There's no better way to get involved in the Sydney New Year's Eve action than with a Sydney Harbour cruise. Enjoy absolute an waterfront position with uninterrupted views of the fireworks and Harbour of Light Parade.
Sydney Harbour Escapes has a great selection of party and luxury boat's for your to welcome the New Year aboard. Whether you're looking to book individual tickets to join a New Year's Party or interested in chartering a private boat for your very own exclusive New Year event, the Sydney Harbour Escapes fleet can cater to your needs.
Our charters vary between 6 - 7 hours and on our fleet have options for all-inclusive catering as well as BYO.
Pick up and drop off locations can be restricted so get your request in early!
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Quick Sydney NYE Schedule Summary
18.00pm - Pre show Entertainment, Arial Acrobatics
19.00pm - Fire Tug Water Displays
19.30pm - Aboriginal and torres straight Islander Smoking Ceremony
20.00pm - Aerial Acrobatics
20.30pm - Pylon projections
20.40pm - Acknowledgement of Country
20.45pm - Sydney Harbour Bridge Effect
21.00pm - Family Fireworks Display
21.15pm - Harbour of Light Parade
10.30pm - Telstra Design a Firework Show
12.00am - Midnight Firework Display
The Harbour of Light Parade will include over 50 commercial chartered vessels decorated with rope light sailing a 15km circuit through the Harbour.
Sydney Harbour Escapes offers many private NYE charter cruises that participate in the harbour of Light Parade. Please ask about available vessels or individual ticket purchase for the chance of a lifetime to be IN the parade.
Stay connected throughout the evening by multimedia:
Radio: To get the full multimedia Sydney New Year’s Eve experience, tune your radio to 104.1 2Day FM to hear the synchronised fireworks soundtracks
TV: Watch the live Network Ten broadcast of both the 9pm Family and Midnight Fireworks shows.
Download the Sydney NYE app on the app store on iTunes
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Share the experiences of other New Years Eve guests...
Re: New Years Eve Cruise aboard Sea Messenger
"Please thank Mike and Collin for their excellent services on NYE, we had a great time and appreciated their understanding in having so many inebriated poms on board! They did a great job getting us a top location for the fireworks and i would highly recommend the boat as a good value option for NYE.
Re: Morpheus New Years Party
"To all concerned with the planning and preparation for the New Year celebration on the Morpheus we would like to extend our heart felt thanks for a wonderful evening. Everything was well planned and well done . Staff were polite and helpful nothing was too much trouble for them. The food was just right as was the alcohol and music.
Our Friends are very well travelled people of the world they have not stopped raving yet and have rung all their English friends to tell them how wonderful their New Year was and also anyone who stopped to listen as we went about Sydney so we are certainly a good advertisement for you.
We would love to do this trip again maybe even next year with a collection of friends. The captain managed to obtain for us the "best seat in the house" on the harbour very big thank you to him especially.
Thanks again to all and Happy New Year may all your ventures be as successful."
Roslyn and Fred Howard
Re: New Years Eve Cruise
"Our New Years Eve experience was completely magical. We anchored at Farm Cove and felt like we were part of the action, with the best view ever.
Thanks to Dom and the crew."
Evelyn Watson, London, UK