Vivid Sydney is the Southern Hemisphere’s most spectacular outdoor lighting, music and ideas festival.
Enjoy light installations, live music & thought-provoking workshops from Friday 22 May to Saturday 13 June 2020.
Book a holiday package and add in a Vivid Sydney Captain Cook Cruise and experience the city transform into a night time wonderland from the comfort of one of their famous vessels: MV John Cadman II carries the ‘#ilovesydney’ lighting installation, while flagship MV Sydney 2000 carries the world-famous ‘Vivid Sydney’.
The modern metropolis of Sydney sits amid extraordinary natural beauty with a sparkling harbour, ocean pools and national parks, as well as a fascinating history and cultural diversity. Explore Sydney’s icons by taking a signature one-hour tour of Sydney Opera House, even touching the world-famous shell-tiled sails. Get a bird’s-eye-view from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the climb of your life. Weave your way through the cobblestone lanes in The Rocks district and learn about Sydney’s colonial past.
Beyond the iconic landmarks be amazed by pockets of untouched wilderness within the city limits. Explore the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney or learn about the Gadigal people’s spiritual saltwater heritage around Sydney Harbour. Discover secret swimming spots, magical harbourside gardens and world-class wildlife sanctuaries.
Further afield in Sydney’s urban precincts, discover warehouse bars, edgy art galleries and local foodie favourites. Shop for unique Sydney fashion at Paddington Markets, enjoy brunch beside a kitchen garden in Alexandria, take a brewery tour through Marrickville or hit the waves at Bondi Beach.
Beyond the bounds of Sydney, hike through coastal rainforests, snorkel amongst colourful fish or picnic amongst vineyards. Just south of Sydney, the Royal National Park is home to walking tracks that wind through eucalyptus trees and past secluded beaches. Take a trip to Australia’s oldest winegrowing region, The Hunter Valley, and taste your way through acclaimed wineries and paddock-to-plate eateries. Or indulge in a mini break in the famed Blue Mountains, renowned for breathtaking mountain vistas and cosy heritage stays.
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