• Vivid Light Festival, Sydney
  • 4-9 June 2017
  • 6 days/5 nights

Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor ‘gallery’ of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world’s most important creative industry forums and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.

The multi-award-winning winter festival of light, music and ideas returns to illuminate Sydney with exciting new precincts to explore, mesmerising new light art to inspire and plenty of entertainment for everyone. This spectacular festival has grown into the largest of its kind in the world. In 2017, Vivid will be bigger and better than ever, offering an expanded program of multi-genre music, more stimulating ideas from global thinkers and creators, plus dazzling light art across the city. Join in the fun and experience it for yourself!!

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Day 1 – Sunday 4 June 2017

Northern Rivers to Forster LD

This morning after our home pick-ups we’ll travel southwards on the Pacific Highway to our overnight destination of Forster. We’ll of course stop for a cuppa and a delicious picnic lunch along the way. On arrival in Forster we’ll have a bit of time for a look around or a rest and freshen up before dinner at our motel.

ACC: Island Palms Motel p: 6554 5555

Day 2 – Monday 5 June

Forster-Sydney BLD

Today we continue our journey south, stopping for a lunch at Lake Munmorah.

On arrival in the big smoke we’ll visit Hyde Park Barracks, one of the most significant convict sites in the world. A crossroads for tens of thousands of people, it played a central role in the world’s largest and longest-running system of convict transportation. Following this we’ll book into our water view rooms at our hotel at Darling Harbour.

Dinner tonight will be at our accommodation.

ACC: Ibis Darling Harbour (3 nights)

Day 3 – Tuesday 6 June

Sydney Sights BLD

After a scrumptious breakfast, our driver will take you on his own unique guided tour of the city. Following this we’ll travel along the magnificent Northern Beaches to Palm Beach, famously known as the set for Home and Away.

Then to the highlight of our tour, as we board our Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise for a sumptuous buffet dinner while taking in the amazing shoreside light projections from the water.

Day 4 – Wednesday 7 June

Sydney Sights BLD

Come cruising on the Hawkesbury Mail Boat, the famous Riverboat Postman, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the lower Hawkesbury River as the mail and other essentials (the odd bottle of whiskey or rum…) is delivered to the river-access-only settlements upriver from Brooklyn.

Enjoy morning tea with real coffee and their famous ANZAC biscuits home-made daily to Grandma’s recipe! Then a delicious ploughman-style lunch on board.

We continue our Sydney sight-seeing by taking a step back in time with a Rocks Walking Tour; there is no better way to get up close and personal with the living history and heritage of Sydney than on foot with Sydney’s foremost team of guides at The Rocks Walking Tours!

Day 5 – Thursday 8 June

Sydney-Armidale BLD

We depart Sydney this morning for the first leg of the journey home, stopping for lunch at Scone, then travelling to Armidale along the New England Highway.

ACC: Country Comfort Armidale

Day – 6 Friday 9 June

Armidale-Northern Rivers BL

A short drive around Armidale will be first on the itinerary this morning then we’ll wend our way home with a morning tea break at Glen Innes and travel along the Gwydir Highway to Grafton for lunch. And after a delightful six days away, it’s only a short hop for the final leg to home.

Vivid Light Festival Sydney


  • 4-9 June 2017


  • 6 days/5 nights


  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • 5 nights motel accommodation
  • All attractions mentioned
  • All meals


  • $1,595.00 per person twin share
  • $495.00 extra per person for sole use of room

Payment Terms

  • A deposit of $300 per person is required within 7 days of booking.
  • Final payment due 23 April 2017.

If booking as a single, single supplement will be charged. Please read Terms and Conditions. Click the Book Now tab to book.

Online bookings coming soon, but in the meantime, download the booking form or call 02 6621 5416.

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