Experience the best fireworks show on the greatest harbour in the world, onboard your own private boat. There’s no better place to celebrate New Years Eve than on Sydney Harbour. Choose from budget catamarans to luxury yacht hire options to suit your budget. A range of food and beverage options are available on the vessels, from BYO to canape style catering to buffets and formal dining.
Charters are generally 6-7 hours duration and start from 6pm so you can catch the family fireworks at 9pm and the midnight fireworks at 12am. New Years Eve cruises are the most popular event of the year and boats do get booked out far in advance, so get in quick.
Experience the biggest event of the year at the best location in the world. Escape the crowds on your own private boat with the best views of the action in the company of your family and friends.
Your cruise begins in the daylight with the glistening blue water. As the sun sets and the romantic mood sets in with it, you start to feel the magic is about to happen. After a few glasses of bubbly it’s thunder and lightning as the outdoor disco begins. Your boat rocks in a smoky haze of fluorescent lights and pounding music. It’s simply the best party in the world.
Popular vantage points on the water include Circular Quay, Birchgrove Head, Lavender Bay, Milsons Point, Botanical Gardens (Farm Cove), Campbells Cove (The Rocks), Darling Point, Barangaroo Foreshore, Walsh Bay, around Clark & Cockatoo Islands (where island parties take place), Rose Bay, Watsons Bay and Middle Harbour (Mosman).
The typical schedule of events includes a flying airplane show at 8.00pm, the projection of lights at 8.30pm, family fireworks at 9.15pm and the magical midnight fireworks.