Access and Inclusion - Light

Access and Inclusion - Light

Access light

Over 23 nights between 24 May to 15 June, Vivid Light illuminates Sydney and precincts with mesmerising colour. 'Lights on' is from 6:00pm to 11:00pm nightly.

There are several accessible options to make sure your Vivid Sydney Light Walk experience is as memorable and enjoyable as possible.


Accessible viewing areas

Enjoy Vivid Sydney from a managed, accessible viewing area. These areas offer a less obstructed view and are a great place to just chill out from the crowd.

Sydney Opera House
Provides a managed area with seating on the western boardwalk that is open from 6pm each evening (location is close to the Portobello Caffe).

Hickson Road Reserve, Dawes Point
Provides a managed, viewing area of the Sydney Opera House and other Harbourside lighting attractions. Open from 6pm each evening

Darling Harbour
Provides a managed, viewing area on the Western Promenade of Cockle Bay. Open from 6pm each evening.

Audio description

For a rich experience listen to audio descriptions of featured Light Walk installations and projections.

Text to talk

Listen to a description of each of the Light Walk installation on the Vivid Sydney website. Use your screen reader or smartphone device with accessibility options.

Interactive Guest Experiences

The Vivid Sydney Light Walk interactive guest experience allows small groups or individuals who cannot venture too far along the Light Walk to participate in Vivid Sydney more fully by taking a tour via a Samsung Galaxy Tab A and with the support of trained volunteers. This service will be available Monday to Thursday at Hickson Road Reserve, and the Sydney Opera House accessible viewing area.

access tablets

How to get to Vivid Light

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,

Accessibility map

Our accessibility map will be released here shortly.

Tumbalong Lights

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps the world’s occupiers and investors be what’s next. At Cushman & Wakefield we champion diversity and inclusion in our workplace, our thinking and our culture. We are delighted to be the Access & Inclusion Partner for Vivid Sydney for the third year in a row.

At Cushman & Wakefield inclusion permeates right through our organisation, from our leadership to our culture, client engagement and supply chain. Our business platform of 1,700 people and 6 million sqm of property under management, combined with our unique and inclusive culture, qualifies us to advise owners and investors of property how to extract the most value from their real estate.

Tumbalong Lights, an inclusive play space, will be featured on the footprint of Vivid Sydney for the second time in 2019. This is a place where all children can play, participate and belong no matter what their level of ability. We are delighted to play a small part in helping break the barriers of social exclusion by making Vivid Sydney 2019 a more inclusive event.