Sydney Harbour Cruises

Book Vivid Sydney Cruise Tickets

Go on a cruise like never before! Book Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets to experience the Vivid Sydney festival on a Sydney Harbour cruise. Admire the charming sunset or night views of the Sydney Harbour, and enjoy live music and delicious cocktails. 

Sail through and enjoy the views of famous landmarks including Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, the Rocks, and Circular Quay from the vast viewing window. Feast on the Australian menu, capture the best moments and enjoy floating around the delightful views of the Sydney Harbour.  

Keep reading to know about this one-of-a-kind experience to plan your visit with Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets.

Why Go on a Vivid Sydney Cruise?

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  • Captivating light installations: Immerse yourself in a world of vibrant colours, intricate projections, and dazzling illuminations that transform the cityscape into a magical wonderland.
  • Spectacular Sydney Harbour: Sail through the world-famous Sydney Harbour, known for its breathtaking beauty and iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. 
  • Unique perspective: Get up close to the light installations, enabling you to appreciate their intricate details and artistic brilliance in a way that's impossible from land.
  • Ultimate convenience: Relax onboard while indulging in delicious cuisine, entertainment, and a range of amenities, ensuring a memorable and hassle-free experience.
  • Exclusive events: From live music performances and DJs to themed parties and interactive activities, the cruise becomes an all-inclusive entertainment package.

Your Vivid Sydney Cruise Tickets Explained

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As a light festival is best viewed in the dark, all your Vivid Sydney cruises usually begin in the evening. With a variety of entertainment, landmark and food options, there are various types of Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets you can choose from. Be welcomed aboard the cruise with a welcome drink and enjoy delectable Australian and International flavours as you relax and enjoy a scintillant light show above the serene waters.

Vivid Sydney Cruises Highlights

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Dazzling Light Installations

Sail through Sydney Harbour and witness iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge adorned with breathtaking light installations, creating a captivating and vibrant visual spectacle.

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Gourmet Dining

Indulge in a culinary journey on a Vivid Sydney Cruise, offering delectable cuisines prepared by expert chefs. Savour the flavours while enjoying the stunning backdrop of the illuminated city skyline.

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Sydney's Landmarks at Night

Cruise along the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour at night and marvel at the mesmerising transformation of the city's landmarks. Capture stunning photos of these iconic sites illuminated in vibrant colours.

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Entertainment Onboard

Immerse yourself in an evening of entertainment as you cruise during Vivid Sydney. Enjoy live music performances, DJs, and themed parties, adding a lively and energetic atmosphere to your experience.

Plan Your Visit To Vivid Sydney Cruises

Timings & Location
Getting There
Food & Drinks
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The Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise operating hours are subject to change. The timings for your Vivid Sydney Cruise will be mentioned on your ticket upon purchase. 

Last Entry: 07:00 PM


Address: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Find on Maps

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By Train: Line  T1 and T2; Nearest Stop: Wynyard Station 

By Bus: Line 320, 501; Nearest Stop: QVB, York St

By Car: Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport & 10 km

Car Parking: 

  • Darling Quarter Car Park
  • Wilson Parking 
  • First Parking Darling Quarter Car Park
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  • There are accessible cruises available only on certain boats. If you’re looking for wheelchair access, ensure that your cruise can accommodate the same while booking your tickets. 
  • Inform the crew beforehand if you require wheelchair access. 
  • Make sure that you have a carer present with you if you need any assistance. The crew will be assigned specific tasks and will be unable to assist you during the cruise.
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  • Animal assistance is allowed on Vivid Sydney Cruises. 
  • The animals on Vivid Sydney Cruises must be in a suitable box, basket, or other containers all the time. 
  • There are food and bar facilities available on Vivid Sydney Cruises. You can also bring your own food or drinks on the cruise. 
  • All of the Vivid Sydney Cruises are fitted with toilets.
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  • Your Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets may already include food and drinks.
  • There is a Harbour Dining Restaurant available on the cruise for visitors. 
  • The kid's menu is available at the Harbour Restaurant. 
  • Visitors can enjoy drinks at the Harbour Bar.

Visitor Tips

  • Book your Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise tickets in advance to avoid any inconvenience. 
  • Bring your little ones, as the cruise offers restaurants with a kid's menu at Top Deck Lunch.
  • Arrive at the Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise meeting location at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time. 
  • There are no restrictions to clothing as such, however, visitors are advised to wear light and smart casual clothing. 
  • No thongs, singlets, or beachwear are allowed on the cruise. 
  • Smoking is only permitted on the open-top deck of the cruise. 
  • Animals should be kept at a distance from other animals.  
  • You are welcome to bring your own food and snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions About Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise Tickets

Where can I buy Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets?

You can buy Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise tickets online.

Can I buy Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets online?

Yes. You can book Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise tickets online.

What is the cost of Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets?

The price of your Vivid Sydney Cruise ticket will depend on its inclusions and starts from AU$49.

Can I get a discount on Vivid Sydney Cruise tickets?

Yes. You can avail discount on Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise tickets if you book your tickets online in advance.

What is a Vivid Sydney Cruise?

The Vivid Sydney Cruise is a showboat that offers a Vivid Lights cruise every time the festival reappears annually. The cruise offers the best views and displays of Sydney’s landmarks and skyline.

What are some of the highlights of the Vivid Sydney Cruise?

Viewing the famous Vivid Sydney festival while cruising with charming views is one of the main highlights of the Vivid Sydney Cruise. Enjoy live music performances with delicious food and drinks.

Are Vivid Sydney Cruises wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Vivid Sydney Cruises are wheelchair accessible.

Is photography allowed on Vivid Sydney Cruises?

Yes. Photography is allowed on Vivid Sydney Cruises.

Is it worth visiting Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise?

Taking a Vivid Sydney Cruise is most definitely worth it as the experience takes you on a journey of the Vivid Sydney festival while cruising over the serene waters of the city’s harbour. You can admire the mesmerising views of the city illuminated with vibrant lights and enjoy live music, entertainment, and lip-smacking food.