Special Events

New Years Eve Celebrations (NYE) - Sydney Harbour Cruise Boxing Day - Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Australia Day - Ferry Race

Sydney harbour shines at any time, but on certain days the whole city is celebrating.

Get VIP access to Sydney’s greatest parties. You’ll enjoy the best views of the fireworks, the celebrating foreshore crowds, the iconic Bridge and Opera House and the sparkling city skyline. Be right in the thick of things with room to relax and world-class catering to enjoy – it’s the best seat in the house.

Sydney’s Most Popular Parties

New Years Eve
31 December

Spend the biggest night of the year in unforgettable style as you pop the champagne in the middle of the harbour. Sydneysiders cram the foreshore and people across the world tune in to the amazing fireworks that transform the Sydney Harbour Bridge into a vision of light each year. But few can ever hope to see the spectacle played out right before their eyes. Book early for a NYE you’ll never forget.

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Boxing Day – 26 December

One of the world’s greatest yacht races launches from Sydney Harbour on boxing day. Running for 66 years, the 1170km race is considered one of the most difficult yacht races in the world and generates the most media interest. Join the fun with a front-row seat as you watch the spinnakers unfurl and the boats head out between the heads for their nail-biting journey to Tasmania.

Australia Day
26 January

The day Australians celebrate the fantastic lifestyle that’s the envy of the world. You’ll enjoy the full timetable of harbour events from the regatta to the ferry race and the fireworks – all in fabulous style. So strike up the barbie, slap on the zinc cream and raise a toast to the best country in the world from one of her most beautiful locations – Sydney Harbour.

Australia Day Sydney Harbour - Ferry Race

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