Australia Day Harbour Parade

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Australia Day Harbour Parade


26 January 2020
12:45 PM - 02:00 PM


Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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It’s time to rock the boat as vessels of all shapes and sizes go on a wild parade.

This ain’t no plain sailing as private, charter and working vessels alike show off their Australia Day finest, each vying to be Australia Day’s best-dressed boat.

Key vantage points

Position yourself anywhere you can see the water at:

  • Bradfield Park
  • Blues Point
  • Hickson Road Reserve
  • Overseas Passenger Terminal
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Mrs Macquaries Chair.

Register for the Harbour Parade


Plan your trip

With road closures in place, the best way to get around is by public transport. Visit for more details and the most up-to-date information. For real-time info on transport services and disruptions follow @TrainsInfo@SydneyMetro@BusesInfo and @FerriesInfo.

Some buses, ferries and light rail services will be affected by road closures and events. Find out more about services affected.

Stay safe

Be sun-smart, eat well, drink plenty of water and make sure you wear appropriate clothing for summer weather conditions.

BYO-alcohol and glass restrictions apply to some Australia Day event sites. If you do drink, do it responsibly and look after yourself, your mates and your environment.

Remember, Australia Day is for everyone. Ensure you are respectful of other people at all times.

Return and earn

Don’t be a tosser! It it’s not in the bin, it’s on you. Take your eligible bottles and cans to a NSW Return and Earn collection point.

Bring your water bottles to refill at the water stations around Circular Quay.

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