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Sydney Pearl Vivid Dinner Cruise: 3-Hr: $55 or on 24 Sep - Child $32, Adult $39; 1.5-Hr: Child $30, Adult $35

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Customers can embark on a cruise that blasts 80’s hits as The Sydney Pearl sails past Sydney’s iconic landmarks, transformed by Vivid lights

About This Deal

The Deal

Vivid Festival dinner cruise with a DJ:

  • $55 for a Vivid Festival cruise for a child on 17 and 18 September, 1,2, 8 and 9 October**
  • $55 for a Vivid Festival cruise for an adult on 17 and 18 September, 1,2, 8 and 9 October**
  • $32 for a Vivid Festival cruise for a child on 19 and 24 September, and 3 October**
  • $39 for a Vivid Festival cruise for an adult on 19 and 24 September, and 3 October**
  • $30 for a Vivid Festival cruise for a child on 23 September and 7 October**
  • $35 for a Vivid Festival cruise for an adult on 23 September and 7 October**

Types of cruises:

  • 23 September and 7 October cruises are 90-minute cocktail party style Thursday cruises
  • 19 and 3 October cruises are 135-minute cocktail party style Sunday cruises
  • All remaining cruises are 180-minute cruises with seated dining


  • Watch in awe as Sydney is transformed into a city of colour and light during Vivid Festival
  • Enjoy prime position from a 20-meter long, three-level catamaran
  • A DJ will play popular 80’s hits
  • Sate appetites with a buffet dinner
  • Fully licensed bar available
  • Soak up the wonder of Vivid’s large-scale light installations and projections from the harbour

Buffet Menu of the 90- and 135-Minute Cruise

  • Southern chicken fingers, golden-crumbed
  • Potato wedges sour cream & sweet chilli sauce
  • Sweet potato chips & dipping sauce
  • Sausage rolls & party pies
  • Spring rolls
  • Samosas
  • Spicy meatballs
  • Savoury spinach & ricotta pastries

Buffet Menu of the 180-Minute Cruise

  • Tender beef & vegetable casserole with vegetable rice medley
  • Penne boscaiola with cream and mushrooms
  • Tuscan Portuguese chicken
  • Baby greens and colourful julienne vegetables
  • Selection of cold meat platters, ham, turkey, salami, olives
  • Selection of salads
  • Creamy German-style potato salad
  • Garden salad with Italian balsamic dressing
  • Bean salad with olive oil & drizzled balsamic
  • Greek salad with fetta, oil & vinegar dressing
  • Crusty bread rolls
  • Dessert
  • Chocolate cake
  • Tea and coffee

  • Buffet-style dining should not be interpreted as an all-you-can-eat buffet service
  • Menu Items subject to slight seasonal change

Departure Dates

To book, select your desired cruise date(s) and time(s) (if applicable) at the time of purchase and present your Groupon voucher on arrival. Please check the How to Redeem section of this deal for full redemption instructions.

  • Friday, 17 September
  • Saturday 18 September
  • Sunday 19 September
  • Thursday 23 September
  • Friday 24 September
  • Friday 1 October
  • Saturday 2 October
  • Sunday 3 October
  • Thursday 7 October
  • Friday 8 October
  • Saturday 9 October

Departure Times

  • Thursday: 6 p.m., 90-minute cruise
  • Friday: 7 p.m., 180-minute cruise
  • Saturday: 8 p.m., 180-minute cruise
  • Sunday: 5.45 p.m., 135-minute cruise

  • See fine print for full departure details

  • Cruise times include boarding time and disembarkment
  • Please arrive 20 mins before departure time

Fine Print

Cruise and Departure Details:
Boat Name: Valid for Sydney Pearl only
Set Cruise Dates: 17 September-9 October 2021
Pick-up and drop-off location: King Street Wharf (Wharf number to be confirmed via email 1 week prior to cruise date)

Cancellation and Changes:
7-day cooling-off refund period does not apply to this deal. No refunds for change of mind
Valid for date and time selected at time of purchase only - strictly no change permitted so please select carefully

Weather / Unforeseen Events Policy:
• Subject to weather conditions; route may vary depending on weather and water traffic
• In cases of inclement weather: please be advised that all cruises will go ahead, unless the merchant has advised otherwise
• In the event your selected cruise cannot go ahead you will be notified in advance and the merchant will endeavour to secure you a suitable alternative booking
• Full refunds will be provided for cruises cancelled by the merchant should no suitable alternative booking be found

Fine Print:
• Dates cannot be changed after purchase
• Pickup locations subject to change and will be confirmed closer to the event date. Please check your PDF voucher closer to your booking date for exact departure location
• Allow for extra travel time to the boat as there may be congestion due to the festival
• Please note, if you miss the boat you will not be given an alternative slot
• Cruise times include boarding time and disembarkment
• Child ticket eligible for those 0 - 12 years of age
• No prams allowed on board but will be stowed away securely
• No special dietary requirements can be catered for on this cruise
• Additional food and beverage purchases are payable directly to the merchant on the day
Standard fine print for all deals

Redemption Instructions:
• No further booking required
• Present printed or smartphone voucher on arrival
• Download free Groupon app for Android and iOS

About Sydney Pearl Cruises

Sydney Pearl Cruises offers passengers 360-degree views of the harbour, along with a professional DJ sound system, dining area, dance floor and ​onboard chef. The company runs themed cruises such as an ABBA Tribute Cruise, as well as Strictly 80s, Rock ‘n’ Retro, and Elvis Tribute. The boat can also be booked for celebrations such as birthdays, Christmas parties, and hen nights.