New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney is a celebrated event around the world especially with the midnight fireworks display. The harbour side is the place to be if you want to make the most of celebrating New Year’s Eve in Sydney. More than a million people probably will have the same idea, but don’t worry, you won’t have to scramble or jostle for space to get the best views of the fireworks display.
The harbour is far and wide stretching 20 kilometres inland with close to 240 kilometres of shoreline. So there are many vantage points spread around, each offering great views of the Harbour Bridge which is the centre stage for the night’s events. Most of the places have options of BYO or buying a New Year’s Eve dinner, so you can stay around the Sydney Harbour and not run the risk of missing any of action.
Luna Park Harbour Party
Located a stone’s throw away from the harbour, this is a perfect location to make merry and also catch the midnight fireworks display. Being family friendly is another positive with lots of amusement park rides to keep the kids occupied. You also get lots of eating options and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage choices. There are many tiers of tickets available and choosing each has its own different privileges.Luna Park is also well connected with bus and train routes making it easy to reach and leave.
If large open spaces are what you seek then head over to Taronga Zoo. Spread over 28 hectares around the harbour, there is enough room for all to get great views. You can opt for a diamond, gold or silver ticket with each having perks of their own. Diamond ticket holders get to enjoy the best views and also have a complimentary gourmet picnic dinner. For other sections it is BYO food and alcohol. Another family friendly place, you can enjoy each other’s company and welcome the New Year together.
New Year’s Eve Cruises
One of the best seats to view the midnight fireworks is on a New Year’s Eve cruise on the Sydney Harbour. This is the closest you can get to the main stage of events and hence the most preferred way of spending New Year’s Eve in Sydney. A party on a boat is a cool thing with DJ and dancing. You also get treated to a sumptuous multi-course New Year’s Eve dinner rivalling offerings from Sydney’s waterfront restaurants. Check out a Sydney NYE cruise for an all new way of celebration!
The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf
Saying good bye to the year requires a special place and ‘The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf’ ticks all the boxes. Located as the name says, at the end of the Wharf, it overlooks the western side of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge making it one of the best vantage points.Good food, conversation and drinks are all the companions you need to welcome the New Year. So head to the ‘The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf’ to have a good time.
There are limited seats available at the above locations, so book in advance.
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