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Vivid Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9931 1111
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9931 1111
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

As this was my first Vivid experience, it was mesmerising. We booked in advance to take advantage, travelling from Queensland. The lights were amazing, and travelling through the different areas, the rocks, opera house, darling harbour and botanic gardens was wonderful. According to previous reviews...More

Thank Bellablu2013
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

First time I've ever been to Vivid as I've only just moved to Sydney. Pretty impressed by it for my first time! Went on three separate occasions to make sure I saw it all. Went during the week when it was quieter which was better...More

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Plenty of people on the Sunday night but on the long weekend Monday easy to get around. All the events easy to get to. Caught a ferry from Darling Harbour and that really gave us a great view both under the Harbour Bridge and Circular...More

Thank LenSydneyAustralia
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Went on a Monday night so the crowds are less and the weather at night was clear and calm. Had a great evening walk looking at all the lights. Was a bit disappointed at the Opera house display as you could not tell what it...More

Thank James C
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I love Sydney and generally I love Vivid (it has previously been amazing) but not 2017. It's not half the event it used to be. It's like they have taken the budget and stretched it way too far. The lights around the Botanic Gardens and...More

2  Thank MrsWaterhouse
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We booked 6 months in advance at the Intercontinental Hotel, near circular key to get a room high up to get a great view of the opera house and the bridge and we got it. Really lovely hotel and would recommend. Superb views and waking...More

1  Thank ToddyChristchurch
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Vivid this year was a disappointment. The lighting only seemed 2 dimensional, with the Circular Quay Customs house not illuminated this year? Both the Opera House and Museum of Contemporary arts were colourful, but were nothing special. There was no 3D feeling at all, only...More

3  Thank Alan W
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We loved being in Sydney when this event occurred. The whole city was excited to see it in multiple locations. The lighting was set to music and it was quite spectacular.

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Had afternoon tea at Circular Quay and then had a stroll around The Rocks until Vivid started. Lovely atmosphere by the harbour.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Vivid was an unexpected but welcome attraction. We stayed in Darling Harbour with an excellent view of the Harbour and light show each night and a night of fireworks. We hopped on the ferry in the evening after dinner and travelled around to Circular Quay...More

Thank Tim O
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Jenni W
May 24, 2017|
Response from BGBGBGG | Reviewed this property |
I know you're asking about a cruise... And please excuse me if I'm overstepping my mark... However... I'd recommend going in on a weekday and walking around. It's way less busy. I've heard positive and negative about... More