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Paddlewheel Lounge NYE Fireworks Cruise

  • 7-hour luxury fireworks cruise (boarding time included)
  • Shared tables with waiter service
  • 5-course deluxe dinner menu
  • Australian reds, whites & sparkling
  • Premium views of fireworks
  • Party music, DJ & dancing
  • Children under 7 years not allowed

Online Price

$850

Retail Price

$950

Paddlewheel NYE Cruise Program

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6:15pm
Boarding commences and first course is served

7:00pm
Cruise departs and meal service commences

9:00pm
Family fireworks display

9:30pm
Meal service concludes

10:00pm
Showtime on the main deck

12:00am
Happy New Year!

12:15am
Fruit and cheese platters are served

1:15am
Cruise returns to King Street Wharf

  • Showboat Welcome

    06:15pm

    Welcome Aboard

    Glamorous Australian Showgirls welcome you on board the Sydney Showboat and show you to your reserved table.

    Entrée is served.

  • Showboat Dinner Cruise

    07:00pm

    Cruise Departs

    Embark on your Sydney New Year’s Eve experience as the Showboat sets sail on a Sydney Harbour cruise. Enjoy the Fire Tug water display from the outer decks or through the cathedral windows.

    Second Course is served.

  • Harbour Festivals

    08:00pm

    Harbour Festivities

    Showboat enters exclusion zone affording premium views of all harbour activities including air displays, pylon projections and the Sydney Harbour Bridge Effect.

  • NYE Firework Display

    09:00pm

    Family Fireworks Display

    Head to the spacious outer decks to see the family fireworks display that is an exciting harbinger of the spectacle that is to enfold at midnight.

    Main Course is served.

  • Meal service concludes

    09:30pm

    Meal Service Concludes

    Dessert is served to the table, concluding the meal service just in time for the show.

  • Showtime

    10:00pm

    Showtime On
    The Main Deck

    The ‘Voyage of Love’ takes you on a fantastical dance journey traversing nine exotic lands where music, dance and daring theatrical expressions reign supreme.

  • Sydney NYE Fireworks cruise

    12:00am

    Happy New Year

    As the show concludes, head to the decks to enjoy the beauty of the Harbour of Light Parade (Yet to be confirmed for 2017, we have been a participant every year in the past). Then comes the showstopper… the Sydney’s midnight fireworks, ushering in the New Year!

  • Fruit Cheese Platters

    12:15am

    Fruit & Cheese Platters

    After taking in the brilliance of the NYE fireworks, head back inside to enjoy the fruit & cheese platters served to your table. DJ and party music continues.

  • Showboat Cruise

    01:15am

    Cruise Returns

    As the Sydney New Year festivities come to a spectacular end, the cruise returns to King Street Wharf. Farewell from cast and crew.

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Paddlewheel NYE Menu & Beverages

NYE Premium Beverage Package

Crown Lager, Pure Blonde, 150 Lashes & Coopers Light Chandon Vintage 2011 Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc Brokenwood Indigo Vineyard Chardonnay Yalumba The Menzies Cabernet Sauvignon Fruit Juices and Soft Drinks Mineral Water – Sparkling and Still

We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Legislation
* This menu may be subject to some changes without notice.

Departure Location

King Street Wharf

Cruise Timing

Boards 18:15

Departs 19:00

Returns 01:15

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Retail Price $950

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NYE Paddlewheel Fireworks Cruise Experience

The Paddlewheel Lounge is located on the mezzanine level of Sydney Showboat II. This unique deck space accommodates up to 32 guests and has access to the main deck and the outer viewing decks. Unfortunately, you will not be able to see the Showboat show ‘Voyage of Love’ from this deck/seating area.

The Showboat NYE Paddlewheel cruise is a value-for-money NYE cruise that treats you to all the exciting Sydney Harbour New Year’s Eve events, restaurant-quality dining at shared reserved tables with DJ and dancing that sets the tone for a great party atmosphere perfect to usher in the New Year!

The spacious outer decks and wrap-around verandas of the Showboat are the perfect vantage point to enjoy the all the Sydney Harbour NYE activities including the Sydney Harbour Bridge Effect, the Harbour of Lights Parade, the family fireworks and the world-renowned midnight fireworks that erupt into the night sky heralding the dawn of the New Year.

Sydney Showboats has been part of the Harbour of Lights Parade every year, though participation in the NYE 2017 parade is yet to be confirmed. Even if Showboat is not part of the parade you will be able to enjoy the cascade of vessels trimmed with orange rope light as they cruise down the harbour from the decks of the Showboat.

This luxury Paddlewheel Cruise treats you to a brilliant Sydney New Year’s Eve experience. Be there to enjoy an experience-of-a lifetime!