Viewing the world-famous light show from the water is the ultimate way to spend New Year's Eve. You don't have to battle the crowds at the free vantage points, or give up the luxury of food and drink (which isn't sold at most of them and BYO is a no-no).
Most cruises tend to last about five to seven hours, serve food and drink, and give revellers the chance to see both the 9pm family fireworks and the main event at the stroke of midnight.
Here are some cruises that you can book as early as now, get your tickets before they sell out.
|Cruise Name||Departs from:||What's included?||Length||Price||Book|
|Catamaran Sydney Harbour cruise||Thames Street||
||7 hours||$550||Book now|
|All inclusive New Year's Eve cruise||Casino Wharf||
||6 hours||$695||Book now|
|New Year's Eve under Sydney Opera House||Portside Sydney Opera House||
||5 hours||$711.22||Book now|
|New Year's Eve on Fusion||Sydney Harbour||
||7 hours||$780||Book now|
|Glass boat New Year's Eve cruise||Casino Wharf||
||6 hours||$799||Book now|
|New Year's Eve cruise on the Kraken||Lavender Bay||
||6.5 hours||$550||Book now|
|New Year's Eve cruise on Supercat||King Street Wharf 7||
||5.5 hours||$600||Book now|
|New Year's Eve cruise on Bass and Flinders||TBC||
||6.5 hours||$650||Book now|
|New Year's Eve Cruises on Hamptons Sydney||TBC||
||6 hours||$650||Book now|
|New Year's Eve cruise on MV Sydney||TBC||
||5.5 hours||$699||Book now|
|New Year's Eve cruise on The Cadman||TBC||
||6 hours||$800||Book now|
New Year's Eve cruise on John Cadman 2
|Darling Harbour Wharf 1||
One of the biggest names in the biz, Captain Cook has six boats running throughout the evening to capture the light spectacular at 7:30pm, 9pm, and midnight. They have seafood buffet dinner and cocktail packages available. And if you book early, you’ll save even more.
Eight boats dedicated to the 9pm and midnight fireworks, each departing from various locations on the Harbour. Our advice? Choose which view you’d prefer and book into the cruise that suits. Seafood BBQ and cocktail packages available. Though, if those are beyond the budget, there are BYO options, too.
The name says it all. If that wasn’t enough to convince, this company’s Lady Rose ship won the 2014 Harbour of Light Parade ‘Best Designed’ competition. Ring in the New Year on a winnaar.
Fantasea’s got both adults and families covered. One of their boats will be dedicated to the 9pm fireworks before returning to get the children home, while three other boats will be on the water all night long to capture both the 9pm and midnight shows. Then, there’ll be a boat just for the midnight fireworks. So many options.
Add these deals onto your order to save a bit on your New Years Eve cruise booking
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