What's on Sydney Harbour this weekend, this month and all year

All the big events are on Sydney Harbour! Sydney loves to party and the Harbour is always the first choice for events from Australia Day to New Year's Eve. Fireworks, light shows, sailing races and made-for-TV spectaculars, plus all the very best cruises on Sydney Harbour to experience them all, are featured on our Whats On Sydney Harbour calendar.

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    Two girls toasting champagne flute with Opera House and Rocket ferry in the background

    Thank You Thursday Lunch and Dinner

    4 November - 23 December 2021

    Australia take a bow! Sydney is back, we're free and we all deserve a thank you. Our Thank You Thursday cruises are priced from only $69, with $5 from every ticket sold donated to one of three amazing frontline charities.

    • Choice of lunch or dinner
    • 2 or 3-course dining
    • 2 to 3 hours of relaxed cruising
    • $5 donated with every ticket sold
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    SailGP Spectator Boats 2021

    17-18 December 2021

    Australia Sail Grand Prix I Sydney Presented by KPMG will return to Sydney Harbour in December 2021 for the seventh event of Season 2. Experience close, heart-stopping racing from ticketed on-water spectator boats.

    Last ticket release on sale now
    From $130.00 per adult

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    Christmas Day Lunch 2021

    Saturday, 25 December 2021

    You'll love Christmas Day Lunch cruise on Sydney Harbour. We take the hard work out of preparing the Christmas Day feast and replace it with relaxation, fun, spectacular scenery, great food and wine, and brilliant memories.

    • Three hours of relaxing cruising
    • Choice of menus
    • Choice of bar packages
    • Cruise aboard flagship Sydney 2000
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    Boxing Day Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2021

    Sunday, 26 December 2021

    Boxing Day is the day millions of eyes turn to Sydney Harbour for the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - one of the world’s greatest ocean races. See all the action as the fleet jockeys for starting position on our Boxing Day cruises.

    Sale now on
    From $85.00 per adult

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    Elevate Sydney

    1-6 January 2022

    1-6 January 2022

    Our newest festival, ELEVATE Sydney, overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour from the deck of the Cahill Expressway.

    The festival will feature the biggest drone show in the Southern Hemisphere with specialists from Finland, Germany and the US travelling to Australia to train local operators in the technology. The display will feature 500 drones every evening at 10pm, making it the perfect finale to our Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruises.

    Sale now on
    From $115.00 per adult

  • Family fun onboard a ferry sightseeing with kids and mum

    Family Fun with Kids

    Year round

    Sydney Harbour is bursting with fun things to do with kids and the whole family. From Taronga Zoo, to nature walks, family picnics to island hideaways, whale watching to high tea at sea, we’ve got your covered.

    Kids Go Free

    Selected Cruises

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    Christmas Party 2021

    26 November - 24 December 2021

    Struggling for work Christmas party ideas? Christmas parties don’t have to be big, costly or hard work. Intimate team-based gatherings are in vogue and we have a range of cruises for your team. All groups sizes are welcome, small or large.

    Save up to 35%
    From $19.00 per adult

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