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Area (sq km): 7,686,850
Population: 20,434,176
Nationality: Australian
Local Name: Australia
Language: English
Time Zone: +8 - +10 GMT
Currency: 1 dollar =
100 cents
Rate: www.xe.com
Capital: Canberra
Dialling Code: +61
Electricity: 230V/50Hz
Internet Code: .au
Religion: Catholic,
Anglican,
Other Christian
Climate: Arid,
Temperate,
Tropical
Government: Federal Parliamentary Democracy
Inoculations: None
Driving: Left
Int'l License: Not required
Banking: M-F 9.30-17.00
Major Airports: Adelaide(ADL),
Brisbane(BNE),
Canberra(CBR),
Darwin(DRW),
Melbourne(MEL),
Perth(PER),
Sydney(SYD)

Sydney New Years Eve accommodation

The New Years Eve Capital of the world is Sydney, Australia! New Years Eve in Sydney is watched worldwide. The Sydney New Years events entertain millions throughout the day. The most anticipated spectacle is the Sydney New Years Eve fireworks that you can experience first-hand when you rent Sydney accommodation. The venue is Sydney Harbour and the experience is priceless!

Sydney New Years Eve fireworks
Sydney New Years Eve fireworks

There are many things the avid traveller aims to do once in their lifetime. Celebrating New Years Eve in Sydney is definitely one of those spectacular things. New Years Eve in Sydney is televised across the nation and in many places across the globe. It is known as the biggest and best welcome to the New Year in the world.

The events making up the fabulous New Years celebrations include much food, family fun, hourly countdowns, amazing fireworks, aerial spectacles and great music. The revellers particularly delight in the festivities following the Midnight Fireworks. Search for Sydney accommodation today with VillasPeople.com and tomorrow find yourself front row in Sydney Harbour.

Sydney New Years Events

Make sure to make it to the harbour from your Sydney accommodation early as the big day begins at 1pm. On the hour the Sydney Harbour canon is fired from Fort Dennison. From then on each hour on the hour, another canon is fired counting down the time until midnight. Throughout the day are aerial spectacles such as military fly-overs.

At 9pm as the sun is setting the Family Fireworks explode overhead and so begins the colourful, bright and magical Sydney New Years events. Soon following is the Harbour of Light Parade. This amazing show has illuminated yachts and festooned vessels sailing the parade route between Cockatoo Island and Clarke Island. The parade is dazzling set against the dark harbour waters.

Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks

At midnight the countdown ends and the entire city “oohs” and “aahs” at the fireworks displays. The Sydney New Years Eve fireworks are a display of pyrotechnic genius. Over 30,000 effects are lit from six barges, the Harbour Bridge and eight buildings. Amazingly all are synchronised in a dazzling and brilliant show.

After the world famous Midnight Fireworks finish, the city hosts a massive party until the sun rises on the New Year. Australia accommodation will enable you to partake in the world’s best New Years party in elegance and style.

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