Vivid Sydney is one of the most anticipated festivals in Sydney, especially for the art lovers. Known as the festival of lights and colours, the festival happens over three weeks every year during the winter spell. This year, the event it is expected to take place from 27 May to 18 June and it will be curated by Art Director Gill Minervini. If you’re in the city during the festival, it would be too silly to not visit the festival venues and we urge you to come to Sydney Harbour for the greatest show of lights and colours in the history of the festival. We are one of Sydney’s leading cruise operators and we offer a range of amazing Vivid Sydney cruise packages—a great way to see the best of the lights and the illuminated harbour attractions including the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.
Why Choose a Vivid Sydney Cruise in 2022?
It has a been long wait since the last Vivid season in 2019 and any Sydneysider or visitor might wish to experience it in style. A Vivid harbour cruise is one of the most popular attraction during this season as they offer brilliant experiences that would leave you mesmerised for days. Although there will be plenty of vantage points in and around Sydney that give you spectacular views of the many installations and lights, none surpasses the glory of the harbour attractions during the festival. A Vivid harbour cruise is your ticket to cover all these wonderful harbourside sights at one go, and at an affordable price.
Showboat Vivid Cruise on Sydney Harbour
Now if you’re planning to attend Vivid 2022, come celebrate with Sydney Showboat aboard one of the best Vivid Cruises in Sydney harbour. This exclusive Vivid Sydney dinner cruise package offers prime views of the festival including the iconic 3D light projections at the Opera House, the illuminated Harbour Bridge and other prominent harbourside light art installations. The cruise also offers a 3-course seated and served menu and a 1-hour live cabaret show “Voyage of Love” that is performed by an all-Australian crew of dancers, songstresses and follies. Get on board the Showboat for an amazing night of entertainment and more. Book your tickets today!
Features of the Vessel
Sydney Showboat is an authentic paddlewheeler with a wonderful theatrical layout, cathedral windows, priority seating and wrap-around verandahs. The Showboat is the oldest vessel on our fleet and it has an irresistible old-world charm. It has fully air-conditioned interiors, a fully functional galley and plush decor—making it a perfect and comfortable venue for a wonderful night out in the city.
There is nothing more exciting than seeing the harbour lights and Vivid lights from the waters. Vivid Harbour Cruises are perfect to capture the most prominent festival elements around the harbour in one go. Some of the most anticipated harbour installations include:
- “Lighting of the Sails” at Opera House
- “Endless Love” on Circular Quay
- “Our connected City” at Circular Quay and Rocks
- Vivid Light on Sydney Harbour
- “Ephemeral Oceanic” on Walsh Bay
For more than 33 years, we have been a trailblazer in offering amazing dining cruises in the city and we now boast of 7+ million happy customers.
Book our cruise with confidence and treat yourself to the best views, food and more.
* Please book your tickets early, as all our Vivid Sydney cruises have high demand and are fully booked prior to cruise date.
* The seating arrangements onboard the 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 Vivid Sydney cruise, please advise us 7 days prior to cruise date.