Vivid Sydney official on-water experiences

Vivid Sydney is the largest festival of lights and creativity in the Southern Hemisphere with mesmerising art displays and 3D projections. Discover a spectacular line-up of official Vivid Sydney 2024 on-water cruise and dining experiences. Discover unique vantage points to view the Vivid Lights and amazing photo opportunities of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Visit multiple precincts and see the full canvas of lights from your Vivid Sydney cruise. Light up your nights with a kaleidoscope of light reflecting off the water in every direction.

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    7pm Vivid Starlight Dinner

    24 May - 15 June 2024


    The Starlight Dinner is a premium Vivid Sydney dining experience that embodies everything that makes our city so special. Quality Australian a la carte dining, live entertainment and a premium, yet relaxed setting. All set against the spectacular backdrop of Harbour Vivid Lights. An outstanding Vivid dinner cruise.

    • 4-course a la carte premium dining
    • Live music nightly
    • Up to 3 hours of relaxed cruising
    • Personalised service

    $129.00 per adult

    Normally $145.00. Save $16.00.

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    7pm Vivid Special Dinner

    24 May - 15 Jun 2024


    This 3-hour cruise aboard flagship Sydney 2000 is all about the Vivid Lights taking in the full canvas of harbourside light installations. A simple, yet quality 3-course menu makes this cruise an amazing value-for-money alternative for the whole family.

    • 3-course menu
    • Live music
    • Individual restaurant seating
    • Up to 3 hours of relaxed cruising

    From $99.00 per adult

    Normally $125.00. Save $26.00.

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    5pm Vivid Special Dinner

    24 May - 15 Jun 2024


    Early dining for less. Ideal for families with children and for those who want to experience "Lights On" at 6pm. This 2-hour cruise, with a simple 2-course menu, operates on premium vessels from the Captain Cook fleet.

    • See the Vivid Lights turn on at 6.00pm
    • 2-course menu
    • 2-hour cruise onboard your air-conditioned cruiser from the Captain Cook fleet
    • Individual restaurant seating

    From $75.00 per adult

    Normally $95.00. Save $20.00.

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    Vivid Lights Sightseeing Cruises

    24 May - 15 Jun 2024


    Experience the full canvas of Vivid Sydney Lights from the water. Special Vivid Lights sightseeing cruises depart nightly from Darling Harbour including approximately 1.5 hours of relaxed cruising.

    • Discover the unique perspective of the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water and skip the crowds
    • 360-degree waterfront views from spacious indoor and outdoor decks
    • Approx 1.5 hours
    • 5.30pm and 7.30pm nightly

    From $29.00 per adult

    Normally $46.00. Save $17.00.

    Landscape of Sydney 2000 boat cruising past Opera House and Harbour Bridge at sunset

    5pm Sunset Dinner

    24 May - 15 Jun 2024


    Sunset on Sydney Harbour is a sublime experience. We like to think of our Harbour as a sunset painting in progress where the magical colours of Sydney’s iconic landscape change by the minute. Add quality dining and and a snapshot of Vivid Lights as they turn on at 6pm and you have an impressive early dinner experience.

    • See the Vivid Lights turn on at 6.00pm
    • 3-course a la carte dining
    • Up to 1h 45m boarding from 4.45pm
    • Personalised service

    $99.00 per adult

    Normally $115.00. Save $16.00.

Our Fleet's Official Light Installations

Captain Cook Cruises is a proud partner of Vivid Sydney festival of light, showcasing the festival’s most famous light installations onboard our vessels including; the `Vivid Sydney' official logo on flagship MV Sydney 2000, the #feelnewsydney installation on The Jackson, and #vividsydney installation on our other vessels. All our participating vessels travel through a spectrum of light as they cruise the Vivid Sydney Harbour precincts.

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