Vivid 5pm Dinner & Drinks

Vivid Update - 16 March 2020

Unfortunately, Vivid Sydney 2020 has been cancelled on the recommendations of the Australian Government and health authorities regarding organised gatherings of more than 500 people. We are currently working through the implications of the decision. If you have any questions please contact us here. 

Vivid Sydney

Secure your seats now for the best deals. Our popular early dinner option offers front row seats to “lights on” every evening at 6.00pm.  Cruise aboard "Vivid Sydney" vessel MV Sydney 2000 including contemporary Australian dining and drinks. This 1½ hour cruise is a favourite with families and those eager for an after dinner wander along the Vivid Light Walk.

Vivid Highlights 2020 coming soon. Refer 2019 details below as a guide.

2019 Vivid Light - more than 50 interactive light installations from 6.00pm to 11.00pm daily.

Sydney Harbour Bridge - 'Eora-Broken Spear' projection & Harbour Lights
Sydney Opera House - 'Austral Flora Ballet'
Museum Contemporary Art Australia - Light projections
Customs House - 'Under the Harbour'
Darling Harbour - Robot SPACELand
Barangaroo - 'Winter Camp'
Royal Botanic Gardens - 'Firefly field' 
Taronga Zoo - Lights for the Wild light sculptures with new Sumatran Tiger Cubs lantern
Chatswood - 'Co-existence' 
Luna Park - new ride 'Volaré' makes its sparkling debut for Vivid 2019 
Vivid Music & Modulations @ the Carriageworks
Vivid Ideas Exchange @ the MCA
Vivid Live @ the Sydney Opera House

The Vivid festival includes the NSW June long weekend.

Dress: We recommend Smart Casual.

Special Diet? Please visit our Menus page for information or Contact Us. Download vegetarian menu or child menu for the Vivid 5pm Dinner Cruise.

Children Under 18 Years
Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult on all dining cruises.


Accessibility for people with a Disability Policy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy


  • Nightly from 5.00pm duing Vivid, up to 1.5 hours
  • Cruise aboard "Vivid Sydney" MV Sydney 2000
  • 3-course Contemporary Australian set menu
  • House beer, wine & softdrinks
  • Reserved individual table seating
  • See the lights of Vivid turn on approx. 6.00pm
  • Menu

Need to know

  • Nightly during Vivid 22 May - 13 June 2020*
  • Event Special from $79 per adult
    - Normally $99
    - Limited availability 
    - Terms & conditions
  • Child (4-15 years) $69
  • Optional Extras
    - Guaranteed window seating
  • Vivid Peak Nights - Saturdays
    - 23 & 30 May 2020
    - 06 & 13 June 2020
  • Download Flyer
  • Special Event conditions
  • Credit Card Fraud Prevention
    - At check-in you will be required to present the credit card used to purchase your cruise online


Departs Darling Harbour King Street Wharf No.1
Nightly during Vivid 22 May - 13 June 2020* 5.00pm. Disembark 6.30pm

*Vivid Sydney 2020 dates to be confirmed.

Car Parking  Please check your date for road closures 

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YOUR SAY BRILLIANT DINNER - Thank you for a perfect evening. Rob & Gill

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