From $189.00 per adult


17 September - 9 October 2021

  • 6-course degustation dining
  • Gold selection of Penfold’s private bin and vintage wines (paired Penfold’s wine option only)
  • Guaranteed window seating
  • Live music

Exquisite Gold Dining with Paired Wines

The quintessential Vivid Sydney gourmet food and wine experience. Nothing quite compares to this exquisite 6-course degustation dinner, paired with Penfold’s gold selection of wines, alongside a 360-degree Vivid Lights view. The best Vivid dinner cruise this year!

The quintessential Vivid Sydney gourmet experience

For that truly special occasion or corporate entertaining, our Gold Penfolds Dinner is an unforgettable waterfront restaurant experience where every detail matters. Leave inspired, sated and breathless as you and your guests are treated to not only the view, but a swathe of plate matched Penfolds wines including the classic St Henri Shiraz.

Penfolds is a name that is both ubiquitous and celebrated with fine Australian wine. Not only is it delicious, but this wine brand also has connotations and meaning that exudes both celebration and excitement.


Gold Penfolds Dinner

  • The full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water
  • Gold selection of Penfolds' private bin and vintage wines to complement each course
  • Selection of house spirits, liqueurs, beers and soft drinks
  • 6-course degustation dining
  • Up to 3 hours of relaxed cruising


Gold Dinner (no drinks)

  • The full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water
  • 6-course degustation dining
  • Up to 3 hours of relaxed cruising
  • Purchase drinks onboard as you go


All options include

  • Guaranteed window seating
  • Live music
  • 1 to 2 circuits of the harbour
  • Gold personalised service
  • Access to outdoor open deck
  • Free Wi-Fi

Gold Penfolds Dinner & Wine Menu (PDF)

Gold Dinner - no drinks Menu (PDF)

Special Menus and Dietary Requests: As this is a specialty menu we regret there are no special diet variations available. If a guest in your party is vegetarian or gluten free, we can offer an entrée, main-course and dessert from our Brilliant Dinner menu, however discounts do not apply. View our menus for full details.


    Depart From Darling Harbour King St Wharf 1 From Circular Quay Wharf 6
    NightlyDepart 7:00pm
    Disembark 10:00pm

    Disembark 9:30pm

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        Valid for groups of 6 or more guests on the Gold Dinner, Brilliant Dinner, Sunset Dinner, Top Deck Lunch and High Tea cruises in our public restaurant decks, excluding selected special events.

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