Vivid Sydney 2021

When is the Vivid Sydney Festival?

The Vivid Sydney Festival is from Fri, 24 May, 2019 – Sat, 15 Jun, 2019. The lights officially go on at 6pm on 24th May, 2019.

Are children allowed on the Vivid Sydney Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises?

Yes! Our cruises are very child-friendly and we encourage children to come on board with their family to experience the creativity of performing arts and light installations that are part of the Vivid Sydney Festival.

How much are children tickets on the Vivid Sydney Cruises?

On our Vivid Sydney dinner cruise, a child ticket start at just $49.00. A child is classified as those aged 5 – 14 years old. Children aged 4 years and under can be booked as an infant free of charge, however, please be aware that infants are not allocated a reserved seat on our dinner cruise.

Are we guaranteed to have a good view of the Vivid Sydney attractions on the harbour foreshore?

Whilst we will do our best to ensure we cruise as close as possible to the various Vivid Sydney attractions on the harbour foreshore, we cannot guarantee a good view throughout each and every cruise. Our vessels are subject to restrictions due to harbour traffic and SHFA rules and safety zones which may affect our ability to get a good view of all Vivid Sydney attractions for the entire cruise duration.

Where can I get further information about the Vivid Sydney Festival and other attractions to see?

The official website for the Vivid Sydney Festival is Please visit this website for more information about other Vivid Festival attractions.

Do you cater for any special dietary requirements on the Vivid Sydney dinner cruise?

All requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined, as we have an on board kitchen and our kitchen team is required to serve the menus within a required time period, of the respective cruises. All our cruises have at least one vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus and buffets also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (halal, nuts, gluten, dairy, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make your own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision.

Is BYO food and drink allowed on the Vivid Sydney Cruises?

There is strictly no BYO food and drink allowed on our cruises. Beverages can be purchased from our fully licensed bar or a beverage package available on our Vivid Sydney dinner cruise. A beverage package entitles you to a selection of beer, wine, soft drinks and juices for the duration of the cruise.

Are the Vivid Sydney Cruises wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately our Vivid Sydney cruises are not accessible via wheelchair.

Where is the closest parking station?

Secure Parking offer numerous parking stations close to King Street Wharf the nearest being King Street Wharf Parking on Shelley Street

Please go through the below link for more parking rates and information:

What is the dress code for our Vivid Sydney Cruises?

The dress code for our Vivid Sydney cruises vary depending upon the nature, time and type of the cruise! Please make sure you go through all dress code related information before boarding to avoid any unpleasant situation. We appreciate your total cooperation in the interest of all passengers on board.

Is there a special rate for group bookings?

The prices advertised on this website are the best prices available. Unfortunately we do not further discount for group bookings. For groups of 6 or more, there is a partial deposit feature available on selected cruises. Please check the additional information section for more details.

How do I check availability for our Vivid Sydney Cruises?

You can check availability for any of our products by clicking on the book now button for each product. This will take you to our online reservations system. Please enter the desired date and the number of tickets you wish to purchase. This price displayed is dependent on the number of seats available - so if you check availability and come back a couple of days later you are not guaranteed to receive the previously displayed price. The price on the internet is the best available price across the business.

How do I confirm my booking?

Immediately after booking you will receive an email confirmation invoice and boarding pass. Upon receipt of these emails, your booking is confirmed. These emails will show you all additional information you may need for the cruise. If you would like to book over the phone or further re-confirm your booking with one of our Reservations Staff please call (612) 8296 7351.

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