New Year in Australia

New Year in Australia is best visited for the extensive light and fireworks that are on display at every corner. Australians have a very unique way to celebrate New Year and that is by going on to the numerous beaches, organizing picnics and beach parties, camping and having icy beverages after all it is summer here around New Year!

New Year in Australia is observed by celebrating on both the days, the New Year Eve on 31st December and New Year Day on 1st January. A major part of the celebrations take place on the 31st when the entire country is converted to fairyland with colorful lights and heavenly decorations.

The two central places, which are flocked by tourists craving to take a glimpse of the New Year in Australia, are Sydney and Melbourne.

Sydney is considered to be the second largest in terms of New Year celebrations after Rio De Janerio. Many Cruises and tourist packages are designed for the tourists visiting Australia, keeping in mind this festival. The entire stretch covering the Sydney Harbour is decorated and is readied to welcome the people who come to witness the light and fireworks at midnight. People start pouring in hours in advance so as to catch the best view. Over 80,000 fireworks are set off the Sydney Harbour Bridge and indeed it is a treat to watch.

Sydney is considered to be the second largest in terms of New Year celebrations after Rio De Janerio. Many Cruises and tourist packages are designed for the tourists visiting Australia, keeping in mind this festival. The entire stretch covering the Sydney Harbour is decorated and is readied to welcome the people who come to witness the light and fireworks at midnight. People start pouring in hours in advance so as to catch the best view. Over 80,000 fireworks are set off the Sydney Harbour Bridge and indeed it is a treat to watch.

Another way of celebrating here in Melbourne is by partying hard. The entire family is out attending parties and bashes which they consider ideal in welcoming the New Year. Also watching the Chinese Australian community celebrate their unique customs is an ideal way to celebrate New Year in Australia.

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