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Old Mar 13th, 2004, 03:47 PM
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New Year's Eve

My husband & I have the good fortune to be able to spend this coming NY eve either in Melbourne or you-name-it Tasmania. Please advise. Mahalo! Debbie
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Old Mar 13th, 2004, 04:24 PM
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OK I may have bias because I am a Sydneysider but if you can get live coverage of the Sydney fireworks I would stay in with a bottle of sparkling and watch it on TV.

But then I am biased.
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Old Mar 14th, 2004, 05:53 AM
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Thanks so much - We were in Sydney for New year's eve several years ago and found it spectacular - Very family oriented and fun crowd!! What is your thought about Melborne vs Hobart? Debbie
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Hi Debbie,

All I can suggest is that you spend it in a major population centre unless you want a real quiet night. Most newspapers will have details regarding free entertainment and Melbourne also has some impressive fireworks.

If you want to go to a function....dinner/show then it best to conatct your hotel and ask advice as to local entertianment as this type of thing may need to be booked ahead.
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Hobart is good on new years eve because all the boats from the sydney-hobart boat race are in port.
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