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NYE Shark Island Party

Sydney Harbour National Park


SOLD OUT. New Year's Eve on Shark Island is a fabulous way to see in 2019. Dance to the tunes of DJ Lex Deluxe, and be awestruck by the dazzling midnight fireworks.

Monday 31 December 2018. Ferries leave at 6.15pm and 7pm.
Shark Island, Sydney Harbour National Park

Adult (16 years and over) $247.23 per person. Children (5 to 15 years) $175.86 per person. Children under 5 years free. Ticket price includes a booking transaction fee and ferry transfers.

Meeting point
Meet with your ticket in Lyne Park (New South Head Road, Rose Bay), next to Rose Bay ferry wharf, at least 30 minutes before your ferry departs.
What to
Clothes for all weather conditions, raincoat, sunscreen
Please note
  • This is a licensed event with a cash bar.
  • Buy dinner or shared platters on Shark Island.
  • Card facilities will be available at the bar and food outlet.
  • There are limits to what you can bring to Shark 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.
  • There's no BYO alcohol and bag searches will be conducted before you board the ferry.
  • For general questions about this event, phone NSW National Parks on 1300 072 757.
  • Capacity: 780 people
  • Ferries depart Shark Island after the event at 12.30am and 1.15am on Tuesday 1 January 2019.

Soak up the summer island atmosphere on Shark Island, just 1km from the mouth of Rose Bay. Buy a grab-and-go dinner on the island. The menu (7.93MB, pdf) includes a range of New York-style hot dogs, nachos and shared cheese and charcuterie platters. Relax as Sydney's own DJ Recess plays music to warm up the night.

Later on, DJ Lex Deluxe will provide the tunes for the Shark Island dance floor, from house to disco, funk and soul. You'll only stop dancing to take in Sydney's famous midnight fireworks. You'll have one of the most amazing views in Sydney Harbour National Park.

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. 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).

    Buy an annual pass.
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Shark Island party 2018 background artwork. Artwork: OEH