Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia, located on the east coast. The city surrounds the world largest natural harbour and it lays towards the Blue Mountains, to the west side.
Besides its amazing attractions and beautiful landscapes, Sydney is a special destination to spend New Year’s Eve. If Paris is called the city of lights, Sydney could be named the city of fireworks, and winter holidays are a suitable chance to see the lights shows. Sydney is intensely visited by many tourists throughout the year, but on New Year’s Eve, there is an unforgettable background.
For a memorable pass to 2016, there are many activities to do and things to see, not only during the day, but also in the night. While walking through the city, the visitors can enjoy aerial displays across the sky or they can visit the Royal Botanic Gardens.
In the evening, there are more many alternatives. At 9 pm, there are spectacular fireworks, especially organized for children. The fantastic 8 minutes display takes place on the harbour bridge and it goes with a specific soundtrack. There is another fireworks show at the stroke of midnight, with breath taking pyrotechnic effects, fired from 7 barges on the harbour, 4 sails of Sydney Opera House and from the harbour bridge, all synchronized with music tracks.
The lights parade from Sydney Harbour is an enchanting show for all tourists, with vessels and boats floating around in an unique choreography, all decorated with colorful lights. The parade takes place shortly after the 9 pm fireworks, after which you can choose where to spend the time until the midnight fireworks.
–The Sydney Cove Oyster Bar offers a six-course degustation menu with matching wines and a wonderful view of the Sydney Bridge.
–Lumi Bar&Dining Restaurant, serving a five-course degustation menu, is located close to Pyrmont Bay Park and is also a great place to see the fireworks show.
–Pier One Sydney Harbour waits the guests with delicious dinner dishes and they can enjoy the amazing view of Walsh Bay in a relaxing atmosphere.
–Sydney Opera House offers the magnificent Opera Gala, with an impressing orchestra performing in the Concert Hall, but also La Boheme Gala, as a romantic event for those who spend New Year’s Eve with their loved ones.
You can celebrate this night in another remarkable way, with a cruise on the harbour. No matter whether you join to a party on a luxury yacht or you just have a tasteful relaxing dinner, you will enjoy a heavenly view and atmosphere. For a 20s style party, choose Buckleys to spend the night and prepare yourself for The Great Gatsby background!
There are many more places where you can spend New Year’s Eve in Sydney, so it’s recommended for you to check for best hotel prices on TripEconomy.com. There are many quality hotels located close to the harbour, ready to accommodate tourists and offering special services in that period.