Departure Location: Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon – Jetty 1(between ferry wharf 2 & Opera House)

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30 Minute Jet Boat Slow Sightseeing Vivid Cruise

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  • Top Rated on Trip Advisor
  • Great Value

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Sydney’s lights with our Vivid Cruises on jet boats – where every moment is a masterpiece! Enjoy 30 minutes of a slow cruise around Sydney Harbour and soak in the magic as the kaleidoscope of colours light up the city.



16YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $69

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5-15 YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $49

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2 Adult + 2 Kids (Over 1.2m) Normally $215

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Why choose this tour:

  • Cruise at a leisurely pace, ensuring every dazzling light display is savoured.

  • Enjoy an intimate setting with a limited number of passengers.

  • Enjoy panoramic views of the stunning light installations.

  • Our cruise provides ample time to capture the vibrant colours of each display.

Tour Details


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Retail Price:

Adult:  $ 69.00

Child:  $ 49.00    (over 1.2m & under 15 years)

Family: $ 215.00  (2 adults & 2 kids)

Please note this is a slow sightseeing cruise.


Departs 7 days a week starting at 6:00 pm.

Wharf Departure

Wharf no. 1 / Eastern Pontoon Circular Quay

Located halfway between the Sydney Opera House and the ferry wharf no. 2

Things to Bring

Feel free to bring your own food and drinks!

  • Slow cruise around the harbour
  • Panoramic views
Not Included
  • Food
  • Drinks
Group Bookings

We offer private tailored experiences for large groups looking to have the time of their lives. For personalised packages and more information, reach out to our friendly team via email or by contacting our office. Get ready to create memories that will have your group talking long after the waves settle!

About Your Guides

You will be accompanied by one of our expert skippers to provide an amazing experience and light-hearted commentary and facts about our beautiful Sydney.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 7 days before your scheduled ride. Cancellation notice must be given by email or phone call. Bookings are nonrefundable after this period, however, we can place your booking on hold to be used another day, if sufficient notice is given.

Important Information
  • You must arrive 30 minutes prior to your departure time to ensure that you are checked in and ready to depart at the scheduled time.
  • All passengers travelling must complete an assumption of risk form and if a passenger is under 18 years, the form must be completed by a responsible adult over the age of 18 years on their behalf.



Join us on a journey of illuminated enchantment with our Vivid Cruises on Jet Boats in Sydney Harbour. As the city lights up in a spectacular display of colours and creativity, our leisurely-paced cruises offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of Vivid Sydney. With a limited number of passengers on board, you’ll experience an intimate setting where every moment becomes a masterpiece. Glide through the harbor with unobstructed 360-degree views, capturing the intricate details of each light installation. For photographers and enthusiasts alike, this is a dream come true – a chance to capture the essence of Vivid in all its dazzling brilliance.

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What We provide:

Life jacket test
Spay jacket
Hand Sanitiser
Storage lockers
Sun Screen
Good times

What To Bring:

Warm Jacket
Casual Footwear

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Read What our Guests Love

By Absolute Blast
Great way to see the harbor in a fun and exciting ride, even for locals it is quite memorable. Highly recommend everyone to go try it out, driver was fantastic and crew on wharf were just as fantastic. Do bring a change of clothes though as you are guaranteed to get wet!
By Kattia P
This jet boat ride was so much fun, loved the speed and music on board. Definitely got the adrenaline pumping. Staff were very friendly. As others have mentioned, be prepared with a change of clothes. We got drenched! An unforgettable experience.
By MunawarHM
Hilarious Ride on Thunder Jet Boat at Sydney Harbour. Staff was helpful specially the manager. The Boat operator Darren was operating boat and he was great and skilled. He did excellent job and made the trip memorable for us. Highly recommendable.
By Passport508044
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
By juliedunn5
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
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