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  •  Activities
  •  Sydney
  •  Vivid Sydney Harbour Lights Cruise - 17:45 Departure

Vivid Sydney Harbour Lights Cruise - 17:45 Departure

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 1.5 hours (approx.)
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Vivid Sydney Harbour Lights Cruise (1.5 hours)

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Vivid Sydney Harbour Lights Cruise (1.5 hours)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
  • 5. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to shows / experiences) that are not included in the standard admission. All optional extra items are at own expense.
Destination Sydney
Depature point ● Departs daily at 17:30, Vivd Sydney (24 May - 15 June 2024)
   Departure times are reference only and subject to availability
● Departure Point: King Street Wharf No.2 or No.4, Check in at King Street Wharf No.1 Darling Harbour
How to get there ● By Public Transport
The closest Train Station is Wynyard Station
The closest Ferry Station is Barangaroo Station
The closest Light Rail Station is Wynyard Station
Please check the Transport NSW timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.

● By Car
Closest Parking:
-Secure Parking - King Street Wharf Car Park (Address: 1 Shelley St, Sydney NSW 2000), approximately 2 minutes walk
-Wilson Parking - 321 Kent St (Address: 86 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000), approximately 3 minutes walk
- Parking fees apply
-Please check the Transport NSW-Roads for road closures and conditions during special events:
Operating hours
Check-in requirements If you are making your own way to the boarding terminal, 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. Regrettably, 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.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Dress Code - Smart Casual (no shorts or thongs)
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera (waterproof)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Please note children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

● The passenger acknowledges that during the cruise the vessel will be and remain under the absolute control of the Service Provider and that the direction and control of the vessel and its crew is at all times the sole responsibility of the Master of the vessel. The Master of the vessel reserves the right to refuse entry of a passenger onto the vessel and to require a passenger to disembark the vessel in the Master's sole discretion. The passenger acknowledges that the Master of the vessel has the sole and absolute discretion to vary the scheduled route or destination of the cruise if for any reason the Master of the vessel considers it necessary for the safety and welfare of the vessel, its passengers and crew.

● The Service Provider reserves the right to:

-Substitute any other vessel other than the one designated for the cruise (including a vessel not owned by the Service Provider) provided that the substituted vessel is of a similar type and includes similar facilities to the vessel named in the cruise.

-To cancel or abandon the cruise either before or during the cruise, if the Service Provider or Master of the vessel considers in their sole and absolute discretion that the cancellation is necessary for reasons of weather or in the interest of the safety and well-being of the vessel, its passengers and crew and the Service Provider will not be liable for any loss or expense incurred by the Passenger caused by such substitution or cancellation.

● To the extent permitted by law, the Service Provider, its related entities, employees and agents shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential) as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with the
cruise. The Passenger releases the Service Provider for any claim whatsoever and howsoever incurred including but not limited to a claim for death bodily injury damage or loss of property during embarkation and/or disembarkation to or from the vessel and/or at all times whilst onboard the vessel itself, unless caused by
wilful misconduct or reckless disregard of the Service Provider. In the event of breach of any of these terms by the Service Provider, or a failure in whole or in part to provide any service that the Service Provider contracted to provide (either expressly or by implication), the remedy for any such breach of any term shall be limited only to the contractual value of the performance of service or obligation that was not performed by the Service Provider, or alternatively part value of the service where there was partial performance of the service or obligation by the Service Provider. Any liability shall be assessed by the Service Provider's own value of the service and/or obligation or part thereof that is the subject of any claim.

● Passengers must not bring any alcoholic beverages or illegal substances onto the vessel.

● Boarding pass tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable and will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or damaged.

● Other Operators - Whilst all care is taken, no responsibility/liability whatsoever is borne or accepted by the Service Provider for any other operator that is included, for any reason, as part of a package holiday, or conference or meeting within the Service Provider's Ship. The passenger agrees that any independent contractors with whom the Service Provider so contracts provide their services subject to their usual terms anect to their usual terms and conditions.

*For the latest updates during the post-Covid period, please refer to

2 Overview

This special one-hour Vivid Lights cruise departs to up seven times nightly from Darling Harbour King St Wharf No.1. 'Lights On' from 18:00 nightly during Vivid. Book now to secure the best times and dates.

Vivid Sydney Harbour Lights Cruise


Welcome aboard Sydney's best value for money sightseeing cruise. See all the famous Sydney Harbour landmarks and Sydney Harbour Bridge where may spot climbers waving from the top of the bridge.

Tour Highlight:

*Subject to change without notice

  • One hour Vivid Lights cruise
  • Lights on nightly at 18:00
  • Up to 6 departures nightly 


Vivid Lights:

*Please refer 2019 details below as a guide, subject to change without notice

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 'Eora-Broken Spear' projection & Harbour Lights
  • Sydney Opera House: 'Austral Flora Ballet'
  • Museum Contemporary Art Australia: Light projections
  • Customs House: 'Under the Harbour'
  • Darling Harbour: Robot SPACELand
  • Barangaroo: 'Winter Camp'
  • Royal Botanic Gardens: 'Firefly field'
  • Taronga Zoo: Lights for the Wild light sculptures with new Sumatran Tiger Cubs lantern
  • Luna Park: new ride 'Volaré' makes its sparkling debut for Vivid

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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