New Year's Eve in Sydney


The world-famous Sydney New Year's Eve fireworks are an unforgettable experience. Whether you're meeting friends and family in a public viewing area, attending a rooftop party, or aboard a boat, Sydney will treat you to a magical night as you see in the New Year.

  • Clark Island Garden Party on New Years Eve, Sydney Harbour National Park
  • New Year's Eve Fireworks, Sydney

About New Year's Eve in Sydney

With its stunning Sydney Harbour and breathtaking fireworks, Sydney knows how to host a New Year's Eve celebration.

Experience Sydney’s New Year’s Eve from one of the beautiful Sydney Harbour Island parties, situated in the stunning surrounds of the harbour. Enjoy a 3-course meal, cocktail on arrival and live music at the Clark Island Garden Party, while Shark Island transforms into a Caribbean party.

Clark Island on New Year's Eve, Sydney Harbour National Park

Bradleys Head Mast Precinct is another prime spot for families to celebrate New Year's Eve. Enjoy live music and entertainment as you count down the minutes to the dazzling fireworks display.

You can also celebrate the New Year with spectacular, family friendly fireworks at Darling Harbour. See fantastic light shows every hour from 7pm and brilliant fireworks at 9pm and midnight. This event is family friendly and accessible.

Darling Harbour Fireworks, Sydney

Enjoy spectacular views, a festive atmosphere and live entertainment at one of Sydney’s famous hotels. The Park Hyatt, Four Seasons Hotel, Intercontinental, Shangri-La and Pier One all offer a variety of New Years Eve party and accommodation options to help you celebrate and see in the New Year.

The Star is another popular location for celebrations, with a number of festive programs, restaurants and bars to help make the night memorable. These venues also have easy access to harbourside locations in and around Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay.

NYE at Shark Island, Sydney

Enjoy the build up to the fireworks on a cruise with live music, food and bar options. You can cruise across the beautiful Sydney Harbour with Fantasea, Harbourside Cruises, Magic Cruises. Or sail on one of the magnificent Sydney Harbour Tall Ships.

These authentic square riggers provide food, drink and entertainment, building up to the breathtaking fireworks. Sydney Showboats also features a New Years Eve dinner cruise program of music and cuisine.

The Sydney Opera House’s Opera Gala, featuring favourites by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini and more. The interval is timed for the 9pm fireworks and the Sydney Opera House stays open well past the midnight fireworks.

New Years Eve fireworks, Sydney Harbour National Park

The famous Luna Park will also be celebrating with a harbourside party featuring rides, music , food and drinks and special VIP lounges. Taronga Zoo in Mosman is another prized location for the big night.

Make your plans now for a spectacular evening.


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  1. NYE Moet Free Flow Party

    Sunday 31 December 2017, Potts Point And Woolloomooloo

    Bring on 2018 at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel this New Years Eve. With free flowing Moet Glasses and Canapés through the night and music taking you through to 2018. Nice views of the fireworks from the balcony!

    31 Dec
  2. New Year's Eve on Cockatoo Island

    Sunday 31 December 2017, Sydney Harbour

    Cockatoo Island is one of the best places in Sydney to watch the world-renowned New Year’s Eve fireworks. Right in the heart of Sydney Harbour, you’ll enjoy a fun and relaxing night with family and friends - without...

    31 Dec

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