Whether you are local or visiting down under, Sydney is one of the best places in the world to watch New Year's Eve fireworks. Can't decide where to go? The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is an iconic location and has five of the best harbourside vantage points to celebrate with friends and family.
Midnight at the Oasis
Enjoy a three-course meal at your reserved table for 18+ only at Midnight at the Oasis. This prime location offers uninterrupted views and is capped at 1,500 guests so you will have plenty of space to celebrate. There is additional seating in a grandstand to watch the fireworks if you are looking for that perfect selfie opportunity.
The live DJ and live band will keep you on the dance floor all night plus your ticket includes an entrée box on arrival with a bottle of water. Afterwards, you can collect a plated main course from the restaurant followed by a dessert and a late supper snack. There are cash bars and additional snacks available to purchase on site to keep you going.
New Year's Eve The Calyx
New Year's Eve The Calyx is an intimate 18+ garden party hosted in our world-class horticulture exhibition space The Calyx. Offering unreserved cocktail lounge seating for only 300 guests to enjoy live music, interactive entertainment and displays themed to compliment the current ‘Plants With Bite’ display.
There is a 15 minute walk from the venue to an exclusive viewing area to watch the midnight fireworks. Your ticket includes a cocktail and canapés on arrival, followed by endless roving drinks service, savoury and sweet food stations and a glass of midnight sparkling at the viewing area.
The ultimate New Year's Eve event for families, big groups or those looking for a night of fun - Harbour Hoopla is an all ages event which offers lots of interactive entertainment in a vintage circus theme. There is an expansive viewing area for 3,000 people and plenty of seating on the grass. Your ticket includes and picnic hamper and a bottle of water plus there are cash bars and additional snacks available to purchase.
The Point is a colourful and laidback summer soiree for 18+ only. With unreserved seating grab yourself a café table, a beanbag or a picnic bench and listen to the live DJ and live bands. This is a beautiful waterside location for 1,100 people to enjoy panoramic views.
Your ticket includes an entrée box on arrival with a bottle of water. At your leisure graze on selection of savoury and sweet food stations that you collect from the restaurant. There are cash bars and additional snacks available to purchase on site too.
Lawn with the View
Another great all ages option, Lawn with the View is a relaxed picnic styled event and the perfect way to kick back and watch the fireworks. Although there isn't entertainment at the event, it is the front row seat to the fireworks in Sydney - seating is right above the Opera House.
This is a smaller event on a private lawn for 1,000 people and your ticket includes a picnic hamper and a bottle of water. Like the other locations, there are cash bars and additional snacks available to purchase on site.
Where will you go?
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and the Domain offer some of the best and most popular vantage points of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, and the Harbour Bridge every New Year's Eve. Secure your spot by booking online to experience one of the world’s most spectacular fireworks displays.
Wherever you go and whatever you do, we at the Garden hope you have a wonderful and safe New Year!