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Dinner Cruise

Vivid Sydney Cruise with 3-Course Dinner & Live Music

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Experience the dazzling Vivid Sydney lights from the comfort of an elegant dinner cruise, complete with a gourmet menu and stunning harbour views.


  • This cruise offers a front-row seat to the Vivid Sydney, complete with a delicious on-board meal. No need to choose between sightseeing and dining – have both!

  • Choose a 2-hour cruise with a 2-course meal, or extend the fun with a 3-hour cruise that includes a 3-course dinner and live music.

  • The buffet spread includes fresh seafood, juicy steaks, delicious salads, or classic Aussie dishes. There's even a bar on board for your favorite drinks.

  • Set sail on either the Starship or the Jackson, both featuring large windows, comfy indoor and outdoor decks, and all the modern amenities you might need.

  • The Opera House and Harbour Bridge become the stars of the show as Vivid Sydney bathes them in colorful projections.

  • Did you know? The artwork illuminating the sails of the Sydney Opera House during Vivid is traditionally by an Australian Indigenous artist.


  • 2 or 3-hour Vivid Lights cruise (based on the options)

  • Individual restaurant seating

  • 2-course dinner, menu here

  • 3-course dinner; menu here (optional)

  • Live music (optional)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Set sail for spectacle

Your Vivid Sydney cruise experience begins as the sun makes its descent, creating a picturesque backdrop for your evening. You'll glide on an air-conditioned cruiser, renowned for its expansive windows and outdoor decks that promise unmatched views of Vivid Sydney lights–the largest festival of light, music, and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere. The mystical moment as the Vivid lights ignite at 6pm from your restaurant seating is a sight that will be etched in your memory forever.

Culinary delights amidst Vivid Lights

Savor the flavors of a finely crafted 2-course menu on the 2-hour cruise at or upgrade to a 3-course culinary voyage on the 3-hour cruise. The night cruise amps up the ambiance with live music, making your dining experience more memorable. As your cruise concludes, immerse yourself in more Vivid Sydney installations in Darling Harbour or take a whimsical walk east past Walsh Bay to Circular Quay.

What to bring

  • It is recommended to wear smart casuals.

What's not allowed

  • Strict dress code: Thongs, singlets, and beachwear are not allowed.

  • Outside drinks are not allowed.


  • The 5pm cruise is not wheelchair-accessible.

  • The 7:30pm cruise's entry level is wheelchair accessible with accessible bathrooms and has stair access to upper decks.

Additional Information

  • Guests aged under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • You can check the 2-course dinner menu here

  • You can check the 3-course dinner menu here.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

Boarding point

  • Board your cruise at Captain Cook Cruises - King Street Wharf.

  • Address: King St Wharf 1, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

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