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New Year's Eve Around the World

By Viator, November 2013

Ring in the New Year in style! New Year's is the perfect opportunity to experience some of the best that Viator has to offer.

Head to New York City to get the VIP treatment! The most in-the-know New Yorkers make their way into the New Year with a spectacular view of Lower Manhattan's fireworks from a boat. On the Viator VIP: Exclusive NYC New Year's Eve Luxury Dinner Cruise, you get a chance to see the skyline from a private yacht and toast to 2013 in high style, with dinner, dancing, and the best view of New York City. With plenty of other opportunities to celebrate in the city that never sleeps, any reveler can find the perfect party for their New Year.

New Year’s Eve in Sydney is always a spectacle to remember. Unlike some other holidays which can be overlooked, avoided, or under-appreciated, the Australians consistently ring-in the New Year with verve. Part of this is due to January ushering-in the annual Sydney Festival, in which the city comes alive with parties and celebrations on seemingly every corner-block. Most of these parties revolve, in some way or another, around the annual firework extravaganza and parade of lights held each year down in the beautiful Sydney Harbour. Whether with a fancy dinner or scenic harbor cruise, Sydney is sure to be a festive place to greet the new year.

Paris is the ultimate locale to ring in the new year, so plan early if you will be in the City of Lights! While there are plenty of opportunities to watch the New Year's fireworks and illuminations around the Eiffel Tower, some of the best celebrations are at Paris' famous cabarets - Le Lido, Moulin Rouge, and Paradis Latin. With champagne, a special New Year's menu, and iconic entertainment, you are guaranteed to enjoy New Year's in Paris.

London never fails to impress at the close of the year. Fireworks over Westminster and Big Ben's countdown to midnight would make any local want to party the night away. For those who simply want to see the spectacular London skyline while ringing in 2013, a cruise down the Thames may be in order.

No matter where or how you celebrate, enjoy the fruits of 2013! And whether you are in Melbourne, Hawaii, Whistler, Vienna, or beyond, Happy New Year from Viator!

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Sightseeing, Snorkeling and Dancing Catamaran Cruise from Cancun

4.5 star rating: Recommended 77 Reviews

Set sail from Cancun on a triple-decker catamaran for a day full of snorkeling, sightseeing, salsa dancing and shopping! Snorkel on Meco's reef and explore ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.99

Melbourne New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Melbourne aboard a dinner cruise on the Yarra River. Your cruise features fantastic food, marvelous views of Melbourne's New Year's ...  Read more

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $212.05

Viator Exclusive: New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise with Lobster Dinner

Celebrate New Year's Eve like a VIP with an unforgettable New York City dinner and fireworks cruise. On this Viator Exclusive, get up-close views of the Statue ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 4.5 hours

From USD $275.00

New Year's Eve Seine River Cruise with 4-Course Dinner, Wine and Entertainment

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Celebrate the New Year on Paris' stunning Seine River with this 2-hour dinner cruise, followed by up to two more hours of drinking and dancing while moored ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $233.65

New Year's Eve in Reykjavik: Bonfire Tour and Fireworks Display

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Join in with Reykjavik’s extravagant New Year’s Eve celebrations on a nighttime bonfire tour and fireworks display. The event is a big deal in the Icelandic ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.08

Paris New Year's Eve Illuminations and Dinner Tour

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 13 Reviews

For a New Year's Eve to remember, celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Paris! Raise your glass on the stroke of midnight after a New Year's Eve ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: Varies

From USD $340.97

Bateaux Parisiens New Year's Eve Seine River Cruise with 7-Course Gourmet Dinner and Live Music

3 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

Welcome the New Year in style and dance the night away on this Seine River boat cruise in Paris. Enjoy live music, dine on an elegant 7-course dinner with wine ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $435.99

Budapest New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise with Live Music and Dancing

Make New Year’s Eve truly magical with this celebratory gala dinner cruise along the Danube River in Budapest. Board your boat in the early evening and admire ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $221.35

New Year’s Day Danube Symphony Cimbalon Concert with Optional Danube River Dinner Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Day in true Hungarian musical style at a concert by the Danube Symphony Orchestra featuring the Hungarian cimbalom. Head into the ornate ...  Read more

Location: Budapest, Hungary

  • Concert: approx 70 minutes
  • Dinner cruise: approx 1.5 hours

From USD $31.53

New Year's Eve Snowcat Excursion with Mountaintop Fondue Dinner

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 6,000 feet (1,829 meters) above Whistler Village! Trek up snow-covered Blackcomb Mountain in a comfortable and warm 17-19 passenger ...  Read more

Location: Whistler, Canada
Duration: Varies

From USD $147.92

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