In the Sky – Red Berets, Qantas and Hornets

In the Sky – Red Berets, Qantas and Hornets is finished


26 January 2018
11:50am – 2:00pm


The skies over Sydney Harbour
Sydney NSW

The skies across Sydney Harbour will come to life with a flurry of aviation activity.

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Accessible event

$Free access

Look to the clouds to see three Hornet F18s and a Qantas A380 fly over the Harbour Bridge at 1.15pm-1.30pm, culminating in a Red Berets’ parachute display by the Australian Army over Farm Cove.

In the Sky is supported by the Department of Defence and part of the Sydney Harbour program brought to you by P&O Cruises

Photo courtesy of the Royal Australian Airforce and Kelvin Hockey. 

Dos and don'ts

DO NOT BYO. BYO alcohol and glass are not permitted in Bradfield Park in North Sydney, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay, including the Overseas Passenger Terminal and Dawes Point.

DO check out the health and safety tips

Public transport

Plan ahead and leave the car at home. The best way to get around on Australia Day is by public transport using an Opal Card.

If travelling by train, please allow some extra travel time. 

Visit for details on train, bus, light rail and ferry services. 

Road closures

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place for Australia Day.

For real-time information about road closures and traffic conditions:

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