NYE Aqua Sydney Fireworks Cruise
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NYE Aqua Sydney Fireworks Cruise

Group Discount
King Street Wharf 4 (South)

Cruise Inclusions

  • All-inclusive New Year’s Eve cruise package
  • 6+ hour Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks cruise
  • Special NYE menu
  • Beverages for the duration of the cruise 
  • DJ and dancing

Cruise Menu

Please note: Limited vegetarian items available 
No dietary menus are available on this cruise
Selection of cured meats, gourmet cheese & artisan sour dough please see below:
Marinated olives w lemon peel, extra virgin olive oil, fresh rosemary & coriander seeds
Pickled heirloom vegetables, baby carrots, ox heart tomatoes, finger cucumbers
Selection of Australian cheeses w apple jelly, fresh figs, candied fruits, roasted maple cashews & poppy seed lavoush
Summer fruits– garden berries, black berries, macerated watermelons, seedless muscatels 
Wagyu bresola marble score 9 plus 
Jamon prosciutto 24 months aged 
Black olive & suckling pig mortadella 
Inferno chili salami 
Artisan sourdough, brick loaf sourdough, light rye sourdough 
Seafood display 
Selection of Sydney rock oysters Agassi w Yarra valley caviar & champagne vinaigrette 
Grilled king U6 prawns butterflied and grilled w scallop rose butter &Avurga caviar 
Selection of handmade sushi rolls w yellow fin tuna & salmon belly 
Sashimi selection w fresh wasabi, light soy sauce & pickled ginger 
Maple smoked BBQ baby octopus w confit chili, garlic & preserved lemon aioli 
Tempura whiting fillets w baby caper tartar & fresh lemon 
Beetroot cured salmon grave-lax w horseradish creamed potato puree & caviar w edible flowers 
Sizzling prawns hot pot w confit garlic & chili, burnt butter & sea salt 
Herb crusted lamb cutlets w sauce chimmichurri & fresh lemon 
Artisan handmade quiches, gourmet filling w pulled meats & buffalo mozzarella 
Salt & pepper calamari w preserved lemon aioli & sea salt  
Chicken satay skewers, w roasted peanuts & toasted coconut 
Premium eye fillet beef skewers w smoked BBQ rub, sea salt & grilled on maple wood 
Lamb Shoulder pot pies w creamed potato puree, minted peas & veal jus 
Wagyu sliders brisket sliders on brioche sliders w baby cos, truss tomatoes, jacks cheddar & sauce misapitchu
Southern fried chicken sliders on charcoal brioche buns w piripiri sauce, baby cos & preserved lemon aioli  
Baked butternut pumpkin w maple granola, marinated feta, fresh mint & lemon oregano vinaigrette 
Sweet corn handmade Miss Chu spring rolls w sauce Nam Jim & fresh chili dipping sauce 
Selection of handmadesignature desserts 
Gelato bar serving a selection of gelatos and sorbets

Cruise Beverages

Sparkling Wines  (Maclaren Vale SA)
Angove Sparkling Brut
Wines (Maclaren Vale SA)
Angove Sauvignon Blanc Semillion
Angove Shiraz Cabernet
Angove Rose
James Boag's (Tasmania)
Toohey’s Extra Dry (NSW)
Hahn Super Dry (NSW)
James Boag's Light (Low Alcohol) (Tasmania)
Corona (Mexico)
Peroni (Italian)
Assorted Softdrinks and Juices
Spirits are not included to comply with Responsible Service of Alcohol.  Available for purchase at the bar.

Cruise Highlights & Points of Interest

  • Witness the world-famous Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks at midnight and bonus Family fireworks at 9pm
  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve onboard AQUA (Pontoon) Sydney’s original Glassboat 
  • Spectacular views of the fireworks from the roof deck or the dining saloon with wraparound windows
  • Enjoy a substantial special NYE menu to suit the party environment
  • All beverages are included for the duration of the cruise
  • Great party atmosphere with DJ and dancing

Cruise Additional Information


This cruise is 100% non-refundable once booked.  

We strongly recommend that you review all product details of the cruise, in terms of the vessel, inclusions, and all other aspects of the cruise to ensure you book this cruise well informed. 

Please pay special attention to the menu and beverage list and ensure you are satisfied with the inclusions prior to making the bookings.As this cruise is expected to host approx. 300 passengers, we do not offer any other alternatives for menu items or any other inclusions to meetany of your dietary requirements. Any dietary requirement that is requested after the booking is confirmed will be politely refused. 

No guest below 15 years of age is permitted on this cruise. Do not purchase an adult ticket for a child under 15 years old as they will be refused entry. Infants and children below 15 years are strictly prohibited on this cruise.  This is due to the extended duration of the cruise, the busy wharves we depart from and the style of the New Year’s Eve party format where alcohol is consumed

If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of the service during the cruise, please contact the Cruise Director onboard so that we can try and ensure your cruise experience is satisfactory. 


Please exchange your E-Ticket for a Boarding Pass on the day of the cruise. Passengers can collect boarding pass from Flagship ticket office, opposite King Street Wharf 5, from 12pm on the day (NYE, 31 December 2019). Boarding passes are not issued in advance.  Identification must be presented upon request to collect boarding pass and at boarding gangway.


We adhere strictly to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines.

Beverage service for the duration of the cruise right from boarding (selection of beer, wine & soft drinks), beverage service will stop 15 minutes prior to end of cruise.

All guests must be over the age of 18 years in order to have alcoholic beverages under NSW regulations 
Strictly no BYO food or beverages.


Over the last 17 years, our guests have always enjoyed prime views of the fireworks display from the exclusion zone assigned for cruise boats by NSW Roads and Maritime. Your Captain will make every effort to position the vessel for optimum viewing of the fireworks display with utmost importance to safety at all times. The exact location of the vessel cannot be guaranteed due to the heavy traffic and congestion on the harbour and weather (wind) conditions.


Since 1999, the annual Sydney fireworks display has been organised by the City of Sydney with no disruption. By purchasing this ticket, you acknowledge that if the fireworks are cancelled for any unforeseen reason, there will be no partial or full refund offered by Australian Cruise Group. 

Australian Cruise Group is the exclusive ticketing agent for AQUA (Pontoon)NYE Cruise. The cruise is operated by AQUA (Pontoon)Group, owners of the vessel.

Website Terms & Conditions

  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.
  • Individual bookings (less than 6 guests): Requires a full payment at the time of the booking. These bookings are 100% non-refundable.
  • Group bookings (6 guests or more): The guest has a choice to pay a 20% deposit to confirm the booking, if the cruise date is more than 14 days in advance. The customer must confirm the final number of guests 7 days prior to the cruise date and are required a full and final payment. Credit will be issued for any reduction in final passenger numbers up to 7 days prior to the cruise date.
  • Change cruise date (transfer your booking): Any request to transfer a booking to another date must be made 72 hours prior to the cruise date. Such transfer of bookings are subject to availability of seats at the same price for the new cruise date. If the price is higher for the new cruise date, you will be required to pay the difference in addition to the minimum transfer fee.
  • Transfer fee: There is a $20 per person minimum transfer fee will apply. New Year’s Eve cruise tickets cannot be transferred to a different date.
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants (excluding Clearview boats), we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All cruise fares are quoted in Australian Dollars and include Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to substitute vessels without notice (including any vessels of a third party), deviate from a vessels advertised route, change any menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare. We will endeavour to provide a similar quality vessel, route, menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare (as the case may be) in these circumstances. In such circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or to refund any fares or portions of fares, nor will we be liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.
  • Requests from our guests for dietary requirements (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus on board our cruises will be politely declined, as our kitchen team prepares the meals in our onboard kitchens. As we cater for large number of guests in a relatively small meal time, it is not practical for us to accommodate to such requests within the given time frame. All of our cruises have at least on vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus. Buffet menus also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (halal, nuts, gluten, diary, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision.
    decision. In exceptional circumstances, with our prior written consent you (or one of your guests) may bring your own meal.
  • Our cruises operate on busy waterways and are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on such waterways including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible in tort, contract or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of injury or death sustained by you or any other passenger, howsoever arising and whether or not arising as a result of our negligence or failure to render due care and skill. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk. If however any guarantees, terms, conditions or warranties are implied into this agreement by any law of the Commonwealth or New South Wales, the exclusion of which would contravene that law or cause part or all of this clause to be void, then to the extent permissible by law:

    (a) We exclude all other guarantees, terms, conditions and warranties; and
    (b) Our liability for breach of such guarantee, term, condition or warranty is limited to the supply of the relevant cruise again or the cost of re-supplying the cruise.
  • We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising and whether or not our liability arises in tort, contract or otherwise.
  • Some of the tours, products and cruises we operate may be considered dangerous and you should be aware of the risks involved before participating, which may include injury or death. Where the tours, products and cruises include activities that could be considered dangerous, you assume all of the inherent risks which are applicable to those activities. Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude you from participating in activities and you are responsible for confirming your ability to participate. You must use caution when participating in activities and inform us of any medical or other conditions.
  • It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day. If you fail to comply with either of these conditions, we will be forever discharged from all claims, suits, actions and/or proceedings relating to or arising out of or in any way connected with the cruise and we will be discharged from all liability whatsoever, including any liability for negligence.
  • We may contract or arrange for third parties to provide the whole or part of the cruise and any related services to you. You must not bring any claims or actions against such third parties. If you bring such a claim or action in breach of this agreement, you agree to indemnify us and the person against whom the claim or action is made against the consequences of that claim or action. You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.
  • You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.
  • This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of New South Wales.
  • If any of these provisions are unenforceable, this shall not affect the enforceability of any other part of the provision or any other provision. In the event of inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. No waiver or variation of this agreement will have binding effect unless such waiver or agreement is in writing and signed by us.
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NYE Aqua Sydney Fireworks Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 with a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display from AQUA (Pontoon), Sydney’s original glass boat. 

This 6-hour NYE cruise is inclusive of a substantial canapé menu, seafood display and selection of cured meats, cheeses and desserts. With roving canapés and food stations with drinks doing the rounds, you are free to enjoy the party atmosphere and dance the night away to the music provided by our house DJ. 

Your beverage package will include sparkling wine, white wine, red wine, a selection of beers and soft drinks.

The vessel will be located in a pre-designated area by NSW Maritime during fireworks. Guests bringing in the New Year aboard AQUA (Pontoon) Sydney NYE Fireworks Cruise, will enjoy unparalleled views of the Sydney Harbour fireworks display in an experience you will remember forever. Starship Aqua also has confirmed participation in the Harbour of Light Parade.

Please note, this cruise is only available to adults 15 years and over.

As NYE is the biggest event in Sydney, we always recommend that guests plan their travel in advance and arrive early for boarding. Please note that the vessel does not wait for any late running passengers. 

Please exchange your E-Ticket for a Boarding Pass on the day of the cruise. Passengers can collect boarding pass from Australian Cruise Group office, opposite King Street Wharf 5, from 12pm on the day (NYE, 31 December 2019). Boarding passes are not issued in advance. 

There is no reserved seating or table service on this cruise. 
Casual and informal seating are available on both decks.

There will be seating for approx. 80% of the guests at any given time to provide you enough space for dancing. We appreciate if you do not block seats and extend courtesy to fellow passengers whilst you are not occupying the seat.

  • 5:45pm onwards                
Please form an orderly queue towards the south of the ramp of King Street Wharf 4.
  • 6:30pm                
Boarding commences | Please present the boarding pass at check in at the top of the ramp as well as at the gangway to the vessel. 
  • 7:15pm                
AQUA (Pontoon)New Year's Eve Cruise departs (Vessel will not wait for any late running groups or passengers in a group).
  • 9:00pm                
Family fireworks display.
  • 12:00am              
World famous NYE Fireworks display on Harbour Bridge and surrounds.
  • 12:45am              
Bar closes as the boat returns to the wharf.
  • 1:00am (approximate time only)                 
Vessel returns to wharf.

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