• MV Magic / Vivid Lights Cruise

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    Vivid Lights Cruises offers a unique way to soak up the sights of the annual light and music spectacle. The event showcases captivating light projections and sculptures in various parts of Sydney, including the Opera House, The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Seek creative inspiration over 11 cool nights, while enjoying beverages on board the magic.  Spend 90 minutes sailing Sydney Harbour on a 66ft catamaran and watch the city be transformed with light and colour across 11 nights

    What's Included:-

    Most things seem more beautiful from the water, which is why mermaids are considered attractive until they’re on land and their tiny fuzzy beards become apparent. Enjoy the view with today’s Groupon for Vivid Lights Cruises, Sydney Harbour:

    2020 VIVID cruise packages

    DATES FOR 2020:-
    MAY 2020 -  22nd , 23rd , 24th , 29th, 30th & 31st May 2020
    JUNE 2020 - 5th, 6th,  7th , 12th & 13th June 2020 

    1st Cruise (90 min cruise)
    Includes: Menu, Champagne Cocktail on arrival & Unlimited soft drinks
    Cruise times: 5:45 pm to 7:15pm         

    2nd Cruise (90 min cruise)                 
    Includes: Menu, Champagne Cocktail on arrival & Unlimited soft drinks
    Cruise times: 7:30pm to 9:00pm           

    3rd Cruise (90 min cruise)                 
    Includes: Champagne Cocktail on arrival & Unlimited soft drinks
    Cruise times: 9:15pm to 11:00pm

    Wharf Pick-up // Drop-off as King St wharf, jetty 6

    Ticket Pricing:

    1st and 2nd cruise

    • Adults: $80 p/p
    • Children: $56 p/p


    • Cruise length - 90 min cruise
    • Menu - Standing Buffet menu
    • Adults - Champagne Cocktail on arrival & Unlimited soft drinks for all guests
    • Children - Unlimited soft drinks for all guests

    All other beverages available at our licenced bar via individual purchase

    1st and 2nd cruise MENU

    Canapes on arrival

    • Vegetarian spring rolls- oven baked Vegetarian spring rolls served with sweet chilli sauce (hot)(veg)
    • Mini Bruschetta – Garlic oil rubbed croutons topped with freshly sliced tomato, Spanish onion and handpicked basil leaf’s topped with balsamic glaze

    From the Buffet

    • Oven roasted Chicken breast – thyme infused BBQ Provencale marinated chicken breast served warm with a herb and lemon glaze
    • Italian pasta salad – penne pasta with fresh Spanish onion, ripe cherry tomato’s, pitted black kalamata olives and buffalo mozzarella mixed in a Italian herb dressing
    • Classic Potato Salad – Classic sour cream and chive potato salad topped with crispy streaky bacon bits
    • Fresh garden salad – mixed leaf greens tossed with French dressing with red capsicum, shredded carrot, Spanish onion and tomato wedges
    • Selection of artisan bakery rolls served with individual butter portions

    3rd Cruise

    • Adults   $40 per person
    • Cruise 3 - Includes
    • 90 min sight seeing cruise,
    • Champagne Cocktail on arrival & Unlimited soft drinks for all guests

    All other beverages available at our licenced bar via individual purchase


    The Magic is available for a private Vivid Charter on request.

    If you are a corporate organisation looking to hire the magic for your company personal vivid cruise, then simply contact Magic Cruises to enquire about our private Vivid Cruise options available.

    The Vivid Sydney Harbour Festival is a stunning and picturesque annual light show festival that highlights and magnifies the beauty of the iconic Sydney Harbour, Opera House and Harbour Bridge. What began as an energy efficiency show in 2009 has grown and transformed into a massive outdoor festival with immersive light installations and 3D projections. The uniqueness of the 23 day Vivid festival of light, music and performance has become an annual fixture to the Sydney May-June calendar.

    Experience Vivid Light spectacular on board Magic Cruises.

    The best way to see the vivid lights is on a Sydney Harbour Cruise. Book the Magic for your Vivid Cruise in 2020.

    Be amazed as you watch Vivid’s spectacular centrepiece display. The alluring play of lights and stunning projections that bring the dormant sails of the Sydney Opera House alive, as they are decorated with ever changing coloured lights. View the immersive light show showering illuminated skyscrapers and Sydney’s iconic landmarks from the top deck of the Magic, whilst situated in the middle of the Vivid Sydney harbour spectacle.

    As you relax and enjoy refreshments and canapes, whilst sailing around Vivid Sydney harbour on the luxurious MV Magic Vivid. You will view the dancing flames of Campbell’s Cove display and the brilliant light art performances at Circular Quay. These are just some of the highlights of a Vivid Sydney Harbour cruises experience.

    Vivid Sydney Harbour Cruises provides the ultimate harbour experience during the spectacular Vivid Festival. There is no better position for you to capture the essence of this luminous event that pays a glorious tribute to creativity!

    Vivid Sydney Harbour cruises are especially popular with families and parents with children. Cruises don't have crowds and expensive foods. Also provides an opportunity for children to see the lights with out the hustle and bustle of crowds. Most importantly parents wont need to carry their children for hours walking around the city. Experience Vivid the Magic Harbour way.