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New Year's Eve 2021

Celebrate New Year's Eve with some of Sydney's most iconic views at Sydney's Royal Botanic Garden.

Revel in the magic of New Year's Eve in the heart of Sydney. Bring together your family and friends and choose from five spectacular events, each offering a unique experience set on the shores of Sydney Harbour. Don't miss out on this fabulous night out, tickets will sell fast!

Every ticket purchased supports the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust's science, horticulture and conservation work.

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Offering unequalled breath-taking views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Point is the ultimate New Year's Eve summer party.

From this spectacular ground level, harbour front location, guests will enjoy unsurpassed views of the 9:00pm and midnight fireworks. Enjoy an entrée hamper on arrival, followed by a selection of sweet and savoury delights.

The Point features live entertainment for you to dance the night away, so gather your best group of friends or loved ones, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to welcome 2022 in style! 

Exclusive 18+ only event. 

$385 per ticket + booking fee

Included in your ticket:

- Exclusive access to premium waterside views at Fleet Steps
- Delicious food options, including entree, main and dessert 
- Live DJ and musicians
- Licensed bars to purchase beverages
- Eclectic mix of seating options

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Featuring fantastic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, this is a great hassle free fun night out. 

Set on the Tarpeian Lawn of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Bridgeview overlooks the beautiful Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge and offers fantastic views of the 9:00pm and midnight fireworks.

This relaxed harbour front location is full of excitement with pop up bars offering a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, entertainment and a gourmet picnic hamper all included in your entry ticket. Get a large group of friends together or the family and enjoy a hassle free new year's eve in this outdoor beautiful space.

Please note: Some parts of this site may have restricted viewing due to tree canopies.

Family friendly, all ages event. 

$260 per ticket + booking fee

Included in your ticket:
- Exclusive access to Tarpeian Lawn
- Delicious picnic hamper, including a bottle of water, entrée, dinner, dessert, snacks and a scrumptious late-night supper
- Live entertainment
- Licensed bar to purchase beverages

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Soak in the fun with family and friends at the ultimate picnic spot.

Relax on the the lush grass of Bennelong Lawn and enjoy this beautiful picnic location on New Year’s Eve. Nestled between the Sydney Opera House and Government House, this location offers spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the centrepiece of the New Year's Eve midnight fireworks.

Grab your closest group of friends or bring the whole family, lay out a picnic rug and enjoy a delicious hamper filled with gourmet treats included in your ticket. 

Please note: Some parts of this site may have restricted viewing due to tree canopies.

Relaxed all ages event. 

$250 per ticket + booking fee

Included in your ticket:
- Exclusive access to Bennelong Lawn
- Gourmet hamper including a bottle of water, entree, dinner and dessert 
- Licensed bar for beverage purchases

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Exclusive Foundation & Friends Member picnic

Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens invites you to experience New Year’s Eve at our exclusive open-air, BYO waterfront picnic. Situated on the Mare and Foal Lawn within the stunning Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, this is one of the best vantage points in town!

Not a member? Find out how you can join up today and support the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. 
 

Celebrate New Year’s Event at Harbour View Gold, offering one spectacular view!

Harbour View is located within Mrs Macquarie's Point, a beautiful space that hugs the harbour and the edge of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. This large open space is lined with trees making it the perfect spot for a beautiful summer’s day and evening on the last day of the year.

Harbour View Gold will give you access to a premium vantage point at the most north-easterly part of Farm Cove which looks out over the bustling harbourside vistas including the Harbour Bridge, Fort Denison and the Opera House. This event offers fantastic views of the midnight fireworks. This ticket is first in, best location! With entry from 11am for patrons to pick their prime spots. Combine this with full amenities and a premium wine bar and food on sale from some of Sydney's most famous food trucks. This is a great event to gather the troops and farewell 2021.   

Please note: Some parts of this section may have restricted viewing due to tree canopies.

$150 per ticket + booking fee

Included in your ticket:

- Exclusive access to a premium vantage point at the most north-easterly area on Farm Cove
- Licensed bar for beverage purchases
- Access to food trucks selling savoury and sweet treats

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A perfect option for the whole family.

Celebrate New Year's Eve in this large beautiful space with the whole family.

Harbour View Silver will give you access to Mrs Macquarie's Point, offering views of the midnight and 9pm fireworks. Entry to this ticketed space will open from 1pm for patrons to select their perfect picnic spot. Combine this with full amenities, pop up bars and a range of food trucks. This is a relaxed option for a big get together with family or friends. 

Please note: Some parts of the Silver section may have restricted viewing due to tree canopies.

Ticket options:
- Silver adult $40 (18+yrs)  + booking fee
- Silver child (3-17yrs) $25 + booking fee
* Children under 3 free, no ticket required

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Accessibility

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney supports our guests with accessibility requirements for our NYE events. 

Please visit the Accessible Viewing Area Request Form here
Please visit the Accessible Buggy Transfer Request Form here

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

The health and safety of our guests is vitally important to the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. All of our NYE events will be COVID safe and will be within the Public Health Order guidelines. Any changes to the event will be communicated to ticketholders. Should this event be cancelled due to COVID, full refunds will be available.