Buy Tickets for Your NYE Boat Cruise on Sydney Harbour

Get the best view of the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney. All Inclusive and BYO Cruise Options Available.

Find the Best Boat for Your New Year’s Eve Cruise in Sydney

See a selection of popular ticketed cruises available for NYE 24/25 below.

What to expect from your Sydney Harbour NYE boat cruise

Boat cruises Sydney - BYO and licenced cruises

All Inclusive or BYO Options

We have a range of options for no matter what you’re looking for this NYE. Jump on board one of our all inclusive boats for free flowing drinks, food and music to keep you going all night. Or, enjoy a smaller BYO boat for a more intimate experience.
NYE Boat Hire and cruises on Sydney Harbour

The View You’ll Never Forget

There’s something about that view that is just special. The way the colours bounce off the water, the look of sails and cheers that echo off that harbour, it’s magical. You’ve seen fireworks before, but you’ve never seen them like this.
Constellation Sydney NYE Cruise

Boats for Every Experience

From cozy catamarans, to a boat that knows how to party, we have NYE boat cruise options that will match your mood and experience. No matter what you choose, you’ll be in a picture perfect position to capture this year’s fireworks on Sydney Harbour.

Common Sydney Harbour NYE cruise questions:

Where does the NYE cruise start?

Your Sydney Harbour wharf location will differ depending on your NYE boat cruise. Most bigger boats depart from King St Wharf in Darling Harbour, but some pick up from other wharves around Circular Quay or around the Rocks. Please read the cruise description and check your tickets for when to meet your boat and where.

What should I expect on an NYE cruise?

Departing from close to the city, you’ll get to see all the beautiful sights on Sydney Harbour. Your NYE cruises will head past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge and find an incredible spot to view the 9pm and midnight NYE fireworks from Sydney Harbour.

Most NYE cruises will offer a food and drink package and entertainment like a DJ or band on the boat.

Make sure your camera is ready for that incredible photos, and let the countdown begin!

Will my NYE cruise enter the parade of lights?

On NYE, many boats take part in the parade of lights. These boats are lit up as they make their way around Sydney Harbour leading up to the countdown. When boats enter this parade of lights, they get special access to the exclusion zone.

Boat entries are not determined until two months before NYE. Please ask us if your preferred boat will likely participate in this New Year’s parade of lights for your cruise.

What happens on an NYE cruise in bad weather?

In bad weather, boats will still go out on the Harbour on NYE. Boat cruise cancellations don’t occur in rainy weather unless the weather is deemed unsafe. With many of the NYE cruises, these boats offer ample interior space, so the weather would not affect you.

For a complete list of cancellation policies, please read each boat cruise’s terms and conditions carefully.

What’s included in my NYE boat cruise?

The NYE cruise is the best way to experience the Sydney fireworks. The view from the water is incredible and a memory you’ll never forget. For each boat cruise, what comes included will be different. Most NYE boat cruises include food, drinks (beer, wine, sparkling, and soft drinks) and entertainment on the night. You’ll be in prime position to watch the 9 pm and midnight fireworks.

Please read the tour description carefully to ensure what to expect on the water.

Are there bathrooms on my NYE boat cruise?

The boat cruises will have a bathroom on board. Many of the bigger NYE cruise boats offer full bathrooms with stalls similar to a venue on land.

Please remember that these may be marine toilets for boats with bathrooms on board. Only put what comes out of you into the toilet. Ensure you read any instructions in the bathroom for properly operating the restroom or check with the crew on board.

What should I bring on my NYE cruise?

Your boat cruise will be on Sydney Harbour and will typically include all your food and drinks. Dress appropriately for the weather, and please take note of the NYE dress code for your boat cruise. Some boats do have a dress code you would be required to follow. For cooler evenings, make sure you have something warm. Bring comfortable shoes and heels are typically not allowed on the ship for safety reasons and to ensure they don’t damage the floor.

Each cruise is different, so read the what to bring section in the boat cruise description.

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