Vivid Sydney 2021

Departure: King Street Wharf |
Boarding 19:00 | Departure 19:30 | Return 22:00

Vivid Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise

  • Vivid Sydney Showboat Dinner Cruise

The annual festival celebrating the synergy of the fields of light, music and ideas, Vivid Lights transforms the Sydney skyline into a canvas of vibrant hues! Combine witnessing the splendour of the Vivid Lights with a spectacular hour-long cabaret show called ‘Voyage of Love’.

This 3-hr long cruise runs only Monday through Saturday and offers packages including roving harbour views of the illuminated displays, 3-course restaurant style dining and a scintillating show. Pre-book your Vivid Cruise for an evening of endless entertainment on the harbour!


  • 3-hr dinner cruise during Vivid Sydney festival
  • 3-course restaurant style dining
  • Beverages over the duration of the cruise
  • Scintillating 1-hr cabaret show


  • Witness Vivid Sydney large-scale projections from a premium vantage point
  • Roving harbour views of the illuminated city skyline
  • An entertainment extravaganza with 1-hr cabaret show
  • 2-course restaurant style dining


FIRST FLAVOUR (ENTRÉE PLATTER) (Shared Between Two Guests)
  • Smoked salmon
  • Grilled teriyaki chicken tulips
  • Butterfly garlic + herb + chilli prawns
  • Vegetarian spring rolls
  • Grilled Australian veal cutlet + Chef’s special potatoes + Broccolini + Asparagus + Shiraz jus
  • Oven-roasted chicken breast + Spinach mash + Grilled asparagus + Chimichurri
SWEET FLAVOUR (DESSERT PLATTER) (Shared between two guests)
  • Vanilla bean panacotta | Rich chocolate cake | Heavenly tiramisu


  • Salad of roma tomatoes, asparagus spears and avocado drizzled with balsamic vinegar
  • Beetroot ravioli + pinenuts + raisins + beurre blanc
  • Heavenly tiramisu
  • Fruit platter

* Indicative menu only. Menu may be subject to minor changes

* 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.


BEERS - Choice of any of the beers from the list
  • Crown Lager
  • Pure Blonde
  • Coopers Premium Light
  • Hardy’s Brut Reserve (Sparkling Wine) Vibrant bubbly texture and rich fruit flavours and toasty character
  • The Riddle Sauvignon BlancVibrant tropical fruit flavours, passionfruit lift, green apple crunch, crisp and refreshing
  • The Riddle Shiraz CabernetRich blackcurrant and raspberry fruit flavours with savoury notes and pepper spice
SOFT DRINKS AND JUICES - Choice of any of the soft drinks or juices from the list
  • Fruit Juice (Orange & Apple)
  • Soft Drinks (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Solo, Ginger Ale, Lemonade)

Additional Info

  • Vivid Sydney is organised by the NSW Government and Destination NSW
  • If you have any special dietary requirements, please advise at the time of reservation
  • Cruise program and schedule may be subject to change
  • Odd number bookings (e.g.1, 3, 5, 7 guests) may be subject to shared tables
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants, we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • Children under the age of 16, cruising on our vessels, must always be under the supervision of their accompanying adults at all times. Under no circumstances, should children be allowed to run around inside the vessel or on the outer decks or lean over balustrades. Safety is our #1 priority and it is the obligation of the parents/guardians to uphold the safety of the children cruising with them. It is extremely important for parents/guardians to ensure that their guests below the age of 16 are always well behaved, so as not to impact the enjoyment of any other guests onboard. Beverage service for the duration of the cruise; from boarding (selection of beer, wine & soft drinks), beverage service will stop 15 minutes' prior to end of cruise
  • We adhere strictly to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines
  • All of our special event cruises are usually in high demand and fully booked prior to cruise date. The seating arrangements on board various cruises are planned by our 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.
  • 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

Sat - Thu

From $110


From $140


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Child (5 - 14 Yrs) $80
Infant (<5 Yrs) $40

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