Vivid Sydney 2021

Departure: King Street Wharf |
Boarding 20:00 | Departure 20:15 | Return 22:00

Ballroom Budget Family Late Buffet Dinner Cruise

  • Vivid Sydney Ballroom Value Late Buffet Dinner Cruise

This value-packed Vivid Sydney cruise is available during Vivid Festival – a lights festival that transforms Sydney Harbour with creativity. The cruise departs later at night and is perfect for those who have spent the evening down at the harbour and would like to wind down while enjoying a sumptuous meal and a select beverage.

This option includes a 2hr dinner cruise with a value buffet freshly prepared on board, complemented by beer, wine and soft drinks included for the duration of the cruise.

With a fully air-conditioned dining saloon with panoramic windows and outer decks, this vessel promises uninterrupted views of the Vivid Light installations. (Views of the Opera House sails are subject to traffic and other maritime restrictions at Circular Quay).

The vessel also has a designated departure wharf making it easier for you to find the boat amongst thousands of people thronging the harbour during Vivid.

Guests will be seated at shared tables


  • 2-hr Vivid Sydney dinner cruise
  • Witness the Lighting of the Sails of the Opera House
  • Restaurant-style premium buffet dining experience
  • Beer, wine and soft-drinks for the duration of the cruise


  • Vivid Sydney lightings at Harbour Bridge
  • Opera House light projections
  • Restaurant-quality dining with the best Vivid views
  • No overcrowding – quality Vivid Sydney cruise experience


  • Cold platter of ham and salami
  • Beef Stroganoff
  • Traditional Indian butter chicken
  • Penne marinara
  • Steamed fish with soy and ginger
  • Hokkien noodles
  • Stir-fried vegetables
  • Basmati rice
  • Rocket, pear and parmesan salad (v)
  • Potato salad with wholegrain mustard and crème fraiche (v) (gf)
  • Kale, quinoa & witlof salad
  • Chinese cabbage and crisp noodle salad (v)
  • Bread rolls
  • Individual serve of tiramisu
CHILDREN'S MENU (Under 8 years; served to the table)
  • Chicken schnitzel and mash potatoes | Chocolate cake

*Children older than 8 years have a choice of either children's menu or buffet *Indicative menu only. Items may be subject to change at any time without notice

*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

  • Arrive at the wharf 15 minutes prior to boarding time and please collect your boarding pass
  • Vivid Sydney is organised by the NSW Government and Destination NSW
  • Cruise program and schedule is subject to change
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Child (5 - 14 Yrs) $39
Infant (<5 Yrs) $30

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