per person


  • 1.5-hour cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Experience the Vivid drone show
  • Witness Sydney transformed by Vivid lights
  • Hot finger food
  • Fully licensed bar - bar packages available
  • Unreserved indoor seating
  • Upbeat background music
  • Spacious indoor and outdoor viewing decks

Vivid Drone Show & Sightseeing Cruise

Hop aboard and witness Sydney's iconic landmarks transformed by the lights of Vivid as well as the famous Vivid drone show


Vivid Sydney is back! The world's largest festival of light, music and ideas is returning to Sydney and we're expecting it to be even bigger and brighter!

Lose the crowds this year and witness the city's transformation from the glowing waters of stunning Sydney Harbour. Sit back, relax and enjoy as our friendly crew serve delicious, hot canapes straight to you while you take in the awe-inspiring sights. Grab a cold drink from the bar and a seat on one of our indoor dining decks or brave the Winter breeze on an outdoor viewing deck for uninterrupted vistas of the world's greatest outdoor lighting event.

This cruise includes viewing of the Vivid drone show taking place at 9:10pm.

With weekly departures, Vagabond Cruises has the perfect cruise for you, your friends and family. Join us for a truly magical experience on the most beautiful harbour in the world. 

Cruise inclusions

Time 1.5

1.5-hour cruise on spectacular Sydney Harbour

Finger Food

Hot finger food

Vivid Lights

Witness Sydney transformed by the lights of Vivid


Fully licensed bar - bar packages available

Coffee Tea Chocolate

Coffee, tea and chocolates

Inclusion Seat (1)

Unreserved indoor seating

Opera House

Spacious outdoor viewing decks to enjoy the sights from

Vivid Lights

See the vivid drone show

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Cruise Feature Details

Vivid Sydney Sightseeing Cruise Menu


Served to you by our friendly crew as you enjoy the sights

  • Basil beef balls with classic BBQ sauce (gf)
  • Crispy vegetarian spring rolls with sweet chili (v)
  • Spanakopita - traditional Greek spinach and feta pastries (v)
  • Lightly battered barramundi fillets with classic tartare
  • Marinated chicken skewers with tzatziki (v)
  • Selection of mini gourmet pizza (v)

Followed by

  • Freshly percolated coffee
  • Selection of black and herbal teas
  • Delicious Vagabond chocolates


GF | Gluten Free  V | Vegetarian

Sample menu - items subject to change without notice

Food allergy disclaimer
Please be aware that our kitchens process foods containing eggs, dairy, gluten, seafood, nuts, sesame seeds and capsicum. Whist measures are taken to avoid cross contamination, we can not guarantee a total absence of these products from any of our dishes.  Vagabond Cruises does not accept liability for any adverse reactions due to allergy or intolerance from  food consumed on board.



Our bars accept both cash and card payments. Choose to pay as you go, run a tab or take advantage our bar packages below | PLEASE NOTE: All members of a group booking or groups travelling together must be on the same bar package.

Vagabond Package
Vagabond Package



per person

Cadet Package
Cadet Package

A selection of soft drinks & juices


per person

RSA Notice: Vagabond Cruises operates under the laws and guidelines of Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA). In the interest of harm minimisation, our staff and management reserve the right to refuse entry onto a vessel or service of alcohol to any person who is under 18 years of age or not able to produce acceptable proof of age, who may appear to be intoxicated or deemed to be behaving in a disorderly or disruptive manner.

RSA practices and the right to refuse service also applies to pre-paid packages.

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ticket price guide

Cruise Rates

Year-round great value

Adult $55
Child (5-14 years) $35
Infant (Aged 5 and under) $0





Departs: Sat 8 June, Sun 9 Jun, Sat 15 Jun | King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour |  Booking essential

SAT 8 SUN 9 | SAT 15

8:30PM - 10:00PM

Subject to availability

8:00PM- 9:30PM

Subject to availability


The information provided here is a guide and is subject to change without notice. Please refer to your boarding pass for accurate departure information. Please arrive 15 mins prior to cruise time for boarding.

As part of our commitment to providing a timely service, we cannot wait for late arrivals. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable for no-shows or late arrivals.

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