picnic & Fireworks 7pm Event Special available
BYO drinks & picnic for front row seats to the world famous Sydney Harbour NYE Fireworks aboard a Rocket Ferry. Download Flyer

More cruises will be released as vessels sell out

Regular Cruises
A special timetable operates on New Years Eve 31 December. Download a sample New Years Eve timetable or click on the links below to check availability.

New Years Eve Program subject to change

9.00pm Family Fireworks
Designed and choreographed for children and families, the 9.00pm fireworks dazzle audiences with colour and shape. At the conclusion of the fireworks the Harbour Light Parade will begin with vessels featuring laser displays showcasing the theme of the night.

Midnight Fireworks and Sydney Harbour Bridge
A spectacular fireworks display that makes Sydney the New Years Eve capital of the world. Launched from seven barges on the harbour, the rooftops of seven city skyscrapers and, the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 

Due to extra NYE security at wharf precincts, printed reservation records or tickets must be produced on request at security gates. We cannot guarantee access to your departure point, or our offices without a printed copy. Alcohol free zones apply to normal Darling Harbour access areas. Refer to individual cruise pages for more information. Full details available closer to sailing.


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