Australia Day Fireworks Cruise on Sydney Harbour

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As the sun sets on Australia Day – the sky lights up!

As the sun comes down over Sydney on Australia Day, Fantasea Cruising invites you to join us onboard our flagship catamaran for a twilight cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Step on board our three-level beauty, offering an array of seating arrangements, an open-air sun deck for uninterrupted Australia Day viewing, 7 widescreen LCD televisions, climate control air conditioning, licensed bar, and live entertainment. With so much to do and see on Australia Day is there anything better than escaping the crowds onto your awaiting vessel, ready to whisk you away into the sunset?

Fantasea Cruising’s Australia Day fireworks cruise will be overflowing with the excitement of our nation’s day, so join us as we bask in the festivities of the tug and yacht ballet, spectacular water-show and finale, when once again the Sydney sky is alight with a spectacular fireworks display.

Australia Day live Program Includes:

6:30 to 7:30PM – Pre-concert entertainment
– Heritage and Working Boats Parade of vessels that call Sydney home
– NSW Australians of the Year do a loop of Circular Quay by boat
– Aussie classic hits sing along
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM — Concert live and televised around the country
7:30 PM — Welcome to Country performance
8:00 PM — Tug and Yacht Ballet performed by a flotilla of maritime vessels
8:20 PM — Sunset Ceremony featuring performances by special guests and a dazzling lighting and fireworks spectacle
8:45 PM — Tribute to Opera sung by special guest and choir, accompanied by a stunning yacht ballet and lighting display, jet skis and fireworks
9:00 PM — Quay-wide party with an exciting on-water show and fireworks
9:15 PM — Spectacular finale with live musical medley of Australian classics synchronised with jet skis, flyboards and a breathtaking lighting and fireworks display.

Best Dressed “As Aussie As” Competition

Calling all Sheila’s, blokes and happy little vegemite’s!
It’s set to be a scorcher in the big smoke, so don’t do ya’ block, escape every man and his dog, grab your cobber and crack a tinny as Fantasea Cruising deliver the goods cruising right under the Coat hanger

Get into the spirit of what it means to be an Australian and pay tribute to your favourite Aussie Icon. Dust off your flannie, slap on temporary tats, zinc up your nose and Bob’s your uncle! Give it a crack and let your inner bogan shine, it’s going to be the Cat’s pyjamas!

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    very good cruise. the crew were friendly and professional led by Lisa being a great hostess. more and better food than i expected. the boat was not overbooked so there was plenty of opportunity to go anywhere on it to view whatever was happening on the harbour. they showed good client service and flexibility in asking the passengers whether we would be happy to stay out on the water for an extra 20 odd minutes to watch the end of the tall ship race. even though we are local sydneysiders, we would go again next year or the year after.” 
    – Nicholas M | Jan 16 A Viator reviewer Read this review on Trip Advisor



    Best place to be on Australia Day for the harbour events. Captain put the boat in the right place for everything, even stayed out an extra half hour to complete one of the races. Couldn’t fault it.”
    Alice F | Jan 16 A Viator reviewer Read this review on Trip Advisor