Lights, Camera, Action

Vivid Sydney 2018

See Sydney light up this Vivid

Experience Sydney like never before at Vivid. From 24 May – 15 June 2019, Vivid Sydney brings the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere to life with a series of events and festivals. With talks, concerts and innovative installations, it’s lights, camera, action in the harbour city.

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Flights to Sydney


After the bright lights of Vivid, head in any direction to enjoy brilliant Sydney views from the city to the coast.

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Vivid’s best vantage points

Vivid is an Instagrammer’s dream festival. To give your ’gram the edge, step away from the masses and capture it all from another angle at our top Vivid vantage points.

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The best hotel rooms to see the Vivid lights

Get more from your Vivid experience by choosing one of these hotels, renowned for their brilliant Vivid views.

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Our top Sydney Harbour experiences

Enjoy the Vivid lights by night and then by day, explore the harbour like a local with our favourite experiences. 

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From Bondi Beach to the Blue Mountains, immerse yourself in the picture-perfect scenery that Sydney is famous for. 

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The Sydney Dessert Museum pop-up is here

Add some eye-popping ice cream photos to your Instagram feed with this sweet dessert pop-up that’s open until 20 May.

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Sydney’s Bondi to Coogee walk is a photographer’s dream

You’d be hard-pressed to find an activity more quintessentially Sydney than the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk.

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See Sydney from above

Here are five ways to you can elevate your experience and see Sydney from a whole new angle.

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Whether you sail on the harbour, hike along the coast, enjoy a helicopter ride over the city or indulge in a leisurely lunch by the beach, it’s easy to fill your days with unforgettable experiences unique to Sydney.

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Outdoor bliss in the Blue Mountains

Venture west from Sydney to discover a natural wonderland of sublime waterfalls, creeks, caves and quaint towns.

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Discover the best of Manly

Hop on a ferry from Circular Quay to explore Sydney’s much-loved beachside suburb. There’s so much more than sand and surf. 

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10 must-see scenic spots just outside of Sydney

Add some adventure to your Vivid trip and explore the spectacular Sydney surrounds. 

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