A safe, inclusive and enjoyable event for all

There are accessible options available to help make Sydney New Year’s Eve memorable for everyone.

Vantage points

Our vantage points map shows where you can watch the fireworks around the harbour and inner city, including free public viewing sites and ticketed events. Many sites have accessible viewing areas that you can book. Use the accessibility filter to choose the best spot to meet your needs.

Not sure what the best vantage point is for your needs? Contact our accessibility officer.

Harbour of Light Parade ®

Sydney Harbour will host a series of illuminated vessels on the eve of the new year. You can purchase a ticket to board and vessels taking part will be announced later in 2015.

Transport Info lists information about accessible public wharves in Sydney.

Audio description

Tune in to 100.5FM from 8.30pm for a live audio description of the fireworks displays.

Accommodation and transport

Transport Info features trip planners with maps and journey details.

Easy Access Australia offers information about accessible accommodation, including details about hotels in the city centre.

Sydney For All provides accessible tourist information, including things to do and options for getting around.


Sydney New Year’s Eve Accessibility Officer

Phone: +61 2 9265 9333


You can also contact us through the National Relay Service.