Sydney's 10 Best Airbnb Rentals For Watching Fireworks On New Year's Eve 2014

New Year's Eve is a spectacular night in Sydney — we go all out when it comes to the fireworks and light shows across the Sydney Harbour, Opera House and the rest of the city. There's one issue — if you want something a little more exciting than sitting in front of a TV, it can be a little hard to find a good view.

Lining up at the Botanical Gardens, crowding around Circular Quay or any other public vantage point around the harbour is an absolute guessing game, though. If you're going to throw a party anyway, why not pool a bit of cash with your friends and hire out an Airbnb rental?

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Airbnb has put together a quick list of what it says are the 10 best rentals for watching fireworks in Sydney Harbour this upcoming New Year's Eve. Some of them are already booked out, but if you use these locations as a starting point you might be able to grab a bargain for seeing through the New Year.

They're arranged in order of expense, but if you want to jump straight to the bottom you'll find yourself in a plush-as Kirribilli pad for the bargain price of $1000 per night. Not too bad a price when you consider that Sydney's top NYE fireworks-viewing real estate will set you back $40,000 for three days.

Kirribilli, Breathtaking Harbour Views

$65 per night

Right on the water's edge, our apartment has uninterrupted close-up views of Sydney Harbour Bridge, the iconic Sydney Opera House and the amazing city skyline — an ever-changing view that captures the beauty and magic of Sydney from sunrise, to golden sunsets over the bridge and the amazing city lights of the night that bring Sydney to life.

The Rocks, Opera And Harbour Views

$170 per night

Spacious and modern top floor apartment in the historic Rocks. Sweeping views over Circular Quay, the Opera House and the City skyline.

Neutral Bay, Views Of The Harbour Bridge

$194 per night

A large, stylish apartment in Neutral Bay with views of Sydney harbour (and the Bridge) from every room and the balcony.

Vaucluse, Stunning Sydney Harbour Views

$200 per night

Amazing views from this apartment set up high overlooking Sydney Harbour, Bridge and Opera House, walk to your private beach, national park trails and close to Bondi Beach.

Woolloomooloo, City And Harbour Bridge Views

$220 per night

This newly renovated two bedroom apartment is tastefully furnished throughout. Each room offers spectacular city and harbour bridge view.

Mosman, Harbour Views

$229 per night

With complete panoramic views of Sydney's iconic landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House it is the perfect space for a coffee at breakfast or a wine at sunset. The city feels so close you can almost touch it.

Potts Point, Stunning Harbour Views

$250 per night

Our spacious penthouse has possibly Sydney's best bridge, city and opera house views. Located in cosmopolitan and happening Potts Pt. Walking distance to the city, Kings Cross and Oxford St and many harbour side parks.

Pyrmont, Stunning Sydney Harbour Views

$399 per night

Stunning million dollar 270° view of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Anzac Bridge, Centre Point Tower and Sydney city skyline. Amazing for Sydney's world famous fireworks.

Cremorne Point, Sydney Harbour Views

$590 per night

The dining and sitting rooms have beautiful views across tranquil Shell Cove to the Bridge and City. A perfect setting to view NYE fireworks display from the harbour and bridge.

Kirribilli, Opera House And Sydney Harbour Views

$1000 per night

A truly special waterfront apartment overlooking the beautiful Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. The apartment boasts a large modern kitchen & dining area, great for entertaining guests with an unbeatable waterfront view.

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