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NYE Goat Island

Sydney Harbour National Park

Overview

SOLD OUT. Ring in the new year on family-friendly Goat Island, between the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Balmain. You'll enjoy uninterrupted views of the Sydney fireworks from this outstanding vantage point.

When
Sunday 31 December 2017. Ferries leave at 6.30pm and 7.15pm.
Where
Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Price

SOLD OUT. Adult (16 years and over) $201.66 per person. Children (5–15 years) $135.39 per person. Children under 5 years free. Ticket price includes booking and transaction fees and ferry transfers.

Meeting point
Meet with your ticket at Barangaroo Ferry Wharf at least 30 minutes before your ferry departs.
What to
bring
Sunscreen, hat, suitable clothing, raincoat, sturdy shoes
Please note
  • There are limits to what you can bring to Goat Island, because of the ferry's restricted carrying capacity. You can bring hand luggage that you can carry on your lap on the trip to the island.
  • For general questions about this event, phone 13000 PARKS (1300  072 757).
  • Capacity: 780 people

Bring the family along to Goat Island to welcome in 2018. Relax and enjoy a picnic dinner while you count down to midnight. Once the fireworks kick off, you'll have front row views of the spectacular display.

It's a good idea to bring your own food and drinks, including responsible amounts of alcohol. You might also want to bring a torch and a radio, so you can settle in and listen to the NYE broadcast.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • in Sydney Harbour National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Sydney Harbour National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    Bradleys Head carpark: $8 per vehicle per day. North Head carpark: $5 per vehicle per day. There are pay and display machines that accept cards and coins - no change given. Chowder Bay Road parking: Monday-Friday: $3 per hour, to a maximum of $16 per day. Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: $4 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day. If you hold an NPWS All Parks or Multi Parks Pass, you can park free for up to four hours per day - additional time can be purchased. Car parks operated by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust or Mosman Council are not covered by your pass. Please check signs carefully.

    Other fees:

    Landing fee or tour fee applies to visit Sydney Harbour Islands. Fort Denison can only be visited on a tour. To visit Shark, Clark or Rodd islands Island, all vessels, including kayaks, need to pay a $7 per person landing fee. To arrange, please contact 13000 PARKS (13000 72757).

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New Year's Eve fireworks, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: Edwina Pickles