These vantage points have proven to be popular throughout the years, and will fill up earlier in the day. Planning is essential for a hassle-free evening. Check out the latest information on public transport and road closures.
While you’re out, party a little longer! Stay out well past your bedtime to miss the post-midnight rush on public transport.
The 1.30am lockout doesn’t apply on New Year’s Eve. However, you still won’t be served alcohol after 3am. Also, you won’t be able to buy takeaway alcohol after 10pm.
Free vantage points
Get a postcard-worthy view of both Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge from this leafy spot.
Hands down the most popular vantage point for #SydNYE. Get in early if you’re dead-set on a spot because it will be one of the first to fill.
Ticketed vantage points
The site offers sweeping views of the city skyline and harbour. Taronga Zoo’s celebration is always one to remember.
Nab yourself a spot that looks out to both Sydney Harbour Bridge and Anzac Bridge. This one is close to The Star for easy transport via light rail.
Be transported to a Caribbean party on New Year’s Eve. Soak up the tropical island vibe with beats by LUEN, supported by Sydney’s Recess DJ. Gourmet nosh will be provided by Sydney eateries, Butter and Thievery.