Access and Inclusion - Getting to and around Vivid

Access and Inclusion - Getting to and around Vivid

Drop Off Zones

Guests displaying a valid mobility parking permit may be granted access to closer accessible drop off and pick up zones at Vivid Sydney.

  1. Security gatehouse at Sydney Opera House at the end of Macquarie Street (available Monday to Friday nights)
  2. Hickson Road at Pier One, Dawes Point* (available all nights)
  3. Zollner Circuit, Darling Harbour (available all nights)

*Limited parking spots may be available on a first come, first served basis at the below location. Minibuses are not permitted to park at this location.

Pre-booked Accessible Parking for Minibuses

Vivid Sydney offers limited accessible minibus parking bays available for disability services, community and aged care groups who plan to attend Vivid Sydney 2019 from 6:00pm on Monday to Thursday nights, (excluding long weekend Monday) from 24 May - 15 June 2019. Please email the access and inclusion team to express your interest in this service as it must be booked in advance, vivid.access@dnsw.com.au.

Minibuses will require a booking to gain access to the below locations:

  1. Hickson Road Reserve, Dawes Point
  2. Drop at Sydney Opera House Security Gatehouse with parking at Loftus Street*

Please complete the Expression of Interest form online to secure your pre-booked minibus parking or access booking.

If your vehicle is not a minibus, please still register your interest and based on availability, we will try to accommodate your request.

Alternatively, please contact vivid.access@dnsw.com.au if you have any questions or require assistance completing the form.

Accessible Taxi Ranks

Taxi Rank Location Operating Dates
Macquarie St between Albert St and the Sydney Opera House (existing) Open every night during Vivid Sydney
(except May 25, June 8 and June 9)
Macquarie St northbound between Bridge Street and Shakespeare Place May 25
June 8
June 9
Harrington Street between Grosvenor Street and Essex Street - eastern side Friday to Sunday nights
Bridge St eastbound between Pitt St & Loftus St – northern side Fridays
26 May
2 June
10 June
Loftus St northbound between Bent St and Bridge St – western side 1 June
15 June

Zero200 offers accessible taxis. Bookings are essential.

Group Travel

There are substantial road closures in the CBD during Vivid Sydney, however, drop off/pick up zones, and accessible parking for minibuses from disability services, community and aged care groups are available on Monday to Thursday nights only (with the exception of Monday, June 10).

Sydney Opera House Free Shuttle

Sydney Opera House operates a free shuttle bus. This only operates Mondays to Thursdays during Vivid Sydney. For more information visit the Sydney Opera House website.

More Transport Information

Transport Info features trip planners with maps and journey details, including which wharves are accessible.

My Sydney CBD provides information on current road closures and mobility car park spaces.