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Captain Cook Cruises
Part of Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney Light Cruises


Every day, 5:30pm to 10pm Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June


Starting from: $29.00

Nightly Official Vivid Sydney Light Cruises

Experience the full canvas of Vivid Sydney Lights from the water. Special Vivid Lights sightseeing cruises depart nightly from Darling Harbour including approximately 1.5 hours of relaxed cruising.

Sydney Harbour provides a natural theatre for Vivid Sydney’s dazzling light displays. Captain Cook Cruises has released an exciting program of family-friendly Vivid Light cruises taking in the key precincts of Barangaroo, The Rocks and Circular Quay including Sydney Harbour Bridge and the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

Avoid the crowds, foot blisters and the weather and experience the full canvas of the Vivid Light festival from the water in comfort. Water adds an extra dimension, with a kaleidoscope of light reflecting in every direction. It is a photographer’s paradise and a great way to experience the light displays along the foreshore, across multiple precincts.

90-Minute Light Cruises Depart


  • Discover the unique perspective of the full canvas of Vivid Lights from the water and skip the crowds

  • 360-degree waterfront views from spacious indoor and outdoor decks

  • Approx. 90 minutes of relaxed cruising

  • Visit the light installations along the foreshore before or after your cruise

  • Purchase bar (licensed vessels only)

  • Pram and wheelchair friendly boarding - stair access to bathroom and outdoor decks

Top Tips

  • Combine your cruise with the Vivid Light walk along the foreshore between Darling Harbour and Circular Quay (approx. 1 hour), before or after your cruise

  • Discover the full range of on-water Vivid Sydney Dining Cruises

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