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Captain Cook Cruises
Part of Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney Light Cruises


Every day, 5:30pm to 9:45pm Friday 24 May to Saturday 15 June


Starting from: $29.00

Light up your night with a kaleidoscope of colour during Vivid Sydney 2024. View the full canvas or harbourside lights from unique vantage points as you cruise to multiple precincts with unique vantage points.

Official Vivid Sydney Sightseeing Light Cruises operate nightly at 5:30pm and 7:30pm.

Captain Cook Cruises is a proud partner of Vivid Sydney festival of light, showcasing the festival’s most famous light installations onboard our vessels including; the `Vivid Sydney' official logo on flagship MV Sydney 2000, the #feelnewsydney installation on The Jackson, and #vividsydney installation on our other vessels. All our participating vessels travel through a spectrum of light as they cruise the Vivid Sydney Harbour precincts.

Departing Darling Harbour

All cruises depart from Darling Harbour, King St Wharf No.1, only 6-minute undercover, fully accessible walk from Wynyard Station, and adjacent to Barangaroo Wharves.


  • 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

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