Best Places to watch New Year fireworks Melbourne?

This year when 2020 comes to an end and we welcome the new year 2021, Melbourne as usual will be Buzzing with fireworks! Find the best vantage points and locations to view the fireworks. Are you at Melbourne and looking to get to the best spots to witness the stunning Fireworks? Below are the official live sites or Vantage points to view the fireworks in Melbourne, Victoria. These points should be great locations to get a glimpse of the fireworks and capture some great photos of the new year 2021  fireworks at Melbourne.

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Best and most popular Vantage Points in Melbourne

Over the past few years, with the Melbourne city buzzing in during the new years eve, there has always been popular vantage points and spots in the city from where you get the best view of the awesome fireworks that is triggered to welcome the new year.

The City Of Melbourne New Years Eve Fireworks & Events

Please be informed that the city will be crowded and to be able to get a good view of the fireworks, get there early. With the public transport being free from 6pm onwards in Melbourne, its easy to get to these vantage points if early. For more information, please check out the City Of Melbourne Official website NYE events.  Also please be informed that City of Melbourne’s New Year’s Eve is an alcohol-free event. Fines apply

Kings Domain, Treasury Gardens, Flagstaff Gardens & Docklands are the 4 main Live Sites best for viewing the fireworks. Free Music DJs, Special effects, Multimedia countdown, food and beverages, facilities all organised by the City of Melbourne.  The Official Live Sites times are from 9pm to 1am.

Vantage Point Location 1:

Treasury Gardens

Train Station:
Parliament Station

Vantage Point Location 2:

Flagstaff Gardens

Train Station:
Flagstaff Station

Vantage Point Location 3:


Train Station:
Southern Cross Station

Vantage Point Location 4:

Kings Domain

Train Station:
Flinders Street Station

NOTE – This only applies if the COVID restrictions are removed, else, please stay at home and listen for official government guidelines