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Sydney Harbour NYE

Take a spectacular New Year’s Eve cruise on Sydney Harbour this NYE aboard the classic MV Bennelong

There’s no better place to be on New Year’s Eve than watching the fireworks on Sydney Harbour. Add the grandeur of the all-timber, 80ft MV Bennelong and you’ll experience an amazing evening that you’ll never forget.

With an experienced crew, a range of alfresco areas and a luxurious lounge and fully-stocked bar, the MV Bennelong is the perfect way to ring in the new year on Sydney Harbour. Sit or stand on the open decks to enjoy the introductory fireworks display from 9:30pm, then witness the world’s most spectacular welcoming of the new year as the real fireworks kick off from the Sydney Harbour Bridge at midnight.

Tickets prices are $650 per person, which includes catering and an open bar of beer, wine, Champagne and soft drinks. Spirits extra. Call us on 02 9460 9627 or contact us here to book your tickets before they sell out!

You’ll have a range of pick-up options around the Sydney Harbour foreshore and you’ll be treated to sumptuous cuisine by one of Sydney’s premier caterers. Find out more about the MV Bennelong NYE cruise on Sydney Harbour below, or call 02 9460 9627 or email us today to make an enquiry. Places are limited so we encourage you to book early to secure your ticket.

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Boat Details
Boat Details

The MV Bennelong is a classically built and beautifully restored vessel that was purpose-built for charter cruises upon Sydney Harbour – which means expansive decks to ensure all guests are able to catch the spectacular views. Over the years, the MV Bennelong has hosted some of Australia’s top businessmen and women, local politicians and foreign dignitaries, and even celebrities such as Sir Elton John. Her unique character and professional crew mean both locals and international guests have returned to enjoy subsequent New Year’s Eves on board. Some of her features include:

  • An expansive rear deck and open rooftop area offering plenty of room to see the spectacular Sydney Harbour fireworks displays
  • Capacity for up to 130 guests in a cocktail setting, with an open layout spread across three different areas
  • A large undercover lounge area featuring plush leather seating and beautiful teak panelling – a comfortable place to be seated out of the elements
  • A flat-screen TV with state-of-the-art sound system including iPod connectivity – simply add your own playlist, or allow us to provide a quality DJ for you
  • Classic styling and beautiful all-timber construction, a unique vessel with elegance and character.
Food & Beverages
Food & Beverages
Quality seasonal food and a selection of local and imported beers, wines and spirits mean you’ll enjoy an indulgent experience befitting such a celebration. We’ve partnered with one of Sydney’s top caterers to deliver a range of options which will suit all tastes.

  • Whet your appetite by exploring samples of past menus here, or simply call 02 9460 9627 to speak to MV Bennelong’s exclusive catering partner about your requirements
  • The MV Bennelong is fully licensed, with a wide selection of beverages available from the bar. For a full list or a special request, please Contact Us.
NYE FAQs
NYE FAQs
The following represent a range of common questions about New Year’s Eve cruises on Sydney Harbour.

Q: What if it’s raining?

A: The fireworks display proceeds regardless of the weather, and the MV Bennelong has large enclosed areas where you’ll be protected in the advent of poor weather.

Q: What time and where is pick up and drop off?

A: Pick up/drop off  is from Woolloomooloo at 7pm. Drop off will be at the same location at approximately 12:45am.

Q: Is it BYO alcohol?

A: No, we operate as a licensed vessel and run a fully-stocked bar, so there is no need to worry about bringing your own drinks aboard. The ticket price includes catering and drinks – which is an open bar for the first 4 hours (beer, wine, champagne, soft drinks only. Spirits can be purchased).

Q: Are children/minors allowed?

A: Certainly! It’s half price for under 12’s and free for under 5’s