Watching Sydney's NYE Fireworks from Mrs Macquaries Point

Watching Sydney's NYE Fireworks from Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney, Australia (B)

With millions and millions of dollars going into Sydney’s spectacular NYE firework show each year, it’s an event that can’t be missed if you’re in the city. I’ve never seen anything as incredible as this fireworks display! But the biggest dilemma is – where should you watch it from? I’m going to share my thoughts on where I watched the show (Mrs Macquaries Point), and what advice I’d offer someone trying to plan their night of festivities.

As I mentioned, I watched the fireworks from Mrs Macquaries Point. Technically, this is one of the best viewpoints for the Sydney Harbour bridge. BUT, there are ton of trees that obstruct your full view of the fireworks (hence, the less than stellar photos above).

With that being said, though, Mrs Macquaries Point is completely free to enter! So, I can’t complain too much. They do cap the amount of people at 16,000…which, it appeared they hit that mark around 2 p.m. this year. So, I would advise getting in line to enter the point by AT LEAST 12:30 p.m. (Be prepared for a long day! Haha.) However, I don’t think it’s worth camping out overnight for, because once the show starts, people will push and shove their way into the best spots – regardless of how long you’ve been waiting. (You just need to make sure you’re inside before they reach capacity.) ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Watching Sydney's NYE Fireworks from Mrs Macquaries Point
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lindsey Puls
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