Vivid Sydney 2023: 4-star Harbour Stay + Dinner Cruise + Touring

Over-60s getaway with Opera House tour, Bondi visit and more!
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    4 days, 3 nights
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    4 days
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    4 June 2023
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    7 June 2023
  • C​elebrate the Festival of light & sound
  • F​un filled over 60's Getaway
  • Visit Sydney Opera House

This getaway includes a mix of ready-made hosted activities and free time to explore Sydney at your own leisure.

Join like-minded over-60s to celebrate Sydney’s largest festival of light and creativity!

O​nce you settle in to your comfortable 4-star Darling Harbour accommodation, the holiday kicks off with a grand four-course dinner cruise aboard the Captain Cook: a premium Vivid Sydney dining experience that embodies everything that makes the city so special.  Enjoy quality Australian food and live entertainment in a premium yet relaxed setting. 

Spend the following day exploring Sydney city and surrounds on an air-conditioned coach. Your day includes a tour of the famous Opera House, followed by a trip to Bondi Beach and the eastern suburbs.

The final full day is at your leisure. We highly recommend a visit to the 2023 Archibald Prize art exhibition at the National Art Gallery, which also offers some great dining options.


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Vivid Dinner Cruise


  • 3 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at ParkRoyal Darling Harbour
  • Starlight Vivid Dinner Cruise - includes 4 course a la carte dinner
  • Guided Sydney Opera House Tour
  • Coach tour of Sydney city and Eastern suburbs with tour guide
  • 2 course farewell dinner with 1 glass of wine at ParkRoyal Darling Harbour
Your fare excludes:
  • Return airfare to Sydney
  • T​ransfers to/from Airport
  • Itinerary


    Please note the following itinerary is subject to change without notice.

    Sunday 04 June 2023  

    Own arrangements to the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

    This evening (approx 6pm) meet your local host in the hotel foyer for a short walk to Kings Street Wharf.

    Your VIVID Dinner Cruise will depart at 7pm, tonight. This premium Vivid Sydney dining experience embodies everything that makes this city so special. Quality Australian food, live entertainment, a premium, yet relaxed setting. All set against the spectacular backdrop of Harbour Vivid Lights. An outstanding Vivid Dinner Cruise with expansive windows throughout the vessel offering superb views no matter where you are seated.

    At the end of the cruise, make your own way back to your hotel.

    Monday 05 June 2023

    This morning after breakfast at your hotel join your host in the hotel lobby ready for a day of sightseeing.

    Sights include: 

    • Sydney Opera House guided tour
    • The Rocks and Observatory Hill – time off the coach to explore.
    • Botanic Gardens and Mrs Macquarie’s Chair – time here for a short walk
    • Travel through Kings Cross, Vaucluse & Rose Bay on your way to the famous Bondi Beach
    • Lunch in Bondi (own expense) with some free time to explore the area.
    • Afternoon return to Sydney CBD accommodation, returning via Woollahra, Paddington & Centennial Park.

    This evening is free to explore, The ParkRoyal Darling Harbour is conveniently positioned close to many cafes and restaurants in Darling Harbour and China Town.

    The VIVID light installation takes place all around the city, you may wish to take a closer look and explore further.

    Tuesday 06 June 2023

    Today after breakfast at your hotel is yours to explore Sydney at your own pace.

    Sydney offers something for everyone, with many places of interest all within a short distance from your hotel. 

    Take advantage of the Sydney light rail network, this makes getting around the city area easy. Your closest light rail stop is located 170 metres walk from the hotel.

    While in Sydney, you may wish to see the 2023 Archibald Prize art exhibition at the National Art Gallery (6May-3Sep) the gallery also offers some great dining options.

    Ready to shop?  We highly recommend heading towards Pitt Street Mall.  The recently refurbished David Jones is well worth a visit.

    This evening, join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner at your hotel.

    Wednesday 07 June 2023 – farewell

    Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and bid your new found friends farewell. We hope you enjoyed your time exploring Sydney with us.

    Dates and Prices


    Travel Dates – one departure only - 04 – 07 June 2023  

    • T​win Share from $1,099 per person
    • S​olo Traveller from $1,650

    Call us today on 1300 414 198 to secure your place.


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    Superior Room, PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

    Located on the city side of Darling Harbour, the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour offers premium accommodation.  With 340 contemporary hotel rooms, gym, complimentary Wi-Fi and a choice of dining options. 

    Shopping precincts, the International Convention Centre, Town Hall Station, the CBD, Barangaroo, renowned dining districts and other iconic attractions are all within an easy walk of the hotel.

    Rooms are contemporary with ensuite bathroom that offers both shower and bathtub. 




    Willing to share: One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers, so that you they can avoid paying the single supplement. Subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share.

    Tour Fitness - To participate in this tour, we recommend that you are able to:

    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes.
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs without stopping.
    • Stand for 30 minutes without needing to sit down.
    • Walk over uneven ground
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided.



    Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

    Minimum of 10 passengers required for tour to proceed.

    Non-Refundable deposit of $350 per person is required within 7 days of booking.

    Final payment due no later than 60 days prior to travel (5 APRIL 2023).

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