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Sydney Harbour: New Year's Eve Cruise on a Glass Boat

4.3 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: IToursntix

Sydney Harbour: New Year's Eve Cruise on a Glass Boat

Activity provider: IToursntix

From US$ 575.96 per person

Welcome in the New Year on an all-inclusive Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve cruise. Celebrate onboard a luxurious glass vessel, Bella Vista, whilst enjoying roaming canapés, buffet dinner, and open bar.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend 5 hours cruising Sydney Harbour on a stylish glass vessel
  • See the breathtaking New Year's Eve fireworks display
  • Enjoy delicious canapés, a buffet dinner, and desserts
  • Drink from an open bar with free beer, wine, spirits, sparkling and soft drinks
Full description
Experience an unforgettable evening on the Bella Vista, a luxurious glass vessel. Celebrate the New Year on a 5-hour cruise with a dinner buffet, open bar, and DJ. Marvel at the Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve fireworks display with 3m high glass wraparound windows. The specially designed Bella Vista integrates style with state-of-the-art technology. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the breathtaking Sydney Harbour fireworks from a 5-star venue with an open-top deck with 360-degree views of magnificent Sydney Harbor. The vessel is decked out in amazing lights and participates in the Harbor of Light Parade. Follow a route past Sydney Harbour’s famous icons and return to an exclusion zone by the Harbor Bridge. This is the closest you can get to the action!
Includes
  • 5-hour Sydney Harbour cruise
  • Open bar (free beer, wine, spirits, sparkling and soft drinks)
  • Canapés, buffet dinner, and desserts
  • DJ
  • Exclusive views of the 9:00 PM fireworks, the stunning bridge effect, and midnight displays
  • Hotel pickup
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • There is no reserved seating on this cocktail-style cruise
  • You must present your voucher and photo ID to board the vessel
  • The cruise program is subject to change according to the direction of Sydney Waterways
  • This is a cocktail-style cruise with no reserved seating
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.3/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    2.7/5
  • Safety
    4/5

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Event itself: the best fireworks display I've ever seen. Highly Recommended. But: It is questionable whether this event actually has to cost € 500. Not even long drinks were included. Again, 10-15 AUD were required for this. And then they didn't even taste. The organization left something to be desired. It wasn't easy until you found out from the crowd that you had to pick up a bracelet and where to get it. The boat was very full. Had there been a mass panic, it probably wouldn't have turned out well. You had to queue forever at the buffet. There was a huge flood in the ladies' room.

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January 1, 2019

It was unbelievable night. Thanks for the booking

January 1, 2020

View for fireworks was great, everything else was just ok.

This excursion for the NYE fireworks was overpriced for the quality of what you get. The view for the fireworks was amazing, but it was so crowded it was hard to see very well, and my kids really had a hard time seeing most of it. The food was mediocre and the line was very long and didn't move very fast because so many people were cutting the line. There wasn't enough seating for everyone so we had to take turns sitting. At one point the downstairs ladies room had a flooded toilet so they had to close it down for a bit which left only the upstairs restroom with 2 stalls for all of the females. The description when we purchased the tickets said there was a dinner buffet and a dessert buffet. The dessert buffet didn't exist. They only had staff walking around with trays of tiny ice cream cones. Overall, we paid the high prices for the experience of being in the harbour for the countdown, but if I had known these things, I probably wouldn't do it again.

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January 9, 2019

Product ID: 184433