Vivid Sydney is one of the world’s biggest light, music and art festivals held every year in Sydney, Australia during its winter (from late May to mid-June). During the event, the city’s iconic attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park and The Rocks come alive with spectacular light installations from 18:00 to 23:00.
Why is this a must-do?
Vivid Sydney has drawn tourists from all over the world because of the amazing outdoor projections around Sydney’s major landmarks. Travelers of all ages can enjoy the illuminations of the city and the harbor. There are also concerts featuring local and international musical acts at the Sydney Opera House plus special museum exhibits and visiting speakers to exchange ideas and creativity. Below are some of the ways your clients can take in the spectacle:
1) Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Enjoy the thrill of seeing Vivid Sydney from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Book the Vivid Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb with Dance Floor Summit and marvel at the colorful city skyline and celebrate your ascent on an illuminated dance floor at the summit. Children above 1.2 meters in height can participate in this activity. Climbers receive a group photo, BridgeClimb cap and Pylon Lookout pass.
Roam around Sydney on a Vivid Sydney Light Festival Small Group Walking Tour and see as the city is transformed into a massive light and art installation. Admire iconic landmarks covered in neon lights and illuminated sculptures while discovering the city’s colorful past and hidden gems with a local guide. This small group tour (only a maximum of 12 participants) will explore Circular Quay and The Rocks.
3) Go on a Sydney Harbour Cruise
The advantage of a harbour cruise is that clients can view the lights on a commanding vantage point without having to deal with crowds.
Witness Vivid Sydney from a Sydney Harbour cruise! See awe-inspiring 3D-mapped projections, interactive outdoor displays and colored LED lights illuminating the city. Family groups can get 50% off for 2 children per 2 adults. The cruise may also be booked with a whale watching experience during the Vivid period.
Board a luxury glass boat, enjoy a cocktail-style standing buffet dinner and watch as Sydney transforms into the world’s largest outdoor art gallery of avant-garde light installations for Vivid Sydney 2019! The 2-hour cruise features a spacious 360° viewing deck.
Experience Vivid Sydney aboard an authentic tall ship with delicious dinner freshly served on board. Watch as the city’s iconic landmarks are covered in neon lights with special state-of-the-art LED lights from exclusive spots within the harbor.
Other Things To Do in Sydney
While your clients are in town for the Vivid Sydney Festival, there are several activities visitors can do in and around the city as well. Below are some of the top rated and most popular Sydney Day Trips you can recommend.
- Hunter Valley – Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley in New South Wales is an easy day trip from Sydney. Renowned throughout the world for its premier vineyards and wineries, a visit to this region is a must for food and wine enthusiasts.
- Blue Mountains – An hour away from Sydney, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains offers a nature retreat with lush forests, towering canyons and walking trails. Encompassing a million hectares, the Blue Mountains offer jaw-dropping landscapes of verdant plateaus that are best experienced with outdoor and wilderness activities.
Vivid Sydney is a hugely popular event that showcases the best of Sydney through large-scale outdoor light displays, live music performances and special exhibits. The festival is attractive for travelers of all ages and groups, so take advantage and offer your clients these unique experiences on VELTRA.com!