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Get the best view of the new year’s eve fireworks in sydney. all inclusive and byo cruise options available., find the best boat for your new year’s eve cruise in sydney.

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Common sydney harbour nye cruise questions:, where does the nye cruise start.

Your Sydney Harbour wharf location will differ depending on your NYE boat cruise. Most bigger boats depart from King St Wharf in Darling Harbour, but some pick up from other wharves around Circular Quay or around the Rocks. Please read the cruise description and check your tickets for when to meet your boat and where.

What should I expect on an NYE cruise?

Departing from close to the city, you’ll get to see all the beautiful sights on Sydney Harbour. Your NYE cruises will head past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge and find an incredible spot to view the 9pm and midnight NYE fireworks from Sydney Harbour.

Most NYE cruises will offer a food and drink package and entertainment like a DJ or band on the boat.

Make sure your camera is ready for that incredible photos, and let the countdown begin!

Will my NYE cruise enter the parade of lights?

On NYE, many boats take part in the parade of lights. These boats are lit up as they make their way around Sydney Harbour leading up to the countdown. When boats enter this parade of lights, they get special access to the exclusion zone.

Boat entries are not determined until two months before NYE. Please ask us if your preferred boat will likely participate in this New Year’s parade of lights for your cruise.

What happens on an NYE cruise in bad weather?

In bad weather, boats will still go out on the Harbour on NYE. Boat cruise cancellations don’t occur in rainy weather unless the weather is deemed unsafe. With many of the NYE cruises, these boats offer ample interior space, so the weather would not affect you.

For a complete list of cancellation policies, please read each boat cruise’s terms and conditions carefully.

What’s included in my NYE boat cruise?

The NYE cruise is the best way to experience the Sydney fireworks. The view from the water is incredible and a memory you’ll never forget. For each boat cruise, what comes included will be different. Most NYE boat cruises include food, drinks (beer, wine, sparkling, and soft drinks) and entertainment on the night. You’ll be in prime position to watch the 9 pm and midnight fireworks.

Please read the tour description carefully to ensure what to expect on the water.

Are there bathrooms on my NYE boat cruise?

The boat cruises will have a bathroom on board. Many of the bigger NYE cruise boats offer full bathrooms with stalls similar to a venue on land.

Please remember that these may be marine toilets for boats with bathrooms on board. Only put what comes out of you into the toilet. Ensure you read any instructions in the bathroom for properly operating the restroom or check with the crew on board.

What should I bring on my NYE cruise?

Your boat cruise will be on Sydney Harbour and will typically include all your food and drinks. Dress appropriately for the weather, and please take note of the NYE dress code for your boat cruise. Some boats do have a dress code you would be required to follow. For cooler evenings, make sure you have something warm. Bring comfortable shoes and heels are typically not allowed on the ship for safety reasons and to ensure they don’t damage the floor.

Each cruise is different, so read the what to bring section in the boat cruise description.

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Pick a Great New Year’s Eve Cruise in Sydney 2024

Are you thinking of booking a New Year’s Eve Cruise in Sydney to watch the Sydney Fireworks and not sure where to begin? Well, you aren’t alone! Questions about NYE cruises in Sydney fill travel forums and our inbox every year. Cruises go on sale earlier than all the other NYE events and usually starts filling up mid October. It is recommended to get in early for the best prices and range of options.

I have personally attended the NYE Fireworks show in Sydney over 20 times. I have watched from a boat, the Opera House, The Botanic Gardens, a harbour island and Mrs Macquaries Point. Among my most memorable experiences have been the times out on the water but there is a huge range in quality of NYE Harbour cruises so today I want to share some tips to help you make a good decision.

Top 5 NYE Cruises

In a hurry and don’t really want to read over the detailed advice below. Well here you go!

  • Most Unique NYE Cruise – Sydney Harbour NYE Tallship Experience . – Sold out!
  • B est NYE Cruise for families – Ocean Dreaming 9pm cruises from Darling Harbour or Manly .
  • Best NYE Cruise for partying – Bella Vista with a DJ to provide the summer night beats.
  • Best NYE Cruise to impress – The Jackson is a brand-new high end ship.
  • Best NYE Cruise for foodies – Captain Cook do a wonderful dinner on NYE. – Almost sold out

Choose an accessible pickup and drop-off spot for your NYE Cruise

The first thing to consider is where you will join the cruise. If it’s departing from an odd location or even one that is hard to get to from home, it becomes more trouble than it’s worth. If you can, choose a wharf that is near public transport, or parking if you have a designated driver. Let’s face it; no one is in the mood to walk kilometres at the end of a long night of partying.

Note: New Year’s Eve sees lots of city streets closed and your usual parking spots or transport routes may not be available, so plan ahead.

A New Year’s Eve cruise in Sydney Is a big-ticket item. These tips on finding a good NYE cruise will help make sure you pick a quality cruise, because when it comes to Sydney Harbour Cruises ON NYE, it’s not always smooth sailing.

Make sure you know who the operator is.

Boats of all sizes are available for charter on Sydney Harbour so it’s important to make sure the operator you pay for your cruise is reputable. There have been occasions in the past when people have handed over large sums on money only to find no boat turns up on NYE.

Check out the company selling the tickets, look at Google reviews, ask in our group or stick to buying from an OTA like Australian owned and operated Travello (our preferred partner), Get your Guide or Viator.

Decide if you want a BYO cruise or a fully catered option?

New Year’s Eve cruises, whether ticketed or through a private charter, fall into one of two categories; Bring Your Own and catered. If your cruise is catered, then make sure you know exactly what is and is not included.

Catered cruises are usually one of three types: canape and finger food, buffet or seated menu. Many operators are happy to work with your specific dietary requirements, so reach out directly and ask if you have any special needs.

Dessert on Captain Cook NYE Cruise

Along with the different food menus are different drink options. Some offer regular bars where you buy what you would like to consume. More often though, some sort of drinks package is included. Everything from the premium packages with imported beers and bubbles to the basic local beers, house wine and spirits.

If you choose a chartered boat rather than one of the packages on offer by cruise operators, you are more likely to find they offer a BYO option. The major benefit of this option is that you can take along exactly what you want to drink, and you can save if you are not much of a drinker.

NYE on Sydney Harbour from Captain Cook Cruises

If you go with the BYO option, double check that there are no corkage fees, that you can bring your esky to keep the drinks at perfect temperature or that they have cooling on offer onboard.

Make sure the boat has secured a good position for the fireworks show!

Seems like a simple decision, but it’s not. Many of the less expensive boats don’t exactly have stellar positions assigned to them. If your boat is positioned inside the exclusion zone, you will be in the thick of the action with amazing views.

If your cruise is part of the Harbour of Light Parade, chances are it will have a prime position when the clock strikes 12, but if not, double-check with the operator.

View from a boat outside the exclusion zone on NYE

There are two things you should check:

  • They assigned larger boats a general vicinity to anchor in for the show. Smaller charters rely on the skill and experience of the captain to find the best spot.
  • Also, consider the vessel itself. There is often limited space on the outside decks; some boats don’t even have an outdoor area, so you will watch the fireworks from behind glass. Sure, it might be cheaper, but is this what you want?

How much do new years eve cruises in Sydney cost?

If you want to be on the water under the fireworks, then you are looking at somewhere between $399 and A$1500 per person for a food and drink package.

All the leading tour operators offer cruises on Sydney Harbour on New Year’s Eve with some of the big-name boats charging up to A$1500 per person. For that, you get a 6-hour cruise with a five-course meal and drinks. This is a great way to experience Sydney on NYE if you can afford it. Just do your homework and make sure you chose a vessel that is suited to your musical/food tastes. 20 something’s may not like to listen to a 60’s band all night 😉 just like 50+ might not like 5 hours of dance music. At about 9.20pm after the first round of fireworks, many of the vessels on the water turn on their lights and parade up and down the harbour until the midnight fireworks.

Harbour of Lights Parade

Every year Sydney Harbour is brought to life not just by the fireworks but also by the Harbour of Lights Parade, an annual pilgrimage of boats that make their way down Sydney Harbour. This is a fantastic experience, but whether you are in, it affects where and how soon you anchor. The boats that take part in this parade tend to get the best anchor spots.

There has not been much talk of the Harbour of Lights parade this year. I have not seen a list of confirmed vessels however it will include most of the big operators.

Harbour of light parade New Years Eve Cruise in Sydney

Check with your cruise operator to see if they have any boats taking part in this parade, as I highly recommend it, not just because you get an excellent anchor spot but because it truly is a breathtaking experience.

Another way of ensuring you will have a good vantage point is to choose a boat that advertises they will be positioned in the exclusion zone.

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So now on to the boats I would consider if I was buying New Year’s Eve tickets this year.

NYE on a Tall Ship

For a completely different night, spend a night on a boat of a similar size to the ships of the First Fleet.

One company I have cruised with (but not on NYE) and loved is Sydney Harbour Tall Ships. They have two Tall Ships that are positioned in the exclusion zone, meaning you have an excellent view of all the fireworks action. You can see the ships’ locations, in Circular Quay between the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge in the photo below.

Sydney Harbour Tallship location on NYE

The Southern Swan and the Soren Larsen provide a fantastic experience. Plenty of deck space, a great atmosphere with lots of music.

Your ticket includes:

  • Delicious canapes & finger food
  • All bubbly, wines, beers, soft drinks, juices & water
  • A live band playing popular music & requests

The tall ships, however, are sadly not wheelchair accessible, nor are they suitable for younger children.

The Jackson

The newest luxury vessel on Sydney Harbour, the Jackson offers elegant comfort and guarantees a top-notch experience on NYE.

The Jackson is a luxury ship on Sydney Harbour perfect for NYE

On offer is a 7 course meal, including a 5 course degustation and a midnight supper. The 6.5-Hour All-Inclusive Platinum Beverage Package features free flowing Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label NV, signature cocktails and top shelf spirits, craft beer and a selection of premium wines.

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The boat will be positioned inside the exclusion zone for an outstanding view of the fireworks shows at 9pm and midnight. Book now

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There will be live entertainment on each of the decks and at Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial Rooftop Bar, a DJ to party the night away.

Starship Sydney

Ring in the New Year on Starship Sydney ! Enjoy all-inclusive food, drinks, and entertainment with a view of the 9pm and midnight fireworks. Dance to the tunes of a well-known Sydney Party Band and DJ.

Starship Sydney Glass boat on Sydney harbour

Starship Sydney features three levels of unobstructed views, two-metre high glass windows, and two open deck areas for a stylish New Year celebration.

This 5-hour cruise which departs from King Street Wharf will feature Canapé and Gourmet Food Stations, a beer and wine package, and is only suitable for adults 18+.

Starship Sydney will have a prime viewing spot for Sydney Harbour NYE fireworks.

Captain Cook Cruises

Captain Cook is one of the most experienced cruise operators on Sydney Harbour with two vessels out this year. This is a lovely way to see in the New Year and any night on Sydney Harbour is a good night in our book.

Captain Cook Sydney Harbour Sydney 2000

Where Captain Cook excels is in their food offerings. We have dined on their boats both as a guest and as paying customers in the last couple of years and have been impressed by what they offer.

Here are a few samples from meals we have had on the Sydney 2000 vessel.

Captain Cook cruise entree

NYE Sky Deck Dinner – The top deck of the MV Sydney has 6-course degustation menu paired with Penfold’s premium wines including a 75ml glass of world-famous Penfolds Grange. You will celebrate in style with bottomless Penfolds Rose Champagne (France) & premium spirits and a midnight celebration cocktail.

There will be live music and access to the top roof deck. Tickets are sold out for 2023

NYE Club Deck Dinner – The middle deck on the MV Sydney has a 5-course dinner including canapes at midnight. Bottomless French Champagne and premium drinks included. You will be entertained with live music and there is a glass of Champagne at midnight. Tickets on sale now $1190pp. – Tickets are sold out for 2023 (10/10/23)

Captain Cook Gold Cruise seating

Ocean Deck – This is the entry-level of the boat and is the best choice for those with limited mobility. You have fantastic harbour views, with lounge-style seating and no need to climb the stairs. The menu on this level will offer Mezze Platter for two, a decadent dessert platter of elegant petit fours, truffles and choc dipped strawberries and Roving Canapes at midnight. Bottomless Cocktails and a selection of premium beverages will be offered all night.

Live entertainment to keep you in a party mood till midnight. Window seats can be guaranteed for an extra $50pp. Tickets on sale now $1090. – last seats selling now (15/10/23)

Captain Cook Rocket  NYE

Captain Cook Rocket – The BYO option – you supply the food and drinks and let Captain Cook take care of the view. Board at King Street Wharf at 7.30pm for your 5.5-hour cruise. $550pp – Sold out 31/8/23

Other Sydney NYE cruise operators

  • The Jackson  – Seven course Dinner including a Five-course Degustation menu along with a 6.5-Hour All-Inclusive Platinum Beverage Package featuring free flowing Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label NV, signature cocktails and top shelf spirits, craft beer and a selection of premium wines $1499. – Last seats selling now (15/10/23)
  • NYE on the Bella Vista – a Glass Boat  – A DJ to entertain, five-hour beverage package, roaming canapes a standing buffet and dessert. The vessel has 3m high glass wraparound windows and an open top deck with 360-degree views of magnificent Sydney Harbour. $899.
  • Ocean Dreaming 9pm Family Cruise – Departing from Darling Harbour at 7.15pm this 2.5 hour tour is perfect for families and anyone wanting to avoid the midnight chaos home. $350.
  • Ocean Dreaming Manly Cruise – Another 9pm option for those staying on the northern side of the harbour $350
  • Sydney Harbour Tall Ships – With two stunning tall ships, usually inside the inclusion zone, this is a fun night out. Tickets include dinner, drinks and live music for $949.
  • MV Jerry Bailey – Includes cruise, buffet dinner, and beer, wine, and soft drinks for $949
  • The Sydney Heritage Fleet Waratah – a fundraiser for the Sydney Heritage Fleet, a great choice for sailing buffs. Tickets are just for your spot on the boat, it’s BYO dinner, snacks and beverage from $499 – Sold out Sept 23

There are dozens more operators but these are the key companies who have experience and a history of good service. We do not actively recommend other operators as many charter ships for the night so we have no idea who is actually operating the event and if you will get value for money. Please do due dilegence before you book.

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Hi, I am wondering if there is: 1) Any cruise for NYE that plays more house music not pop hits? 2) Any cruise where no children are allowed? 3) Any cruise where there is an option to pay for “no alcoholic beverages included” please? My hubby and I do not drink alcohol and it seems a waste to pay such money that includes alcohol when we don’t drink

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  • 7hr 45min deluxe glass boat NYE cruise on board MV Clearview
  • All-inclusive package with cruise, dinner, drinks and entertainment
  • Premium beer, wine & spirits included
  • Music on board the NYE cruise

AUD $1500 $1600

*This cruise is not available to guests below 14 years, including infants.

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7+ hour cruise | Boarding 17:30 | Departure 18:15 | Returns 01:15 | King Street Wharf - 5

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Sydney Showboat NYE Fireworks Cruise

  • 7-hr NYE fireworks cruise
  • All-inclusive package with cruise, dinner, drinks and show
  • Bottomless beverage package for the duration of the cruise (state RSA laws apply)
  • 50-minute spectacular cabaret show
  • Family fireworks at 9pm and fireworks at midnight
  • Confirmed participation in the Harbour of Light Parade

AUD $1450 $1600

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7-hour cruise | Boarding 17:45 | Departure 18:30 | Returns 01:00 | King Street Wharf - 5

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  • 6hr NYE cruise on Sydney Harbour
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6-hour cruise | Boarding 18:20 | Departure 18:30 | Returns 01:15 | King Street Wharf 9

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  • 6hr Sydney Harbour NYE cruise
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Morpheus Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise

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  • 5-course dinner with appetizers, mains, desserts, etc.
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Aussie Magic Sydney New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

  • 5.5hr NYE fireworks cruise on Sydney Harbour
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5+ hour cruise | Boarding 18:55 | Departure 19:30 | Returns 01:15 | Casino Wharf

Fleetwing II New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise

  • 7hr all-inclusive New Year’s Eve cruise on Sydney Harbour
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New Years Eve Cruise Payment Plan

Initial deposit: $200pp (non-refundable)

Second instalment: $200pp (due on 15th November, non-refundable)

Final instalment: Balance owing for your chosen cruise (due on 15th December, non-refundable).

Although our New Years Eve tickets, once booked and paid are not refundable, they are transferable up to 72 hours prior to the cruise.

If you require any further information on your cruise package please refer to the following link: https://www.sydneynewyearsevecruise.com.au

We look forward to welcoming you onboard one of our NYE cruises.

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For New Year's Eve 2024 what Sydney has planned will be a closely-guarded secret for the better part of the year, but once revealed, it is guaranteed to inspire awe!

The best way to enjoy every aspect of Sydney New Year's Eve, as well as the spectacular fireworks displays, is to reserve your seat aboard one of the Australian Cruise Group’s fully air-conditioned vessels. It’s either that or you’d be caught in the midst of over 1.5 million viewers who throng the Sydney Harbour foreshore and surrounding vantage points to get a good view of the fireworks. You will enjoy uninterrupted views of the famous New Year's Eve fireworks display in Sydney, which is brilliantly choreographed to music, and you can be rest assured that there will be no overcrowding on board our NYE party cruises.

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These are the best Sydney NYE cruises to book right now

Take to the Harbour for front row seats to the start of 2022

Maxim Boon

Update, December 23: In light of the surge of cases, many Sydney venues are cancelling NYE events. Call ahead of your visit to confirm if celebrations are taking place as planned.

In Sydney, ringing in the new year is a go-big-or-stay-home affair. But this year, the celebrations will be even bigger, we suspect. We’ve spent a quarter of the year indoors, and if you're anything like us, you've got some catching up to do when it comes to big nights out. So, why not spend your last hoorah of the year in the company of Sydney's greatest icons, the Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, on a New Year's cruise?

We’ve curated a list of the best you can book right now to secure the well-earned fun you and your mates deserve. Most of the cruise experiences come inclusive of food and drink, so all you need to worry about is having a damn good time.

Starship Sydney

Behold Australia’s largest glass boat, Starship Sydney. Spend your whole NYE on board, indulging in an all-inclusive evening of canapes, cocktails, Australian beers and premium wines, and three entertainment levels, which includes two decks of DJs. Starship Sydney offers an excellent view of the midnight fireworks display, departing from King Street Wharf at 7.30pm and returning at 1am. Tickets are on sale now from $750 per person.   

Harbourside Cruises

All aboard the Harbour Spirit, a luxury catamaran that you can hop on for NYE this year. Equipped with gorgeous contemporary interiors and two spacious decks, this 5.5 hour Sydney Harbour party cruise serves up epic views of the fireworks from inside and outside the boat. For $550 per person, enjoy bottomless beer, wine, and soft drink, constant service of appetisers and canapes, and non-stop party bangers on the dancefloor. Departs from Pyrmont at 7:15 pm and returns at 1 am.  

Yeah Buoy NYE Boat Party

A three-level boat party with 360-degree unobstructed views of the fireworks? We’re 1000% in. Departing from Port Jackson at 5.30pm, this 7.5hr all-inclusive cruise is the ultimate NYE treat. Live DJs all night, live entertainment, karaoke bar, a luxury seafood buffet, cocktail bar, grazing tables, drink service, and even casino table – you can’t really go wrong. Get your boogie on at Yeah Buoy. Tickets start from $600 per person.  

Showboat Art Deco New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise

If you’re looking for something a little fancier, look no further than this all-inclusive cruise on the luxurious Sydney Showboat II. Guests can expect to take up the Azure Deck, which is a private third-level area hosting only 60 people (max comfort guaranteed). A deluxe 5-course seated dinner will be served, with premium beverages available for the entire night, alongside a DJ and dancing—the way we all want to enter the new year, right? Tickets are $850 per person.

Fast Ferry Cruises

NYE doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Which, most of the time it does. If you want to jump on a New Year’s Eve cruise without spending more than a few hundred, choose Fast Ferry Cruises. Starting at $200 per person, these shorter 2.5hr cruises are BYO food and drinks and run for either the 9 pm or midnight fireworks, departing from Manly, Rose Bay, or Darling Harbour.  

Le Bleu 

If you’re an avid fan of electronic dance music and are ready to spend NYE with banging tunes and boogies, you can’t go past a ride on Le Bleu. The night features an exclusive DJ set from BINARY and Alvin Chan and the best possible views of the fireworks, which means you’ll be starting 2022 off with a big bang (and not just ‘cos of the fireworks). There’ll be a Belvedere Vodka on arrival, sushi platters to munch on during the night, and of course a glass of Moet Chandon champagne at midnight. Tickets are $500 plus a small booking fee.  

Bella Vista New Year’s Eve Cruise

Welcome in the new year aboard a luxury glass vessel with 3m high wraparound windows, giving you a prime position for the midnight fireworks. With spacious decks at the front and back and top of the boat, there’ll be plenty of room for all the activities on this all-inclusive 5.5hr cruise. Not to mention delicious canapes, a standing buffet menu and desserts, and a state of the art sound system to have you dancing into 2022. Tickets are $799 per person, but it’s all about the experience this NYE.   

Sydney 2000 Cruise

This NYE is all about making up for the lost time. And sometimes, doing that over a decadent dinner is the best way to do that. Cruise into 2022 onboard the Sydney 2000, a vessel that has been floating in the exclusion zone for over 20 years. This means it won’t be a problem getting an incredible view of the midnight fireworks. With prices starting at $799 per person, you can choose from three luxurious decks, each with all-inclusive food, premium drinks, and live entertainment. The cruise departs from King Street Wharf at 7.30pm and returns at 1am.

Rocket Cruise

Looking for a more affordable cruise option but want to stay on the boat for more than a couple of hours? Well then, Rocket Cruise has your NYE sorted. 5.5 hours of relaxed cruising, indoor and outdoor ferry seating, BYO drinks and picnic, and positioned in a viewing area outside of the exclusion zone for the fireworks display. All for $499 per person, departing from King Street Wharf at 7.30 pm and returning at 1 am.  

Aussie Magic New Year’s Eve Cruise

Step into the new year in style on board Aussie Magic, a stylish 26-metre catamaran with a super spacious outdoor entertaining deck. Catch jaw-dropping views of the midnight fireworks after enjoying a night of cocktail style dining—canapes, buffet, free-flowing drinks, which are all included in the $650 per person price. But for 5.5 hours of cruising around the harbour with your nearest and dearest, it’s a big treat yourself kind of night every Sydneysider should experience at least once. Aussie Magic departs from Star City Casino Wharf at 7.30pm and returns around 1am.  

My Way New Year’s Eve Cruise

Leave 2021 behind your way. The newly refurbished My Way vessel is ready for NYE, and so are we. Revel under the sparkling city lights as the sun goes down and enjoy a picturesque vista of the midnight fireworks from inside the exclusion zone, all the while enjoying the all-inclusive perks of a good NYE cruise: chef’s selection of canapes, buffet menu, music, and more. The two dining rooms are fully air-conditioned too, so the humidity won’t be a problem at all. There’s limited seating aboard My Way – with only 100 seats – so you’ll want to get in quick to secure a spot on a less-crowded cruise.

Tall Ship Dinner Cruise

Most NYE cruises around Sydney are on modernised boats. But why not take a step on the traditional sailing boat side this New Year’s? Choose between three tall ships for an unforgettable dinner cruise on the harbour, all offering front-row views of the fireworks. Dine on fresh seafood, gourmet barbecue, and more, accompanied by bottomless wine, beer, soft drinks, and live music during the 5.5-hour cruise. Prices start at $550 per person, which is a great deal for an all-inclusive NYE cruise.

Vagabond Spirit NYE

Jump aboard one of the newer vessels in Sydney Harbour to celebrate the new year in all-inclusive style. The MV Vagabond Spirit will surely get you into the party mood, with party streamers and party hats handed out and an all-night DJ and light show across two levels. In the food department, dig into a gorgeous menu, which includes tempting appetisers, a seafood buffet and carvery, and decadent desserts freshly cooked on board. There’ll also be an open bar, with premium brand drinks, including spirits. The large observation deck offers 360-degree views of Sydney Harbour, so it’s a perfect spot to watch the fireworks. At $725 per person for six hours of cruising fun, Vagabond Spirit NYE is the ultimate way to ring in the new year.  

Glass Island

Add a sprinkle of glamour to your New Year’s Eve with a night on the glorious Glass Island cruise. Prices start at $565.95 and include a 3-hour beverage package of beer, wine, cider, sparkling and soft drinks, canapes, gourmet food stations, and a glass of Moet Chandon at midnight while watching the spectacular fireworks display. Glass Island will take you one of the best spots in the harbour too, departing from King Street Wharf at 8.50pm sharp and returning at 12.30am.  

Waratah New Year’s Eve Cruise

Fancy to spend your NYE on the beautiful heritage boat, Waratah? This 1902 steam tug will not only have you feeling like you’ve just stepped back in time and offers epic viewing of both the 9pm and midnight firework displays. It’s BYO dinner, snacks, and beverages on Waratah, so at least you’ll be able to bring your favourites goodies on board. Waratah will depart from Pyrmont at 7pm and return around 1am.  

Magistic Cruises 

This whopping 7.25-hour cruise includes everything you could possibly need to tick off your NYE cruise bucket list—gourmet seafood buffet (including fresh king prawns), premium beer, wine, and spirits, DJ and dancing on board, fireworks views from inside the exclusion zone. You can’t go wrong. You can check also out the delicious food menu on the Magistic Cruises website .   

Starship Aqua

Celebrate the New Year’s Eve festivities on the two-level glass boat, Starship Aqua, which boasts pristine views at each glance. This 6-hour cruise has all-inclusive canapes and food stalls, Australian beers and premium wines, non-allocated seating, and of course a DJ throwing down non-stop tunes to get you moving throughout the night. Prices start at $650 per person and the cruise will depart from King Street Wharf at 7.30 pm and returns at 1am.

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Best New Year’s Eve Sydney Cruise

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  • Clock Time: 7:30pm - 1 am
  • Calendar Date: 31 December
  • Cruise Ship Embarkation: 37 Bank St, Pyrmont
  • Cruise Ship Disembarkation: 37 Bank St , Pyrmont

New Year’s Eve on Sydney Harbour!

Why not welcome in 2025 and make those New Year resolutions on the best harbour in the world? Say goodbye to all the worries and make a New Year’s Eve resolution as you watch the spectacular Sydney Harbour fireworks display. The harbour is the closest place to the fireworks, and Sydney Princess Cruises can give you the front row seats! All you have to do is book the New Year’s Eve Sydney Cruise with us on time and you can rest assured that it will be a celebration of a lifetime. Get your family and friends together to welcome in 2025.

For two decades, we have been sailing these waters, entertaining crowds young and old by organising the best New Year’s Eve cruise that Sydney has ever seen. All our vessels are well-equipped and come with experienced staff that will make sure all your wishes are fulfilled.

The vessel has large outdoor viewing decks, and plenty of viewing room on the upper, front and side decks on the lower level. This is what makes this boat ideal for a New Years cruise in Sydney, as it comes with a large outdoor space so everyone gets to see the world-famous fireworks. Enjoy listening to the latest tunes to celebrate the end of 2024 and the beginning of 2025.

Lovely food, an open bar including alcohol, and great music are  all included in your package. You will have a delicious menu prepared by our executive chef and a dessert selection served in the latter part of the evening.

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Friday 31 December 2022

Boarding 7:30pm 37 Bank St Pyrmont

Midnight Fireworks

Return 1:00am approx

All times are approximate and subject to change

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New Years Eve Sydney Harbour Cruise Spectacular!

New Years Eve Sydney Harbour Cruise Spectacular!

The ultimate new years eve experience.

Cost: Adults: $989p/p New Year’s Eve Cruise, Fireworks, Served Canape's, Grazing Station & Drinks Package

Tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable

Ring in the New Year with something special this year and book a New Years Eve cruise Sydney Harbour party night aboard the Harbour Spirit, our impressive luxury catamaran. Built to exceptional nautical standards, this vessel has well-appointed contemporary interiors as well as two spacious outer decks to ensure maximum comfort to its NYE party guests and great fireworks viewing from both inside and outside the vessel.

Spectacular viewing position on Sydney Harbour for the Midnight fireworks display.

Cruise Inclusions & Highlights

  • 5.5-hour Sydney Harbour NYE fireworks cruise
  • New Years Eve Fireworks Display
  • Multiple outdoor viewing decks
  • Roving service of appetizers during the cruise
  • Freshly prepared served canapes, grazing station, hot dishes & salads
  • Beverages for the duration of the cruise
  • Australian & Premium Beers
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Red & White Wines
  • Soft Drinks & Juices
  • Professional Party DJ
  • Dance Floor

Grazing station includes, salmon, chicken, king prawns, oven roasted vegetables, salads, charcuterie, fruit platters, desserts and more.

Our lavish self-serve grazing station also includes vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Children under 7 years are not allowed

Departure Location

Harbourside Cruises – Harbour Spirit Wharf: 37 Bank St Pyrmont NSW 2009

Important times to remember

  • Boarding: 7:00pm
  • Departure: 7:15pm
  • Return: 1:00am

NYE Fireworks cruise to welcome New Year 2025

If you’re looking for an NYE Fireworks cruise to welcome New Year 2025 the Harbour Spirit outshines the rest! This vessel hosts a rocking New Year’s Eve party providing the best views of all the must-see NYE events on Sydney Harbour!

The Harbour Spirit New Year’s Eve Cruise Sydney package includes a 5.5 hour cruise, a roving service of appetizers, a selection of Australian beers, wines, sparkling and soft drinks and a more substantial served canapes and grazing station selection to see you through the night. Casual non allocated seating will also be available.

A DJ livens up the cruise with party music to get you dancing, setting the tone and atmosphere for a vibrant party at a spectacular venue with flowing drinks and canapés. Everything you need for a perfect night is onboard!

As the sun goes down on Sydney Harbour, the Harbour Spirit makes its way to the exclusion zone providing guests ringside views to all the action on Sydney Harbour; including the Sydney Harbour Bridge lights, the Harbour of Light Parade and the grand finale – the spectacular midnight fireworks display.

Book early – We’ve sold out every year

Book early and reserve your tickets aboard the Harbour Spirit for an experience of a lifetime and a chance to see the fireworks as you have never seen them before! Lose yourself in the all-pervasive festive atmosphere aboard the Harbour Spirit New Year’s Eve 2024 cruise and dance your way into the New Year with spectacular views, flowing drinks, good food and great Party Dj.

The Harbour Spirit has two spacious outer decks that are perfect viewing galleries for the Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks that are revered as being one of the most spectacular displays in the world. The fun kicks off the moment you board, and is later followed by the dazzling main display that explodes into the night sky at the stroke of midnight. With the Harbour Spirit anchored in the exclusion zone, with multiple outdoor viewing decks you will have the best, unobstructed view of this famous fireworks spectacle.

As the night wears on, refresh yourselves with drinks and feast on an assortment of delicious canapés that will be regularly roaming the vessel. You can also enjoy a freshly prepared served canape’s spread that will be open a little later in the night when you feel like a late night snack.

The Sydney Harbour New Years Eve Cruise is the best cruise to welcome in 2025. With drinks flowing throughout the duration of the cruise and the DJ playing party music, you’ll be ready to dance the night away and welcome the New Year in like no other!

The Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve Cruise is one of our most popular packages and has been sold out since 2001, speaking volumes about our vessel, the high quality food, and refreshments, multiple outdoor viewing decks along with our exceptional service. Book now and reserve your ticket aboard the Harbour Spirit to enjoy one of Sydney’s best NYE 2024 parties!

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Coast New Year’s Eve Sydney Harbour Cruise

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This New Year’s Eve, cruise into the heart of the spectacular celebrations on Sydney Harbour and watch the fireworks show from a fabulous vantage point. With canape-style dinner, selection of beers, wines, sparkling, spirits and soft drinks, this cruise is well-tailored to create a wonderful experience for all guests.  To top it off, the cruise also includes a DJ playing a mix of retro 80s, 90s and pop music elevating the ambience on board. During the cruise, you can either head over to the outer deck or be in the comfort of your seat to enjoy the splendid fireworks show and harbour vistas. Book your tickets for this spectacular New Year’s Eve cruise to ensure a memorable celebration.

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Departure Details

Departure Location King St Wharf Darling Harbour

Boards 18:30

Departs 18:30

Returns 01:15

  • 6hr (approx) New Year’s Eve dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Watch the iconic New Year fireworks display
  • DJ playing a sensational mix of retro 80s, 90s music & modern hits
  • Substantial canapes served throughout the duration of the cruise
  • Beer, wine & sparkling, spirits and soft drinks included
  • Twin-deck boat with four spacious entertaining areas with 360° views

On Arrival   Antipasto & Cheese, Vegetable Platters Freshly peeled prawns from Sydney Fish Markets with secret chef sauce (GF) Peking Duck Pancakes with shallots and Hoisin Sauce Fresh Vietnamese rice paper rolls with vegetables, Fresh Asian Herbs, Sweet chilli sauce (GF, V) On Board Antipasto, Cheese, Charcuterie Boards with Chargrilled Vegetables, Hummus, Babaganoush, with Relishes, Dips, Crackers and Breads Sydney Rock Oyster with Coast Vinaigrette Dressing and Caviar Freshly Peeled Prawns from Sydney Fish Markets with Chef Sauce Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls (VEG, GF) Kingfish Ceviche served on a spoon Bruschetta of Tomato, Basil drizzled with citrus olive oil (VEG) Selection of Sushi, vegetarian options  Crispy Asian Vegetarian Spring Rolls Served with Asian Dipping Sauce (VEG) Smoked Brisket Beef sliders of with Gherkins and in a milk bun Spanner Crab Sliders in a charcoal slider bun Asian Vegetable with Seared Tuna noodles  (GF, VEG) Mushroom, Truffle Aranchini balls (VEG) Peking Duck Pancakes with Hoisin Sauce Popular Kofta with Mint Sauce Gourmet Beef and Chicken, Vegetarian Pies Dessert: Gelato Cones and Selection of French Petit Fours

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Beverages  La Boheme - Cuvee Blanc (Sparkling) - Yarra Valley De Bortoli - Prosecco - King Valley De Bortoli - Petit Moscato - King Valley White Wine 3 Tales - Sauvignon Blanc - Marlborough The Estate Vineyard - Chardonnay- Yarra Valley DB Winemakers Selection - Chardonnay - Riverina The Estate Vineyard - Pinot Gris - Yarra Valley Bella Riva - Pinot Grigio - King Valley Red Wine De Bortoli Dean - Shiraz De Bortoli -Dean  Cab Sauvignon The Estate Vineyard - Pinot Noir- Yarra Valley Rose Rose Rose - King Valley La Boheme - Dry Rose - Yarra Valley Selection of Bottled Soft Drinks Beers/Ciders Asahi Cascade Premium Light  Corona Hahn Super Dry  Peroni  Peroni Leggere  James Squire Fifty Lashes Zero Heineken Somersby Apple Cider House Spirits  Selection of Seltzers Aperol Spritz Zero Alcohol Wines Fizzero Sparkling White Fizzero Sparkling Rose

Additional Information

  • Australian Cruise Group is Sydney’s premier cruise operator and ticket selling agent. 
  • By purchasing this ticket, you acknowledge that the tickets are purchased from Australian Cruise Group acting as an agent on behalf of another operator.
  • Coast is owned and operated by Coast Harbour cruises – the operator of this cruise. The operator reserves the right to change vessels if necessary due to mechanical breakdowns or reasons beyond their control. 
  • Once this ticket is booked, it is non-cancellable and non-refundable under any circumstances. 
  • You can transfer your ticket to another person, however must advise us ([email protected]) by email 72 hours prior to cruise.
  • Australian Cruise Group terms of service do not apply to this special event cruise. The New Year’s Eve terms of service of Australian Cruise Group also do not apply to this cruise operated by a third party. 
  • Fireworks Display Conditions: Since 1999, guests have always enjoyed prime views of the fireworks display from the exclusion zone assigned for cruise boats by NSW authorities. Your Captain will make every effort to position the vessel for optimum viewing of the fireworks display. The exact location of the vessel cannot be guaranteed due to the heavy traffic and congestion on the harbour on NYE and the prevailing weather conditions. If the fireworks – which are organised by the NSW and Local Government – are cancelled for any unforeseen reason, there will be no partial or full refund offered by Australian Cruise Group. 
  • The cruise operator will enforce Responsible Service of Alcohol at all times.
  • Request for dietary requirements will be politely declined.
  • Please be at the dock at least 15 mins before the boarding time.

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Sydney New Years Eve Cruises 2024

New years eve harbour cruise

‘bella vista’ cruise, luxury glass vessel.

Start 2025 on a high and spoil yourself with this luxury 5 and half hour cruise. Join millions of people watching on as 2025 makes its dramatic entrance.

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Welcome in the New Year with an unforgettable evening aboard the all-inclusive BELLA VISTA cruise. As we leave 2023 behind and begin a new year, leave the hustle and bustle and get out on the water for Sydney’s greatest event of the year.  Start off the year 2024 on a high and spoil yourself with this luxury 5.5 hour cruise.

Celebrate on board Bella Vista, the most luxurious glass vessel offering unparalleled view of the Sydney New Years Eve fireworks display.

The Bella Vista is a fusion of glass, elegance and style, a true 5 star venue offering uninterrupted views of the harbour. With wrap around external decks, 3m high windows and huge upper deck, Bella Vista is the beautiful glass ballroom where you want to spend your New Years Eve.

At the stroke of midnight the moment we’ll all been waiting arrives in spectacular fashion as  a pyrotechnic display illuminates the harbour with firing points from the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and harbour barges.

Join millions of people watching on as 2025 makes its dramatic entrance. With so many eyes vying to view the world famous  Sydney New Years Eve fireworks, get your front row seats on board Bella Vista as Sydney hosts the biggest party of the year.

Be centre stage on our all-inclusive New Year’s Eve cruise, cruising up and down the centre of Sydney harbour on our floating Glass venue! Giving you prime position for the midnight fireworks displays.

A night to remember! Book your tickets to avoid disappointment.  

Departure and return details.

Departure Dates:

Tuesday, December 31, 2024

Departure Point: Casino wharf 

Departure Time: 7.30pm (arrive at least 20minutes to departure)

Return Details: Cruise returns to Star City Casino Wharf, Pyrmont at approximately 1.30am

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New Years Eve 9pm Fireworks Cruise

Quick Details

  • Map Marker Location: Darling Harbour
  • Hour Glass Duration: 1.5 Hours

Bring along the little ones as we celebrate the magnificence of Sydney’s 9pm fireworks spectacular.

Your Sydney Fireworks Cruise Includes:

  • 90-minute (approx.) cruise to watch the 9pm fireworks
  • Outside Viewing Area
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase from our friendly crew at the on board bar (please note our bar is cashless, card payments only)
  • Please be aware this vessel will be positioned on the western side of the Harbour Bridge for the Fireworks Display

Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve Family Cruise

With a fun, friendly, and safe environment, Fantasea Cruising welcomes you to the biggest event of the year. With an 8:00pm (approx.) departure, our highly qualified staff position the vessel west of the Sydney Harbour bridge offering families and young children a great view of the fireworks. Away from the bustling crowds, this perfectly timed cruise is designed specifically for families.

Special pricing for children makes this value for money experience a must-do as we conclude 2019. The first fireworks allow the young ones, who might nod off a little earlier, the chance to see the majestic display. With an open rooftop, you can see uninterrupted views of the once-a-year event.

Fantasea Cruising is a responsible operator and during your New Year’s Eve cruise , we will limit vessel capacity to ensure that you have a comfortable and memorable experience.

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  • Ambient music
  • Climate control interior to ensure maximum comfort
  • Comfortable seating available on both levels
  • 90 minute cruise to watch the 9:00pm fireworks
  • BYO snacks welcome
  • Seats limited to 140 (Vessel capacity is 210)
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