New Year's Eve Ballroom Fireworks Cruise on Sydney Harbour

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 7 hours (approx.)

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. 7 hours and 45mins Harbour Ballroom fireworks cruise
  • 2. Reserved tables* with waiter service
  • 3. Buffet with selection of menu
  • 4. Beer, wine & soft drinks
  • 5. DJ and dancing
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1 Key Facts


  • 1. 7 hours and 45mins Harbour Ballroom fireworks cruise
  • 2. Reserved tables* with waiter service
  • 3. Buffet with selection of menu
  • 4. Beer, wine & soft drinks
  • 5. DJ and dancing

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs: New Year's Eve (31 December ) ONLY
● Departure Point: King Street Wharf 2 (Address: Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000)
● Departure Time: 18:30
● Arrives back at approximately 01:30 in the morning on 01 January
Address Depart from King Street Wharf No. 5
How to get there ● By Train
King Street Wharf is a 7 minute walk from Wynyard train station or an 8 minute walk from Pyrmont light rail station.

● By Car
Secure Parking offer two great parking stations close to King Street Wharf.
1. King Street Wharf Parking on Shelley Street is the closest parking available.
2. Another nearby parking station is 321 Kent Street with an approximate five minute walk to King Street Wharf.
Operating hours
New Year's Eve (31 December ) 18:30-01:30 Boarding Time 17:45
Check-in requirements Please arrive at the ticket office 30 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.
What to bring/wear ●  ⚠ STRICT DRESS CODE APPLIES ⚠ : Minimum dress code for the New Year’s Cruise is semi-formal. Men are requested to wear collared shirts and jackets. Women are encouraged to dress up and wear a dress or other formal attire. Strictly no jeans, shorts, singlets, thongs, beach wear, sneakers, tennis shoes or other casual attire is permitted. You may be refused entry and no refund will be provided

● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
● Identification must be presented upon request
Other info ● Infants and children below 7 years are strictly prohibited on all New Year’s Eve cruises operated by Australian Cruise Group. This is due to the long duration of the cruise, the busy wharves the cruises depart from and the style of the New Year’s Eve party format where alcohol is consumed

● Odd number bookings (e.g.1, 3, 5, 7 guests) may be subject to shared tables

● Identification must be presented upon request

● Strictly no BYO food or beverages

● Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise. The Cruises adhere strictly to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines

● All guests must be over the age of 18 in order to have alcoholic beverages under NSW regulations – guests under the age of 18 years will be served soft drinks and juices only

● The Captain will make every effort to position the vessel for optimum viewing of the fireworks display. The exact location of the vessel cannot be guaranteed due to the heavy traffic and congestion on the Harbour

● Since 1999 the annual Sydney fireworks display has been organised by the City of Sydney with no disruption. By purchasing this ticket, you acknowledge that if the fireworks are cancelled for any unforeseen reason, there will be no partial or full refund offered by the Service Provider

● The seating arrangements on board various cruises are planned by the Cruise Directors well in advance. If you have any special requests to be seated next to a particular group/friends booked on the same cruise, please advise us 7 days prior to cruise date.

● Must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. Service provider reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.

● ⚠ STRICT DRESS CODE APPLIES ⚠ Please refer to "What to bring/ware" section for full details

● Cruise schedule may vary depending on seasonality and other events beyond control, subject to the total discretion of the captain and management.

● The Service Provider reserve the right to change cruise timetable without notice and without providing any reason.

2 Overview

One of the best value-for-money New Year's Eve cruises in Sydney, choose the Ballroom NYE  cruise for a family-friendly cruise on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a seafood buffet, premium selection of beverages and spectacular NYE views from the decks of this authentic paddlewheeler-style vessel.

New Year's Eve Ballroom Fireworks Cruise on Sydney Harbour


  • Spectacular Midnight fireworks on Sydney Harbour
  • Family fireworks across the Harbour
  • Boat positioned in the exclusion zone for prime fireworks viewing
  • Maximum comfort as guests are restricted to 70% of the vessel capacity
  • Deluxe buffet with selection of seafood, meats, salads and desserts
  • Selection of beers, premium Australian white, Australian red and Australian sparkling wines, soft drinks and juices
  • DJ and dancing


Cruise Dinner Menu

*This menu may be subject to some changes without notice.

Entree - Served to the table

  • Chef's platter of smoked salmon rolls/Tandoori spiced chicken drumettes/Chilli garlic prawns


  • Fresh king prawns with accompaniments
  • Grain-fed sirloin served with Stroganoff sauce
  • Traditional Indian butter chicken
  • Grilled ocean trout fillets
  • Pesto penne with shredded zucchini and toasted pine nuts
  • Garlic butter fried prawns

Salad Bar

  • 'Create your own' Caesar salad
  • Pumpkin, broccoli, quinoa salad
  • Roast potato salad with seeded mustard dressing
  • Asian cabbage with crisp noodle salad
  • Goat's cheese beetroot and praline salad


  • Selection of condiments
  • Fresh selection of breads

Desserts - Served to the table

  • Vanilla bean panna cotta
  • Rich chocolate cake
  • Heavenly tiramisu

Fruits & Cheese

  • Fresh fruit platters
  • Deluxe cheese display with crackers


Cruise Beverages

*This menu may be subject to some changes without notice. Strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Policy.


  • Pure Blonde
  • Crown Lager
  • Cooper's Light


  • NV Jansz Premium Cuvee
  • Seresin Sauvignon Blanc
  • Dalrymple Estate Chardonnay
  • Wirra Wirra Churchblock Cabernet Sauvignon


  • Fruit juice
  • Soft drinks


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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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