Boxing Day Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera HouseBoxing DayBoxing Day in Sydney marks massive activity on Sydney Harbour as the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race gets underway.  After a busy Christmas Day for most yacht crews finalising last minute things and watching the weather forecasts. With the dawn of the 26th December the start is here.

Sydney is also alive with massive retail sales in the opening of the Boxing Day sales. A tradition in Sydney where post Christmas rush to sell end of year and left over stock before people head off on holidays.

Get out and about and work off some of the Christmas pudding and take in some of the start of the yacht race or even do a little shopping, there is only five days left in the year!

Boxing Day Sydney 2024 Ideas for Things to Do

Sydney the day after Christmas is a buzz with shoppers looking for the best in the traditional Boxing Day Sales. Those families need sustenance and many of Sydney's best restaurants and hotels and other will be open to makes that Boxing Day experience all that much better.

  • Boxing Day at Eastbank


    Sydney | 02 9241 6722

    Boxing Day Dining

    This Boxing Day take a break from the sales and enjoy a meal at Eastbank. You'll be treated to a fabulous menu full of Italian inspired cuisine including pizzas and pastas. Plus fantastic views of Sydney Harbour.

    Enjoy a magnificent meal with a view.

  • Boxing Day at Searock Grill

    Searock Grill

    Sydney | 02 9252 0777

    Boxing Day Lunch

    Enjoy a day out by the Harbour this Boxing Day and treat yourself to lunch at Searock Grill. You'll love the menu full of locally sourced and sustainable seafood. Plus premium grass-fed Australian steak and more.

    Relax with a day out by Sydney Harbour

  • Boxing Day at Guylian Cafe

    Guylian Café

    Circular Quay | 02 8274 7900

    Boxing Day Refreshment

    Refresh this Boxing Day at Guylian Café in Circular Quay. Take in the views of Sydney Harbour as you relax with a 100% arabica blend coffee or world famous hot chocolate. Plus decadent desserts, cakes and pastries.

    The Finest Coffee and Chocolate

  • Boxing Day at Lavana Sydney

    Lavana - Walsh Bay

    Dawes Point | 02 9251 0127

    Boxing Day Lunch & Dinner

    After a day out watching the Sydney to Hobart Yachts leave enjoy a meal at Lavana. Treat yourself to the fantastic offerings on the menu. Fantastic location by Sydney Harbour for a relaxing Boxing Day Lunch or Dinner.

    Open for Lunch & Dinner Bookings

  • Boxing Day at Saisons


    Barangaroo | 02 9262 3586

    Boxing Day Dining

    After enjoying the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race why not treat yourself to the delicious French tastes at Saisons. Spoil yourself with a magnifique Breakfast or Lunch near the Harbour and then follow it up by catching some of the Boxing Day Sales.

    Open for Breakfast & Lunch

We have also organised a summary of further ideas for Boxing Day in Sydney. So if you are looking to get out and about this Boxing Day we hope this list of things to do helps.

Sydney Boxing Day Things to Do

We've got ideas for cafes, hotels, cruise ideas on Sydney Harbour and many other places to either watch the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race or do something else.

Circular Quay Sir Stamford Sydney
Boxing Day Treats Awesome family venue. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the Boxing Day Sales. Great food and fun for Boxing Day. Give the team a call to book a table for your family and friends.
Sydney Harbour Sydney Harbour Escapes
Boxing Day on Sydney Harbour This Boxing why not get out on the water of Sydney Harbour and see the start of the Syndey to Hobart with friends and family. Many fabulous boat and cruising options. Ask about boats with Screens as well so your party can watch the Boxing Day Cricket.
Darling Harbour Sail Australia
Boxing Day Cruises Get the family on Sydney Harbour this Boxing Day. Book a boat with Sail Australia and catch the start of the Big Yacht Race!
Sydney Sydney Boulevard Hotel
Boxing Day Getaway Not interested in the Yachts, Boxing Day Sales or Cricket? Then why not tackle a Romantic Getaway package at the Sydney Boulevard. Relax with dinner and breakfast all in this special romantic accommodation package.
Circular Quay City Extra
Boxing Day Dining Great location in Circular Quay. This restaurant will welcome your family on Boxing Day with the Big Screens on the Cricket and Yachts. And then why not catch the Manly ferry for fish and chips on the beach!
Darling Harbour Cargo
Boxing Day Celebrations One of Sydney's best party venues. Celebrate the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in a fabulous location.

Tell us about your Sydney Boxing Day Event.

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