Anyone looking for a special way to ring in the new year this time around may wish to book flights to Sydney before the annual plans of the festivities are unveiled.
“Activity focuses around a glittering Darling Harbour and the majestic Harbour Bridge, the backdrop for some of the most breathtaking fireworks you’ll ever see,” the website enthuses.
Traditionally, the night begins with a small fireworks display and a parade involving 50 boats at 21:00 local time.
Then, the midnight fireworks begin at midnight and last for a spectacular 12 minutes, one for every month of the New Year.
Sydney’s lord mayor Clover Moore is expected to unveil the plan for 2008-09 in the coming days, but has hinted on the city’s website that it will be a spectacular celebration shared, as usual, by millions.