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Where to spend New Years’ Eve in Sydney!

It’s almost the end of another year!

Are we older? Yes. Wiser? Probably not. Did some cool stuff? Definitely. Made some great choices?… Again probably not, but hey, we live and learn, right?

Fare 2016 well and welcome-in 2017 with some quality celebrations that money can in-fact buy…

Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel

Join Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel for the ultimate beachside event and dance to the beats of POOLCLVB, Jonny Powel, The Artful Force, DJ Cloud Rider and Tina Turntables.

General Admission (GA) tickets – $79.00 + BF

Includes entry to Beach Club. With a GA ticket you will dance the night away right in front of the DJ.

Guests will also have views of Sydney Harbour directly from the Watsons Bay foreshore.

VIP Tickets – $219.00 + BF

Includes exclusive bar & balcony access, the best views of the fireworks & party, plus delicious bites & beverages from 5:00pm – 7:00pm

VIP Dinner Tickets – $275.00 + BF

Includes a sit down 3 course Grand Feast and 2 hours of beverages in Sunset Room + a VIP ticket.

Check out more, here. 



Manly Wharf Hotel

Spend this New Year’s Eve soaking up views of Sydney Harbour at Manly Wharf Hotel. UK DJ, producer and remixer extraordinaire, Joey Negro hits the decks alongside international name Late Nite Tuff Guy. Expect rare disco from the dance music icons along with vocal and classic house, promising a night like no other.

Price: $50, Time: 6pm-2am. Check out more, here. 


Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay

See La Boheme on New Years Eve, and enjoy the opera gala in the magnificent Concert Hall, conducted by Brian Castles-Onion.

From 7:45pm tickets from $289, pre-performance dinner $439, midnight party $349 and the platinum package $1,179.

Check out more, here. 

Sydney Opera House and waterfront, Sydney, Australia


Catalina Rose Bay

Bring in the New Year at Sydney’s most iconic ne dining venue – Catalina Rose Bay, which will be open for both lunch (regular a la carte) and dinner (set menu event). Catalina’s New Year’s Eve dinner will be a wonderful night, offering exquisite food, unparalleled service and a very festive atmosphere. For the early sitting ($150 per person) guests can arrive from 6:00pm and will need to be out by 8.15pm, whilst the guests for the late sitting, can arrive from 8:30pm onwards ($275 per person). Guests will enjoy canapes on arrival, choice of entre?e, main and dessert, coffee and petit fours. At midnight, Catalina will have their own spectacular midnight reworks, making it the perfect spot to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

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Bar Machiavelli

Usher in the New Year with memorable moments of last year’s reworks from around the Globe with the nale of the Sydney reworks splashed Bar Machiavelli’s oor to ceiling walls. Early bird sitting is 6pm – 6:30pm until 8:30pm, for $150 per person guests will enjoy a glass of Perrier Joue?t Champagne on arrival followed by a 4 course a la carte menu with drinks on consumption. A late sitting is also available from 8:30pm for $225 per person, in which guests will enjoy a glass of Perrier Joue?t Champagne on arrival, followed by a 4 course a la carte menu and drinks on consumption.

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Cafe Del Mar Sydney

Cafe del Mar invites you to their hallmark New Year’s Eve event featuring the international artist, the deep funk innovator – ‘Purple Disco Machine’ as well as a solid line up of resident DJs. Situated in the heart of Darling Harbour, Cafe del Mar’s iconic waterfront Restaurant offers the perfect open air setting and premium viewing point of Sydney’s infamous Darling Harbour NYE reworks. There is the option of canape packages $99pp first release a VIP experience $149pp first release and the option of a 3 course dinner package $179pp.

See more here. 



Royal Hotel Paddington

Kick start your New Year’s Eve with dinner on The Verandah from 6pm – 8pm. Enjoy a $120 set menu served banquet style with a NYE cocktail on arrival, perfectly suited for small or large groups. Continue the celebrations with their New Year’s Eve Party on the Elephant Bar & Rooftop from 8pm – 2am, enjoy entertainment, fantastic views of the reworks, canapes, a glass of Moet & Chandon at Midnight and a 4 hour standard beverage package for $220.00. For those looking to experience dinner and the NYE Party, tickets can be purchased for $300.00.

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Flying Fish, Pyrmont 

Experience Sydney’s firework display front-row at Flying Fish Restaurant. Feast on a seven-course degustation menu by head chef Ian Royle, featuring tartare of scallop, vanilla cured ocean trout and wagyu sirloin. Indulge in rosewater pressed watermelon and coconut parfait to finish.

It will cost $400 for seven courses and $600 with matching wines. See more here.


Cargo Bar, King St. Warf

Cargo Bar is set to help usher in 2017 with a bang at Sydney’s most boisterous NYE party yet! Featuring a stellar line up of local Aussie talent and future beats across Cargo Bar’s entire two levels and out onto the pier, this is one of Sydney’s premium NYE tickets right on the harbour. Plus it’s easy on your pocket, too.

VIP packages start at $109, which includes 2 hours of beverages (incl. spirits) & canapés from 6-8pmdownstairs in Cargo Bar.

The Platinum VIP package is $159 and includes cocktail on arrival, 3 hours of beverages (incl. spirits) & canapés between 6-9pm upstairs in the lounge overlooking the stunning wharf and fireworks.

See more and grab tickets here.






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