New Years Eve 2017 in Sydney’s – Every year on New Year’s Eve,fireworks is one of the most exciting moments, the peak of the event, marking the end of the year. There is something magical and dramatic about seeing the fireworks light up the night sky as we drifted to a new year. Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks are one of the biggest New Year events in the world, and it is a fabulous thing to experience it up close.
Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks are set every year on the iconic Sydney Harbour. The famed landmark Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge cast a remarkable setting for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks. The fireworks in some places started as early as 8 pm, so the family with children can see the fantastic display too. There are several vantage points to catch the show, most of them are free, but it is recommended to come early as it will be full with the crowd. At some places, people even camped out bringing blankets and chairs the night before. Sydney’s weather in December is pleasantly warm, and it is a nice to spend the night outside.
For families traveling with kids, couples on romantic getaway or just a lone explorer, here are some suggestions of the vantage points for every preference; where you also can enjoy other things before the fireworks display:
- The Sydney Opera House is offering the front row seat to see the fireworks show, and the admission is free. Be preparing to camp as early as possible to tag the prime location along the harbor. Around the landmark, you can dine or enjoy the bars at Circular Quay Restaurant.
- Cockle Bay Wharf is a popular watching spot for families. In the area, you can find restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, also the Chinatown and the IMAX Theater within a few minutes’ walk.
- Blues Point Reserve is quite a distance from the crowd of the business district, offers views of the western side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is a large area where you can set up a site, or having a picnic with friends and families gather together welcoming the New Year.
- Taronga Zoo is a perfect place for a family day out, and to stay late to see the fireworks display. It offers a quite different experience that other vantage points as you can see the spectacular Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks surrounded by the protected wildlife.
- Royal Botanic Gardens most favorite site is at the Lawn with the View. Visitors are allowed to bring their picnic blanket and foods, but meals are also available to purchase in the area. A picnic fuss-free style is an event the whole family can enjoy together. It caters up to 700 people only, so tickets are easily sold out. Booking is mandatory.
There are also hotels nearby the harbor, overlooking the stunning views of Sydney Harbour and is a great location for enjoying Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks show. Such as Park Hyatt Sydney located in between the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney and Shangri-La Hotel located at Circular Quay, The Macleay Hotel where Sydney’s Daily Telegraph photographers have been taking their New Year’s Eve photos for the past several years.
Staying in accommodation close to the fireworks vantage points of your choice is an excellent idea, particularly since the public transportations are not on their regular route. Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworksis an unforgettable experience, and an advanced arrangement will make sure the whole experience is enjoyable.