A safe, inclusive and enjoyable event for all

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

This information is based on previous events and should only be used as a guide. Confirmed details will be provided as soon as they’re available.

Designated accessible viewing areas

Take advantage of the designated accessible viewing areas throughout the city and harbour foreshore. We have provided some information for each spot including accessible features, site entry, booking information and public transport advice:

Our vantage point map also shows general public viewing areas that are accessible.

Audio description

Highlights include the Welcome to Country, 9pm family fireworks, Harbour of Light Parade and midnight fireworks display.

Broadcast details will be announced closer to the date.

The audio description for 2015 Sydney New Year’s Eve is available.

Harbour of Light Parade 

Sydney Harbour will host a series of illuminated vessels on New Year’s Eve and you can purchase a ticket to board. Accessible vessels will be announced closer to the date.

Transport Info lists information about accessible public wharves.

Accommodation and transport

Zero200 offers accessible taxis. Call 02 8332 0200.

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.