New Year’s Fireworks in Sydney

Source: Travel Q & A, The New York Times

December 4, 2007, 12:48 pm
Q
We will be spending the New Year’s holiday in Sydney, Australia at the end of this year, staying in the Rocks area, but do not wish to go to a formal restaurant to enjoy the wonderful fireworks show in the Harbor. Where can we see them outdoors, close to the water either in a restaurant or on a dock that will not be too costly? Thanks for your help.
Arlene Reitman,
New York City

A
You will probably want to avoid the restaurants along the harbor in Sydney altogether. Ariel Foxman, who wrote “36 Hours in Sydney” (Nov. 12, 2006), told me in an email that those places are expensive “and I would suspect they will be even pricier come New Year’s Eve.”

Sydney Harbor at the New Year.
(Mike Tsikas/European Pressphoto Agency)

   
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