Celebrate New Year’s Eve with this BYO cruise on Ocean Adventurer to watch one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the world.
- Departs from Darling Harbour – Aquarium Wharf at 10:00pm
- 2.5 hour cruise (approx.) to watch the midnight fireworks
- Outside Viewing Area
- BYO Food & Drink
- Drinks and snacks are available for purchase from our friendly crew at the on board bar (please note our bar is cashless, card payments only)
2020 Fireworks are going ahead
The NSW Government has confirmed Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead! The Lord Mayor is also encouraging people to watch this year’s display in a Covid-Safe environment. The vast majority of Sydneysiders will be watching from home on the television and only a limited number of tickets are available on cruises.
Our revised New Year’s Eve cruises have now been released with contactless check-in, cashless terminals, social distancing and a full range of Covid-Safe initiatives. Join us as the eyes of the world turn to Sydney Harbour on New Years Eve. There was never a better year to farewell and a new year more desired. Make sure your 2020 New Year’s Eve is memorable!
Fireworks Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with our BYO fireworks cruise on Ocean Adventurer, departing at 10:00pm from Darling Harbour Aquarium Wharf with ample time to get into a great position on Sydney Harbour for the most spectacular fireworks displays in the world.
At the stroke of midnight, we will celebrate the start of the new year in spectacular fashion with Sydney’s world-famous fireworks display. A huge range of pyrotechnic effects from across the Sydney Harbour Bridge will illuminate the sky.
Our vessels will be in a prime position on Sydney Harbour, which ensures us uninterrupted views of the midnight fireworks. Exact location to be confirmed.
Fantasea Cruising is a responsible operator and during your New Year’s Eve cruise, vessel capacity is limited to ensure that you have a comfortable and memorable experience. We pride ourselves on creating special experiences for our guests, book now and join us for New Years Eve!
My Fast Ferry and Fantasea Cruising have large fleets of modern and comfortable catamarans, with viewing areas spread out over multiple levels.
Passenger numbers on all cruises are greatly reduced to comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements, so finding a good vantage point to see the fireworks is guaranteed.
- Climate control interior to ensure maximum comfort
- Comfortable seating available on both levels
- Outside viewing areas
- Toilets on board
- Wheelchair accessible
- bar on board
- Vassel capacity limited to comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements
A great position on Sydney Harbour offers uninterrupted views of the fireworks. Exact 2020 fireworks positions on Sydney Harbour have not been confirmed yet.
In 2019 our vessels were just west of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for Darling Harbour departures and east of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for Manly departures.
Frequently Asked Questions
All of our departure locations at Darling Harbour, Rose Bay and Manly are located outside of the green zone, therefore you are not required to apply for a New Year’s Eve Pass to join our Fireworks Cruises.
For more information about the New Year’s Eve Pass click here.
Our New Year’s Eve Sydney Harbour Cruises comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements, which means passenger numbers are reduced. All of our boats have plenty of outside viewing deck space, which allows you to look up and around to see the fireworks.
Give some consideration to where you will board and disembark the vessel, New Year’s Eve is a busy night generally and will look very different in 2020 with strict access to the city centre.
- If you are staying in the city, choose our Darling Harbour departure.
- If you are from the northern beaches, choose our Manly departure.
- If you are from the eastern suburbs, choose our Rose Bay departure
This BYO New Year’s Eve Sydney Harbour Cruise allows you to bring your own food and drink.
All of our vessels have an onboard bar at which sparkling wine, red & white wine, a selection of beers, soft drinks and bottled water are available to purchase, however all licensed venues have restrictions on how much we can supply you, which means we (or any other venue) cannot server you to intoxication.