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Captain Cook Cruises
Part of Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney Light Cruises


Every day, 5:45pm to 10pm Friday 26 May to Saturday 17 June


Starting from: $29.00

Light up your night with a kaleidoscope of colour during Vivid Sydney 2023. View the full canvas or harbourside lights from unique vantage points as you cruise to multiple precincts with unique vantage points.

Official Vivid Sydney one-hour Light Cruises operate nightly at 5:45pm, 7:00pm and 7:30pm.

Captain Cook Cruises is a proud supporter of Vivid Sydney festival of light, providing an array of official on-water experiences and displaying two of the festival’s most famous light installations over the last 10 years; the `Vivid Sydney' official logo and the #ilovesydney installation on two of our official on-water vessels.

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. one hour of relaxed cruising

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

  • 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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