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Aerial view of Sydney Harbour at night during Vivid Sydney

See Sydney in a whole new light

Sydney is one of the greatest cities in the world. Its sparkling harbour, iconic buildings, award-winning restaurants, world-class events and uniquely vibrant culture make it a must-see destination and during Vivid Sydney, it’s sparkle gets a whole lot brighter. 

Now in it’s 10th year, Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas transforms the harbor city into a uniquely colorful and creative canvas. For 23 days, from 25 May to 16 June 2018, be awakened by amazing light art installations and music across the city, a spectacular that’s not to be missed.

With daily departures from the US to Sydney, including non-stop services from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas/Fort Worth and one-stop from New York (JFK), it’s easier than ever to fly than Sydney with Qantas. The Best of Sydney starts the moment you step on board your Qantas flight.

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Where to Find the Best Vivid Vantage Points in Town?

Vivid is the avid Instagrammer’s dream festival – the harbour, the Opera House, the lights, oh my! 

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Sydney Sydney

Sydney

Sydney, NSW

Whether you're visiting for a few days or a few weeks, explore the cafes, suburbs and harbour that make Sydney unforgettable.

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Port Macquarie Coastline, Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie

Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour

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Your flight with Qantas

Your Australian vacation begins the moment you step onboard your Qantas flight. We've drawn on 97 years of flying to design extraordinary, award-winning travel experiences. On your Qantas A380 or B747 flights from the US to Australia, experience the comfort and exceptional service of:
  • Fully-flat Skybeds in Business, a dedicated Premium Economy cabin or ergonomically designed seats in International Economy
  • On-demand inflight entertainment with something for everyone
  • Delicious meals complemented by a range of beverage options throughout your flight.
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Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney and Regional NSW

Be wowed by Vivid Sydney & Beyond. Embrace Australia's cosmopolitan flair in Sydney, taste award-winning wines throughout Hunter Valley, and explore ancient forests and caves among the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains.

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Vivid Sydney

8 Days Vivid Sydney

Sydney’s multi award-winning festival of light, music and ideas presents another innovative and awe-inspiring creative program over 23 days and nights in 2018. This event will run from May 25 through June 16.

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Important information

* Prices in USD. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or days. Price stated is for the least expensive itinerary. Total price for other itineraries may be higher due to higher taxes. Restrictions on baggage and additional baggage fees may apply. Prices may change at any time and are not guaranteed until payment is made. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use “Flexible with dates” to find the best airfare. Before booking any fare, please check the rules for that fare for applicable travel dates and for restrictions and any applicable fees, including, but not limited to, service fees and fees on refundability, date changes, and no-shows.It is the passenger's responsiblity to ensure all visa requirements are complied with.

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