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Vivid Lights Sydney


This tour showcases the amazing Vivid installations throughout the city. See the lights from high above the city from the revolving restaurant and from the water as we relax onboard a dinner cruise. Immerse yourself in some iconic moments of Sydney - stroll along Bondi Beach, catch the Manly Ferry, wander through the Queen Victoria Building and take in a musical at the Lyric Theatre.




5 days



  • Enjoy a dinner cruise with drinks on Sydney Harbour viewing the lights of VIVID

  • Take a guided tour of Australia’s only Medical Nuclear Research Centre

  • Tour the ABC studios and discover some of the mysteries of television

  • Take your seat at the Lyric Theatre for the hilarious 9 to 5 The Musical

  • Watch the city light up while dining at the iconic Sydney Tower Buffet

  • Ride the Manly Ferry across Sydney Harbour

  • Take a step back in time during a guided tour of historic Elizabeth Bay House


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane, Hunter and Central Coast areas*

  • Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

  • Flights

  • 10 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive



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Vivid Lights Sydney

Day 1 L, D

Home – Lucas Heights – Sydney
Our coach will depart The Hunter, travelling via the Central Coast to Sydney where we will meet up with our friends from interstate. Continue on to Lucas Heights for lunch in the cafeteria before a guided tour of the facility which will highlight how nuclear science and technology is helping to improve health outcomes, understand the environment and identify opportunities for industry. This afternoon, settle in at our accommodation, overlooking Darling Harbour.
4 Nights Ibis Darling Harbour

Day 2 B, D

ABC Studio – Victor Chang Institute – VIVID Dinner Cruise
This morning, take time to explore Barangaroo, one of Sydney’s newest precincts. From here we make our way to the Victor Chang Institute where one of the scientists will guide you through research laboratories and explain the groundbreaking work that is being carried out at these facilities. Next we’ll visit the Sydney Fish Markets where you can purchase your own lunch from a selection of salads, prawns or oysters - there is plenty to choose from. This afternoon tour Sydney’s ABC Studios. See the digital television production studios, an on-air radio studio, a news studio and control room. This evening, board our Vivid Dinner Cruise to see the city come alive with the switching on of the lights. See the Harbour Bridge, Milsons Point, Luna Park, Opera House and Circular Quay from the comfort of our cruiser. Back on land join the coach for a city lights tour including time at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair for photos.

Day 3 B, D

9 To 5 The Musical – QVB – Chatswood VIVID
Our day starts with time to explore the gracious Queen Victoria Building and free time in Pitt Street Mall. This afternoon take your seat at the Lyric Theatre for 9 to 5 The Musical, a hilarious
musical featuring music and lyrics written by Dolly Parton. Dine out this evening and take the opportunity to explore another VIVID Installation at Chatswood. After dinner we will take in the
views of Circular Quay from the Harbour Bridge and Cahill Expressway.

Day 4 B, D

Innovations – Manly Ferry – Sydney Tower Restaurant – VIVID
We have all seen the Innovations catalogue and today you will have the opportunity to visit the showroom! We then make our way to the iconic Manly foreshore with time for some amazing photos. Board the Manly Ferry for our journey back across the harbour, under the bridge and all the way to Pyrmont Bay Wharf. Tonight dinner is at the Sydney Tower Buffet, 300m above the city, where you can admire the city as lights of Vivid are turned on. Take in the 360 degree views from the revolving restaurant while enjoying the extensive range of international cuisines, along with a large selection of fresh seafood, salads, hot dishes and desserts; a most memorable evening. Following dinner your guide will escort you onto the new light rail to explore Circular Quay and the Botanic Gardens, both of which have Vivid installations.

Day 5 B, L

Elizabeth Bay House – Bondi – Home
This morning we take a guided tour of Elizabeth Bay House which commands views of the Eastern Harbour and is listed with, and maintained by, the National Trust. Enjoy lunch at the world famous Bondi Beach, with time afterwards for a quick stroll along the foreshore. This afternoon we will farewell our interstate friends at Sydney airport, before returning back to The Hunter via the Central Coast.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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