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New Year's Eve in Style

Experience New Year's Eve in style at one of the most iconic locations on Earth: Sydney Harbour. Enjoy some of the highlights of Sydney including a climb of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Majestic Blue Mountains. Relax at the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in the pristine Whitsundays. Experience one of the most magical New Year's Eve fireworks displays aboard a luxury cruise on Sydney Harbour.

Trip Type: Cosmopolitan


New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style
New Year's Eve in Style

Day By Day

Day 1 – Arrive in Sydney, BridgeClimb Twilight Climb

Welcome to Australia!

After clearing all arrival checks you will be met by a driver who will take you to your hotel in Sydney.

BridgeClimb Summit - Twilight Climb
BridgeClimb is a three-and-a-half-hour guided journey to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It takes you along the outer arch of the Bridge on catwalks and ladders all the way to the summit, which is 400 feet above Sydney Harbour. In climb groups of up to 14 people, you'll be led by a professional Climb Leader on an adventure of the world's most recognizable bridge. The steady incline to the summit leaves you free to focus your attention on your Sydney experience with opportunities to witness 360-degree views of Sydney, including east to the Sydney Opera House and west to the Blue Mountains and the Harbour city surroundings. When you reach the top, you will have a sense of achievement that you will remember forever - you've conquered an Australian icon recognized by the world!

Starting Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney

Day 2 – Sydney Half Day Tour and Harbour Lunch Safari

Sydney Half Day Tour
ou will travel through the business district and shopping areas, see Darling Harbour and the vibrant China Town and drive along Oxford Street with its trendy terrace houses and boutique fashion shops. See Centennial Park, a 220-hectare urban parkland in Eastern Sydney. Reaching the coastline, see Bronte and Tamarama, then go on to explore the famous Bondi Beach. Spend 30 minutes walking the promenade or enjoying a coffee overlooking the beach.

From here, continue along the coastal drive past Macquarie Lighthouse to the Southern Headland of Sydney Harbour. Visit Watsons Bay before following the harbor foreshore towards Sydney City. You pass some of Australia's most exclusive waterfront suburbs where harbor mansions may be seen. Drive through Vaucluse, Double Bay before reaching the colorful Kings Cross. Head through Woolloomooloo and see the famous Harry's Cafe De Wheels. Visit Sydney's Botanical Gardens and enjoy some spectacular Harbour Bridge and Opera House views. Return to Sydney's CBD via Saint Mary's Cathedral, historic convict buildings, State Parliament House and the historical quarter of the 'Rocks.' Visit Sydney's Observatory Hill for amazing views over Sydney Harbour to the Blue Mountains.

Sydney Harbour Lunch Safari
The ultimate Sydney experience! An afternoon exploring the largest and most beautiful natural harbor in the world with your own captain and luxury sports cruiser. After seeing Sydney’s classic landmarks and millionaire waterside suburbs sit back and explore the serene backwaters and national parks of Middle Harbour, buzzing with wildlife and indigenous history. Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet lunch on board, while bay-hopping and soaking up the scenery or taking a dip.

Starting Accommodation: Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 – Travel to InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Ahead of your flight you will be transferred to Sydney Airport by private vehicle. Upon arrival into Hamilton Island you will be transferred to InterContinental Hayman Island Resort by boat.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Hayman Island is a private island resort in the heart of the Whitsundays. The nearest island to the Great Barrier Reef, Hayman Island is ideal for nature based activities and exceptional guest experiences. Featuring 160 guest rooms, suites, villas and penthouses across three main accommodation wings, Hayman Island provides guests the ultimate in barefoot luxury. Restaurants and bars offer an array of local and international cuisine, while the spa and water-sports facilities complete the island experience. Perfect for families, couples and honeymooners, the resort also provides an idyllic setting for a wide range of celebrations and events. Please note that restaurants are subject to seasonal and rotational openings. Breakfast is included.

Starting Accommodation: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Hayman Island at Leisure

Hayman Island offers a range of activities and excursions for you to do as much, or as little, as you want during your stay. Activities incur a charge, which is to be paid direct to Hayman at time of stay. We recommend pre-booking activities and spa requirements to avoid disappointment, as some options do fill up during peak times.

Starting Accommodation: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 – Hayman Island at Leisure

The Hayman Island Activities Centre has 6 championship-size tennis courts comprising of 5 Artificial Grass and 1 Hardcourt. The tennis facility is adjacent to the golf range and Hayman Fitness Centre which has a wide variety of Technogym Cardio equipment, cable machines, free weights and other holistic equipment. The Activities Center has qualified instructors to provide Yoga, Personal Training and Tennis tuition in either group or individual format.

Starting Accommodation: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – Hayman Island at Leisure

Or, enjoy a relaxing day at Spa Hayman with a comprehensive selection of health and spa programs presented by professional therapists.  Featuring 13 individual treatment rooms, including a romantic couple's room, beachfront ocean view massage pavilions, two separate relaxation lounges, a relaxing hydrotherapy area, Vichy, sauna, steam rooms and change rooms, a spa orientation program, a state-of-the-art hair salon incorporating special occasion make-up and Pevonia Botanica product.

Starting Accommodation: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 – Travel to Sydney

Ahead of your flight you will be transferred to Hamilton Island airport by boat. On arrival into Sydney you will be transferred to your accommodation by private vehicle.

Capella Sydney
The heritage-listed Department of Education building has been reawakened as Capella Sydney, welcoming guests inside for the very first time, setting a global benchmark for luxury accommodation, cuisine and cultural immersion. Balancing storied architectural features with a contemporary design aesthetic, Capella Sydney celebrates the Australian panorama through its interiors, location and experiences. The unparalleled spaces within Capella Sydney showcase curated artwork, sophisticated furnishings and intriguing objet d’art. The guestrooms and suites span eight levels, and are anchored by three ground-level food and beverage offerings.

Starting Accommodation: Capella Sydney
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 – Blue Mountains Tour

A day like no other - you’re off to experience the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, in private. Beyond the big picture, this is a scenic widescreen epic. Marvel at deep canyons, sheer cliff walls, sandstone escarpments and tall waterfalls almost every time you step out. Explore historic villages, enjoy tea and scones in a quaint cafe, see Echo Point, home to The Three Sisters.

You are collected from your city hotel for an enjoyable drive through Sydney’s West into the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. The first look at the spectacular panorama of the Blue Mountains National Park is made from Wentworth Falls. Then, head to the quaint Leura village and stop at BYGONE Beauties for morning tea and scones, and a chance to explore the Teapot Museum. From here, head to Echo Point at Katoomba and the Three Sisters – part of Aboriginal folklore. A stop is made at Scenic World, where you have he opportunity to ride the Scenic Railway (the worlds steepest) to Dinosaur Valley, or experience the epic valley views from the Scenic Cableway (Scenic World is an optional extra to be paid direct on the day). Enjoy lunch and superb views at The Boiler House Restaurant at Medlow Bath, then on to Blackheath and spectacular Govetts Leap lookout. Marvel at deep canyons, sheer cliff walls, sandstone escarpments and tall waterfalls of the Grose Valley. At Mt Tomah, wander through The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden…. OR…. a little further onto Bilpin for Cider tasting.

Starting Accommodation: Capella Sydney
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 – New Year's Eve Luxury Cruise

Tonight, experience one of the most incredible sights in the world, New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour. Celebrate New Year's Eve aboard Australian built motor yacht, John Oxley. Experience what it is like to cruise like a local on one of the most spectacular harbors in the world, with your local, friendly hosts.

A casual stand-up dinner is included. Seafood platters to start, with tiger prawns, Sydney rock or Pacific oysters and Australian salmon sashimi. The main course is a premium barbecue buffet with eye fillet steaks, king prawn skewers, marinated chicken breasts and premium sausages, accompanied by four sides - baby potato salad with truffles, coleslaw, Caeser salad and Waldorf salad, and bread rolls. Come 9pm, the Family Fireworks show begins over the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, lighting up the harbor - it is truly incredible. Beautifully choreographed, the fireworks fire from barges around Sydney Harbour coupled with plenty of special pyrotechnic effects.

After the family fireworks show, continue to enjoy the sights and sounds of Sydney Harbour. The Harbour of Light Parade puts on an exciting visual as a lead up to the world's most famous fireworks' display. With champagne in hand the countdown begins for the Sydney Harbour Firework show at midnight, to welcome the New Year! Return to Sydney is 1:15am (approximately), with drop off at Circular Quay. This truly is a once in a lifetime experience.

Starting Accommodation: Capella Sydney
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 – Sydney at Leisure

Today you are at your leisure to enjoy Sydney.

Starting Accommodation: Capella Sydney
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 – Depart Australia

Ahead of your flight you will be transferred to Sydney Airport by private vehicle. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Australia!

Meals: Breakfast


Package Level: Luxury

Please note all prices listed are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Twin Share
12/20/2024 - 1/2/2025$12,930
Single Traveler
12/20/2024 - 1/2/2025$24,195

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Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Price does not include airfare unless otherwise stated. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms



10 Nights


From $12,930 Per Person


Sydney; Hayman Island; Sydney


  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 2 nights at Four Seasons Sydney
  • BridgeClimb Summit - Twilight Climb
  • Half Day Sydney private tour
  • Sydney Harbour Lunch Safari Cruise
  • 4 nights at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
  • 4 nights at Capella Sydney
  • Blue Mountains private tour
  • New Years Eve Luxury Cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
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