Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise

27 May to 18 June 2016

Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise 2016 set to be the biggest one yet, an expected attendance of over 2 million people, and having been extended to 23 nights this year from 27 May to 18 June.  Fantasea Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise is the best way for you to experience Vivid Sydney 2016.

To give you the most out of each evening we offer up to 5 Vivid cruises a night where you will be greeted with a complimentary drink when you come aboard. As our boats cruise past the main precincts of Vivid; Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Harbour Lights, Taronga Zoo, The Botanical Gardens and Walsh Bay you will have the best vantage point anywhere on the boat.

You will see more than 80 light installations and projections which will be on display in the main precincts, including a new festival site in the Royal Botanic Garden with a 60-metre-long tunnel illuminated by tens of thousands of LED lights.  Each Fantasea Vivid cruise will give you the best seat on the night with the luxury of watching it all come to you.

What to see on Fantasea’s Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruise

The Sydney Opera House will be lit up with the artwork of six Indigenous Australian artists, in a work called Songlines.

Sydney Harbour Bridge with it’s 100,000 LED light display will provide a cascading of light on you and your fellow travellers as we cruise under the beautiful Sydney Harbour Bridge Vivid lights. With the Opera House lights behind us, we then take our cruise around to Darling Harbour past the Vivid lights of Luna Park and then back up to Walsh Bay.

Cathedral of Light a 70 metre long tunnel illuminated by tens of thousands of LED light globes in The Royal Botanic Gardens. The Cathedral appears as a single solid shape of bright light that illuminates its surroundings when viewed from a distance, radiating soft light outwards from all angles.

Luna Park will be a focal point in what is a year of firsts for the event, Vivid will move across the harbour into North Sydney, lighting up the area around Luna Park; and installing a world-first interactive touchscreen which will allow the public to change the colour and scene of the west face of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It will be located on the Luna Park Sydney boardwalk from 24 May – 10 June, between 6pm and midnight every night and is the first time the Harbour Bridge has been included in the Vivid event.

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Fantasea Icons - Key Light-14 A unique perspective and great photo opportunities A complimentary drink included
Fantasea Icons - Key Light-05 See Opera House, Harbour Bridge as they are transformed into spectacular canvas boards of light, music and 3D projections Fantasea Icons - Key Light-22 Fully licensed bar with drinks and snacks available for cash and card purchase


Sunday to Thursday Friday and Saturday
Darling Harbour (Pier 26, Wharf 9)

*Not wheelchair accessible

6PM & 7:30PM 6PM & 7:30PM & 9PM
Darling Harbour (King Street Wharf 9)

*Wheelchair accessible

 6:45PM  6:45PM &

8:15PM (4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th June)

Duration – 75 minutes  New Cruises Just Added*  Click Book Now for more details!

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Child (5-15)

Family (2 adult, 3 children)

$ 39

$ 24

$ 99

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