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. See More Info for details ...

New Years Eve Fireworks Cruises available now

NEW YEARS EVE 31 DECEMBER

Cruise aboard one of the small number of vessels selected as part of the New Years Eve Harbour Light of Parade and cruise inside the exclusion zone. Our cocktail and dining vessels have included as apart of the 2014 Harbour Light Parade.

See our full range of New Years Eve Fireworks Cruises including:-

Sydney 2000 Sky Deck NYE Dinner
Get the best seats to a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - enjoy first class dining aboard Sydney 2000 Sky Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing for both the 9pm and midnight fireworks displays. Download Flyer

Sydney 2000 Club Deck NYE Dinner
Get the best seats to a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - enjoy first class dining aboard Sydney 2000 Club Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing for both the 9pm and midnight fireworks displays. Download Flyer

Sydney 2000 Show Deck NYE Dinner 
Get the best seats to a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve - enjoy first class dining aboard Sydney 2000 Show Deck, entertainment and unbeatable viewing for both the 9pm and midnight fireworks displays. Download Flyer

Matlida 3 NYE Cocktails  Book Early & Save
Enjoy canapés, drinks & fireworks aboard Matilda 3 for a spectacular Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve. Download Flyer

Rocket NYE BYO & Fireworks 7pm  Book Early & Save‚Äč
BYO drinks & picnic for front row seats to the world famous Sydney Harbour Fireworks aboard a Matilda Rocket. Download Flyer

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

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. 

IMPORTANT

  • This is a special event cruise
  • Special event conditions apply
  • Special boarding passes are issued for this event which must be collected directly from Captain Cook Cruises offices at least 48 hours prior to the cruise 
  • Boarding passes can be Express Posted to your nominated postal address if confirmed 3 weeks prior to the cruise (international) or 2 weeks prior (within Australia). Additional charges apply

Arrival Information
Entry to wharves is only through Security Gates so you must be in posession of Captain Cook Cruise tickets. NO TICKET NO ENTRY. Full details available closer to sailing.

Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy


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  • Cruise aboard MV Sydney 2000 with million dollar views
  • 5 course limited a la carte dining
  • Vintage wines, all spirits and liqueurs
  • Veuve Cliquot Champagne at midnight
  • Dinner dance band
  • Cruising inside the exclusion zone in the Harbour Light Parade
  • Dress Smart & Stylish (jackets for men)

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  • Cruise aboard MV Sydney 2000 with million dollar views
  • 4 course seated and served menu
  • Vintage wines, all spirits and liqueurs
  • Dinner dance band
  • Cruising inside the exclusion zone in the Harbour Light Parade
  • Dress Smart Casual
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  • Cruise aboard MV Sydney 2000 with million dollar views
  • 4 course seated and served menu
  • Vintage wines, and spirits
  • Dinner dance band
  • Cruising inside the exclusion zone in the Harbour Light Parade
  • Dress Smart Casual
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  • Fireworks cruise aboard a Matilda Rocket
  • BYO drinks & picnic - beverages are not sold onboard
  • Indoor & outdoor seating
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  • Spectacular 5+ hour cruise
  • Deluxe cocktail menu with canapés & standing buffet (seafood, meat, vegetarian & sweet)
  • Open bar of still & sparkling wine, local & imported beers & soft drinks
  • Glass of Moet & Chandon at midnight
  • DJ party dance music
  • Cruising inside the exclusion zone in the Harbour Light Parade
  • Spacious open decks

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