The ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve Sydney 2021/2022
Where to see the fireworks, NYE harbour cruises, restaurant packages, hotels with views and more.
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Millions of people flock to the Sydney foreshore every New Year's Eve however, this year may look a little different. The 9pm fireworks have been cancelled but the midnight show is set to light up Sydney on 31 December.
We're expecting to hear more news about how New Year's Eve will play out in Sydney in the following weeks. Be sure to check back to find the latest updates and information so you can plan the best New Year's Eve yet.
What would you like to do on New Year's Eve in Sydney?
Hot tip: choose carefully and you can score a bird's-eye view of the midnight fireworks from restaurants such as Tayim Restaurant and Bar.
Things to do on New Year's Eve in Sydney
Finish off 2020 with a bang with these epic experiences that are available on 31 December.
Bondi Beach Paint and Sip Class
Jet Boat Adventure on Sydney Harbour
Picnic in the Royal Botanic Gardens - For 2
Seaplane Flight over Sydney with Champagne Brunch - For 2
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Entry
Wollongong - 15,000ft Tandem Skydiving
Frequently asked questions about New Year's Eve in Sydney 2021
What are the popular free vantage points for the New Year's Eve fireworks?
What will public transport be like on the night?
People travelling into Sydney CBD on New Year's Eve are encouraged to plan in advance and catch public transport into the city instead of driving in. Your public transport options for getting to and moving around the city include:
- Light Rail
Extra train and bus services run after midnight to ensure everyone can get home after the New Year's Eve celebrations.
Will roads be closed on the night?
Will recreational boats be allowed on the harbour?
What are some of the best restaurants with harbour views?
Waterfront or rooftop restaurants are your best bet for securing a table with a view. Here are some of our favourites for 2021:
- Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant
- City Extra
- Tayim Restaurant and Bar
- Bennelong at the Opera House
- Opera Bar
- Opera Kitchen
- Aqua Dining
- Cruise Bar
- O Bar and Dining
- Cafe Sydney
Where to stay: New Year's Eve Sydney hotels
If you don't want to bother with the commute home, or are visiting the city, here are some top spots to book with perfect views to kick off the New Year.
Note: limited rooms available.
Park Hyatt Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
The Hilton Sydney
Pier One Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour Marriott
Looking for more options? Check out our top picks of the best budget hotels and splurges on accommodation with views of the fireworks.
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