Travel: Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Sydney in Style


The glamorous, cosmopolitan city of Sydney is one of the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style. The highlight of Sydney’s New Year’s Eve celebrations is without a doubt the fireworks, which attract throngs of visitors each year. However, battling the huge crowds and navigating congested traffic can be trying. Thankfully, with some advance planning, there are many ways to avoid these inconveniences and spend New Year’s Eve in Sydney in a luxurious and stylish manner. Whether you’d like to cruise past the stunning Sydney Harbour on a luxury boat, enjoy gorgeous views from a beautiful historic hotel at The Rocks or see the famous fireworks from the Sydney Opera House, your New Year’s Eve in Sydney will be remembered for all the right reasons.

Charter a yacht

Chartering a yacht and sailing down the Sydney Harbour will place you right where the action is. Fireworks will explode right over your head at midnight against the stunning backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Best of all, you can enjoy your own private party onboard a luxurious vessel equipped with world-class amenities.


Have dinner onboard a cruise

Enjoy a romantic dinner onboard a luxurious catamaran that takes you past all of Sydney Harbour’s most iconic landmarks. Celebrating New Year’s Eve at a floating restaurant serving a mouth-watering buffet spread will enable you to escape the crowds without missing out on the dynamic energy of the Harbour.


Book a room in a luxury hotel

Booking your own accommodation in the city will enable you to spend New Year’s Eve in the heart of Sydney without having to worry about being stuck in traffic after the festivities are over. A room at a beautifully designed hotel with a great view of the Harbour, such as the Sebel Pier One, you can watch the fireworks from the comfort of your own room. Or join the hotel’s super sexy Cocktail Party; watch the display whilst drinking cocktails with your own bartender at your service.

Make reservations at a fine dining restaurant

Start the New Year with a sumptuous meal at one of Sydney’s many top-notch fine dining restaurants. The Darling, which boasts many world-renowned fine dining restaurants helmed by lauded local and international chefs, is an ideal location offering wonderful views of the fireworks.

Party at the Sydney Opera House

Each year, various venues at the Sydney Opera House play host to colourful New Year’s Eve programmes and parties, with something to offer visitors of all ages. Whether you’d like to celebrate with a jazz concert or dance the night away at a wild beach party at the Opera Bar, there is no better location to ring in the New Year.

Sydney is Australia’s most popular destination for New Year’s Eve celebrations, and it’s not hard to see why as the city offers so many options for visitors hoping to celebrate the New Year in comfort and style.






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1 Comment

  • Kate December 5, 2013 5:23 am

    Watching the fireworks from Sydney Park Hill is free and amazing! BYO too of course.

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