Frequently Asked Questions


E-Tickets will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the event. Confirmation of your purchase will follow after your purchase. Please keep this for your proof of purchase.

Box Office Collection are permissible pre-event by presenting to the Box Office with valid photo ID and the purchasing credit card.

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Luna Park Sydney is a licenced venue for Harbour Party 2018 and identification is required. Acceptable forms of identification are:

• CURRENT Australian Photo Driver’s License

• CURRENT Passport

• Service NSW Proof of Age Card

Identification MUST BE presented in its physical form at Entry. Overseas issued Driver’s Licenses,   Photos and photocopies of ID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

See ‘General Questions’ section below for further details.


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To BUY tickets for Luna Park Sydney’s’ Harbour Party NYE 2018 event CLICK HERE.

Luna Park Sydney is committed to the safe practice of ticket purchasing activity. Please ensure you “Buy Safe, Buy Right”, and purchase ONLY from Big Top, Luna Park Sydney as the authorised channel of sale this is the only agency whom can provide Harbour Party Ticketing Support. CLICK HERE to find out more.

Luna Park Sydney discourages ticket purchases beyond the Big Top, Luna Park Sydney legitimate and intended channel for sale. Third party websites can include; Gumtree, VIAGOGO, Ticketmaster Resale, eBay, Facebook amongst others. For more on this, CLICK HERE for information on ‘Ticket Re-Selling’ from New South Wales Fair Trading.


Print at Home e-Tickets

These tickets be emailed to you within 24 hours of the event.

If you have not received your ticket on the DAY OF THE EVENT make contact with us at or 02 9033 7600.

Why? A delivery delay is used to prevent tickets from being accessed until we can confirm everyone has adhered to the event ticket limit and didn't use unfair ticket technology to buy in bulk. In other words, we want to make sure no one has ordered more than their fair share of tickets and the process is fair.

Box Office Collection

If you selected Box Office Collect at the time of purchase you are able to collect these tickets pre-event as well as on the day.

I require mobility access - what do I do?

If you require mobility access or assistance please give the Box Office a buzz on 02 9033 7600 during hours of operation. We will be able to coordinate for your needs to ensure for the best enjoyment at Harbour Party 2018!

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4. I’m thinking of coming with a large group of people. Do you offer group discounts?
There are no group discounts to Harbour Party NYE 2018 however you can purchase up to 8 General Admission tickets or 6 VIP tickets at once.

5. Can someone else pick my tickets up from the Box Office for me?
Venue collect tickets can only be collected by the credit card holder upon presentation of the credit card used, in conjunction with valid ID. You must have the credit card used to make the sale and valid matching ID in order to pick up your tickets.

6. I’ve lost my ticket(s)/my tickets were not delivered – what do I do?
Credit Card holders who have lost their ticket(s) please send an email to
In the email, let us know what went wrong and include details such as the full name of the person who purchased the tickets, the confirmation number, which tickets were purchased and a contact number.
A small ticket reprint fee may apply to Big Top, Luna Park Sydney customers (i.e. the credit card holder) – conditions apply.

I’m an Annual Pass holder. Does that let me in or can I get a discount?
Harbour Party is an 18+ special event; Annual Pass-holders will need to purchase a ticket to attend the event should they wish to come.

The tickets I bought and printed have my name on them. Can other people use them if I give them my tickets?
If you are unable to attend Harbour Party 2018, you are able to give your ticket to someone else to use.

Your website says it’s SOLD OUT, but I found some tickets on another website. Are those tickets valid?
The following websites are official vendors of Harbour Party 2018 – and
The Luna Park Box Office cannot guarantee the authenticity of tickets purchased from third party vendors. We strongly discourage the purchase of tickets from scalpers and third party websites.

What is the difference between the Palais, Deck and Sonar VIP tickets?
All 3 ticket types include decadent canapés, a carvery, quality beverages until 1.45am, access to the Harbour boardwalk and VIP areas* but each ticket gives you access to only one of three exclusive levels.

The Palais venue is the cherry on top and offers a private venue space located above The Deck restaurant. The Deck is Luna Park’s award-winning restaurant and bar located on the harbour boardwalk and Sonar is an exclusive cocktail party space located below The Deck restaurant.

*subject to venue capacity

I live overseas- how can I get my tickets delivered to me?
We recommend e-tickets for you to print at home or show on your mobile device, alternatively you can collect from our box office on the night. Please note that print at home tickets will not be available until 24 hours prior to the event. Tickets purchased after this time will need to be collected from our box office on the night. Tickets can also be purchased in advance from the box office

1.      What kind of food and drinks are available?
A variety of food including vegetarian options plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available across the park at a number of food and drink outlets.

2.      Can I drink on the boardwalk?
This is an alcohol-free zone.

3.      Can I bring my own food or drinks?
Personal food and drink are not permitted at this event.

4.      Are there Vegan / Vegetarian / Gluten free options available?
We endeavour to cater for everyone, our food outlets will provide a variety of dishes for all dietary types.
If you plan on purchasing a VIP ticket with canapes included we can offer vegan and gluten free options.

Please email to organise this after your ticket purchase is made, specifying they type of VIP ticket purchased.

1. What public transport is available on the night?
Harbour Party 2018 will be accessible via buses and ferries until a certain
time, trains generally run all night. For more information regarding public
transport on
New Year’s Eve please head to the following webpage

2. Can I park at your Car Park?
The Car Park will not be accessible due to road closures around Milsons Point.
Public transport is the best option for travel on New Year’s Eve.

1.      What should I wear to Harbour Party? Am I allowed to wear thongs? Does The Deck, Palais or Sonar have a dress code?
There is no strict dress code for Harbour Party. It is recommended that comfortable clothing be worn. Enclosed shoes are required for some of the rides.
While there is no dress code for the VIP areas, patrons traditionally tend to dress smart casual.

2.      Who can attend Harbour Party?
Harbour Party can be attended by anyone over 18 and is popular across all age groups. Children are not permitted.

3.      Can I leave Luna Park Sydney and re-enter during the night?
There are no pass outs for this event.

4.      What kind of ID will I need to present to get into the event?
Luna Park Sydney is a licenced venue. All patrons are required to present an acceptable form of identification, including:

• CURRENT Australian Photo Driver’s License
• CURRENT Passport
• Service NSW Proof of Age Card

Identification MUST BE presented in its physical form at Entry.
Overseas issued Driver’s Licenses, photos and photocopies of ID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. In adherence to Responsible Service of Alcohol and North Sydney licencing no other forms of identification will be accepted. Therefore, international drivers licences, RSA cards, student cards, birth certificates are not an acceptable form of identification.

5.      Can I walk onto the boardwalk to take photos?
The Boardwalk area is accessible in different areas dependent on the type of ticket possessed.
Ticket holders can take photos on The Boardwalk provided they have the correct ticket to access this area. No alcoholic beverages can be taken onto the boardwalk with you.

6.      Can I smoke while I’m in the Park?
Smoking is permitted in designated outdoor areas only.

7.      Do you cater for guests with physical of other disabilities?
Harbour Party subscribes to the NSW Companion Card Scheme on General Admission tickets only. Please call the Box Office for details regarding this program and access into the venue.
Many of the rides generate strong physical forces or have particular safety requirements which limit their use by people with certain disabilities. Please read the Guide to Ride Access for further information in relations to specific disabilities.

8.      What time does Harbour Party finish?
Approximately 3am. Amusement Park rides cease operation around 1am (subject to change). The Palais, Deck and Sonar venues will also close at 2am.

9.      Can I take photos / film the artists playing on the night?
Photos can be taken for personal use. Professional photography (including the use of tripods) will not be permitted on the night.

10.  Can I bring in a tripod/other types of large photo equipment?
Large professional photographic equipment will need to be cloaked for the duration of the event. It’s best to leave this at home.

11.  Can I bring in large objects, such as backpacks, chairs, suitcases or eskies?
No, all items larger than 42cm height, 30cm length and 30cm width must be cloaked. Any item considered dangerous will not be permitted.

12.  Are there cloaking facilities?
All VIP ticket-holders are entitled to free cloaking, General Admission ticket-holders are welcome to cloak near the Luna Park face for $3.

13.  Are there ATMs?
We do have Tap & Go located at all outlets, and there are ATMs throughout the Park. Please note that the ATMs and Tap & Go may not work with some international debit and credit cards. If unsure, we would recommend bringing cash with you.

14.  Will the New Year’s Eve fireworks go ahead if the weather is bad?
Fireworks are presented by City of Sydney. In the event that the fireworks are cancelled, Luna Park Sydney will not be held responsible or provide compensation.