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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks
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Vivid 90-Minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO Drinks

By Sea Sydney Harbour
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About
Avoid the crowds and get excellent views of the Vivid Sydney Festival by going on this catamaran cruise. Access stunning photo opportunities that you wouldn’t see from on land, and choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor seating areas. See top sights illuminated such as Sydney Opera house, and save money by bringing your own alcohol with no corkage charge.
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Ages 0-99, max of 26 per group
Duration: 1h 30m
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Live guide: English
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Highlights
  • See Vivid Sydney Festival’s best projections from the water
  • Stress-free trip—bring your own alcohol to keep costs down
  • Enjoy the perk of having snacks and a non-alcoholic drink included
  • Lots of places to relax—go on the outdoor deck, or warm up inside

  • 90 minute harbour cruise aboard Kirralee with an experienced skipper and deck hand/host
  • An antipasto spread + 1 cold non-alcoholic beverage per person (availability on cruises may vary)
  • Pick up and drop off at King Street Wharf 6, Darling Harbour, NSW 2000
  • Fuel costs
  • Ipod dock with internal and external speakers
  • Restroom on board
What's not included
  • Gratuities


Start:
  • King Street Wharf 6, 36 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    King Street Wharf is located in a popular city precinct along the promenade, between Barangaroo and Darling Harbour. It is in close proximity to Wynard train station and can also be accessed from Town Hall train station. The wharf is located along the official Vivid lights walkway.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Pushchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 63794P5

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • Passengers of all ages must be accounted for to ensure that the maximum number of passengers aboard the boat is not exceeded.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and wear warm clothing.
    • Please note the departure location - King Street Wharf 6, Darling Harbour. This can be easily located in Google Maps or other navigation systems. The wharf is a public wharf, so specific Vivid signage is limited.
    • Upon arrival to the wharf, look for a Sea Sydney Harbour representative, who will be marking names off before you board the vessel. If you do not see the vessel or a company representative upon arrival, please wait patiently at the wharf as either one will not be too far away.
    • As the city is busy during the Vivid Sydney Festival, plan your travel time well and plan to arrive at the wharf 15-20 minutes prior to departure time. The vessel is unable to wait for late arrivals and due to limited ticket numbers a reschedule will not be an option.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travellers

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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    • You'll start at
      King Street Wharf 6
      36 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
      King Street Wharf is located in a popular city precinct along the promenade, between Barangaroo and Darling Harbour. It is in close proximity to Wynard train station and can also be accessed from Town Hall train station. The wharf is located along the official Vivid lights walkway.
      See address & details
    • Pass by
      Sydney Harbour Bridge
      Circular Quay
      Sydney Opera House
      Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
      Luna Park Sydney
      Darling Harbour
    • You'll return to the starting point
    About the operator
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    • Sea Sydney Harbour
      209
      Australia
      Joined in March 2015
    • Doosie66
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great way to spend an hour!
      Fantastic views of the harbour at sunset. Lovely grazing platter. Small group & even though it wasn’t a narrated tour of the harbour, the driver was more than knowledgeable about the area
      Written 16 April 2024
    • frankpL8923OT
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      This cruise is a Sydney highlight within itself!
      We recently enjoyed a 1 hour harbour catamaran cruise with snacks, and it was simply fantastic! The breathtaking views of Sydney's iconic landmarks combined with the delicious nibbles made for a memorable experience. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable, answering questions of guests on board. The departure location is right near the Sydney Opera House, so if you're short on time, definitely recommend planning these into your itinerary together. I would highly recommend this cruise to anyone looking to see the best of Sydney Harbour in a short amount of time. The ticket price is inexpensive and the cruise is worth every penny!
      Written 4 April 2024
    • 758yonia
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Worth it!
      This an enjoyable experience. Pretty punctual (so don’t be late). It is a great beautiful slow paced way to see Sydney from the harbor. Would recommend for sure!
      Written 3 April 2024
    • laurasL5077UV
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Really great value for money
      I’ve attended this trip twice and I’ve really enjoyed both times. I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy lovely weather both times! The nibbles and soft drinks are great, the staff are friendly and helpful and take photos. The boat is clean and lovely and I think it’s amazing value for money. Really recommend for you or for anyone visiting!
      Written 2 April 2024
    • jessicalB6931FM
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Can’t miss activity in Sydney!!!
      If you want unbelievable photos in Sydney harbor, this is a can’t miss activity. The tour is very straight forward, you hop on a catamaran and buzz around to picturesque areas while the sun goes down. The crew are extremely friendly and despite other reviewers, they did speak about Sydney and some of the historic landmarks. I do want to stress that this is primarily a sight seeing activity with unforgettable views that had a delicious charcuterie offering half way through it. My family of 5 absolutely loved this and can’t recommend it enough.
      Written 26 March 2024
    • HSpilly
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      What a fantastic way to end the day in Sydney!
      THE perfect way to end a trip to Sydney!! Was blown away by the stunning sights and the warm feel the two chaps created onboard! Lovely array of nibbles too…
      Written 25 March 2024
    • Hornchurchian
      0 contributions
      3.0 of 5 bubbles
      A simple way to get your pics of the iconic buildings and skyline
      A basic catamaran with friendly crew Good views and opportunities to photograph the bay Minimal commentary Food was provided - meats and cheeses and snacks It is BYOB but the water may be rough - so be aware. Winds can really get high so it’s pot luck A more covered vessel may have been better
      Written 20 March 2024
    • SeaBreeze999
      0 contributions
      3.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nice relaxing evening
      The captain and crew were kind and thoughtful. It was a low key ride around the harbor. I did not learn as much as I might have hoped, and the captain stopped the boat every time he spoke. Perhaps it was because the boat was a touch noisy. But if you are looking for an hour of low key relaxation around a stunning harbor at a beautiful time of day, this is it.
      Written 17 March 2024
    • debsW2514FL
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Enjoyable cruise that we would recommend.
      We recommend this cruise. It was our last night in Sydney before we left on a cruise to New Zealand, and we wanted to see the Sydney Opera House from the water. The cruise made that happen, and we enjoyed it thoroughly. They had drinks and a nice layout to munch on as we looked at the Opera House and several attractions, and they were very friendly and accommodating.
      Written 11 March 2024
    • GINAZPLACE
      0 contributions
      3.0 of 5 bubbles
      Lacking sunset harbor cruise
      A nice simple cruise, but lacked any commentary. Wine was only available to purchase by the bottle, not by the glass, only has a "few" bottles of beer for purchase.
      Written 28 February 2024
    • 873ericn
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great value
      Very nice cruise , affordable, Great charcuterie board, much bigger and variety then expected. Friendly staff . … Thank you E&J
      Written 9 February 2024
    • BeeSue
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great way to enjoy Sydney Harbour
      My husband and I emjoyed a private, three hour, catamaran tour of Sydney Harbour with Sea Sydney Harbour. We enjoyed every minute of it! It was surprising how fast three hours went by. Our guide was friendly, fun and informative on the area. The catamaran was clean and spacious. We had a relaxed and very enjoyable time.
      Written 30 January 2024
    • V1259CWpeterb
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sydney on the water
      A fantastic cruise on Sydney Harbour, excellent crew and atmosphere. As a local I have visited many of locations from shore, but this cruise showed the locations from the comfort of the catermeran allowing for lots of memerable pictures.
      Written 24 January 2024
    • Puppywoman
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing sights
      What can i say about the sunset cruise It was amazing feeling the wind in your hair and seeing the sites that australia has to offer From seeing fish swimming with the cruise To watching the sunset next to your partner and family Dont fall in
      Written 24 January 2024
    • Dolphinsavvy
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great NYE night
      This was a ticketed trip and was on our bucket list for some time. SSH did not disappoint, so well organised, really friendly and professional team. The food and the drinks flowed, the catamaran was perfect, plenty of room for everyone to move around. We had the perfect spot in the harbour to watch the fireworks, all in all we had a fabulous time. Thank you SSH.
      Written 31 December 2023
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    NickGilly
    Marsfield, Australia7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a wonderful and relaxing time as we boated around Sydney harbour on the Kirralee enjoying the sights of Vivid! The crew ensured we saw all that we needed to see and needed to photograph - “No hurry, no worries. All good” was their motto. Halfway thru, a delicious food platter appeared and we munched as we marvelled at the sights. Grab a trip with Sea Sydney Harbour - you really WILL see Sydney harbour! They’ll take your Sydney experience from good to great!
    Written 10 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
    Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review Nick. It was a pleasure to have you on board and we are so glad we could share Sydney Harbour with you, and we could help make your Sydney experience a great one! Hope to see you back again in the near future.
    Written 11 June 2022
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Wolin
    Sydney281 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We thoroughly enjoyed our Vivid Sydney cruise. The boat was a perfect size for the 24 people on board. We had an uninterrupted view of Vivid Sydney. The crew were great, professional yet friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended.
    Written 7 June 2023
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    Great to hear you enjoyed our cruise on Sydney Harbour looking at the Vivid lights. Hope to have you onboard again in the future.
    Written 8 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Sean
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    May 2022 • Family
    Fantastic. From the moment you are greeted at the wharf , Frank and Mischa were so professional. Food was fresh and yum. Their hospitality and knowledge were outstanding. Frank took us to see everything vivid offered . Highly recommend. You won’t be disappointed.Our 7yo and 10yo loved the cruise.
    Written 31 May 2022
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    Thank you for your review and glad you and your family enjoyed the cruise and had an excellent time on Sydney Harbour. It was great to have you on board, hope to have you onboard for another cruise with us!
    Written 2 June 2022
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    The U's
    Chicago, IL10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2023 • Family
    We took the Vivid 90 minute Sydney Harbour Catamaran Cruise with BYO drinks.

    It was a great way to enjoy the lights of Vivid and see Sydney at night. The configuration of the boat combined with the small number of guests made it easy to sit back and see all the sights. And plenty of room to move about. Ninety minutes was the perfect length of time to see everything and enjoy some food and refreshments.
    Written 20 June 2023
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    Thank you for leaving this review, great to hear you had a wonderful time onboard with us looking at the Vivid lights.
    Written 21 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    RedRobyn1
    Brisbane, Australia10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2019 • Family
    We had a great trip aboard “Spectre” viewing the lights of Vivid from Sydney Harbour. We had great views of everything and very knowledgeable crew. Would recommend this to anyone wishing to view Vivid in a small group.
    Written 11 June 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
    Thanks for the review and glad to hear that you enjoyed Vivid Sydney from the water. Glad you enjoyed the small group and hope to see you again next year.
    Written 12 June 2019
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    toowelltravelled64
    Perth, Australia243 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2018 • Couples
    It was a small catamaran and we sat on the front seats with a totally uninterrupted view of the harbour and although a little cool, the weather was perfect. We had a antipasto platter, rolls and a soft drink available. We had the last cruise of the night and the last of the Vivid festival.It was just perfect! Thankyou
    Written 20 June 2018
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
    Thanks for joining us for a harbour cruise during Vivid Sydney. Great to hear that all was perfect and that you enjoyed your views of the lights from the water. We look forward to having you on board again soon. :)
    Written 25 June 2018
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Jessica C
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Last year we had one of the most memorable times out on the Harbour aboard Kirralee for Vivid Sydney. That’s why this year we are booking again! I cannot express what a fun filled night it was. We got to take in all the magic on the water up close and personal and we got to discover different angles of the light displays which you cannot see on land.

    To top the night off all crew onboard including the captain Frank made us feel completely at home. We didn’t want to get off! We were then dropped off right to the hub where all the lights were and continued looking at the lights on land.

    I meant to write this post a year ago however I didn’t get a chance to get around to it but when I went to rebook my cruise for this year and got back in touch with the lovely Ann herself, her exceptional service, friendliness and great nature is what made me take a few moments to recognise her brilliance and to let you all know how satisfied I am with Sea Sydney Harbour.

    If you are going to see Vivid this year I can not recommend anything better! You have to try it out, guarantee you will love it!
    Written 26 April 2018
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    Mark R
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic hospitality!
    A great and very clean boat.
    Topped of by fantastic weather and a few drinks whilst onboard. 10 out of 10 to skipper Frank and his crew!!
    Written 10 June 2023
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    Great to hear you had a Fantastic time onboard with us and Skipper Frank. Hope to have you onboard in the future.
    Written 13 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Tricia G
    Norman, OK7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a perfect, relaxing end to the day. Small enough that our party of 14 could visit easily. The snacks were tasty and we saw Vivid sites that we would have otherwise missed.
    Written 8 June 2023
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
    Great to hear you had a great time onboard with your group and got to see all the Vivid lights from the harbour with us.
    Written 8 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Michael F
    Sydney, Australia1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    June 2022 • Family
    Our kids absolutely loved their Vivid cruise on the harbour. SSH's hospitality is second to none and made it an overall thoroughly enjoyable evening for the whole family.
    Written 7 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
    Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. It was a pleasure to have you on board and we are so glad your kids had a wonderful time onboard enjoying the vivid lights on Sydney Harbour.
    Written 13 June 2022
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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