Melbourne Skydeck tickets

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Melbourne Skydeck | Highest Observation Deck in the Southern Hemisphere

Melbourne is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Oceania and is known for its renowned landmarks such as the Royal Exhibition Building, the National Gallery of Victoria, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground. It is also considered a center for theatre, live music, and street art, and was recently recognized as a UNESCO City of Literature. Melbourne Skydeck is an observation tower located on the 975-feet Eureka Tower in Melbourne. Skydeck is located on the 88th floor of the tower, at a height of 935 feet from the ground. The observation deck offers 360-degree views of the city and is a great way to discover the city from a new perspective. 

Why Visit Melbourne Skydeck

Panoramic View of Melbourne from Melbourne Skydeck.
  • Unparalleled Panoramic Views: With jaw-dropping panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see, take in the city's mesmerizing skyline, the sprawling Yarra River, and the vast expanse of the picturesque Port Phillip Bay.
  • The Edge Experience: Step into a glass cube that extends from the side of the building, suspending you above the cityscape at a staggering height of 285 meters to offer you a heart-pounding adventure known as "The Edge."
  • Stunning Sunset and Night Views: The Melbourne Skydeck transforms into a magical wonderland as the sun sets and the city lights come alive. Witness Melbourne's skyline illuminated against the backdrop of a vibrant sunset or glittering stars.
  • Unique Dining Experience: Indulge in a delectable culinary journey at the Skydeck's stylish restaurant, Eureka 89 or even Bar 88. Immerse yourself in an exquisite dining experience with delectable gourmet dishes and cocktails.

What Melbourne Skydeck Ticket Should You Buy?

Melbourne Skydeck tickets

If You’re on a Budget

Go for: Entry Tickets
Duration: 45 mins

  • Gain direct-entry access to the Melbourne Skydeck. 
  • Spend your time sipping on cocktails from Bar 88 as you gaze out at the city below. 
  • Explore the rest of the Eureka Tower at your own pace.

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Edge & Plank at Melbourne Skydeck

If You’re a Thrill Seeker

Go for: Edge & Plank, Edge & Voyager Theatre
Duration: 1.5 -2 hours

  • Experience a thrill like never before in the Skydeck’s glass enclosure, the Edge. 
  • Walk the wobbling Plank and jump off for a virtual ziplining experience. 

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VR at Voyager Theatre, Melbourne Skydeck.

If You Love Virtual Reality

Go for: Voyager Theatre, Voyager Theatre & Plank
Duration: 1-2 hours

  • Experience immersive virtual reality in specialised pods.
  • With a 360-degree cinematic view, explore Melbourne’s top attractions through VR. 

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If You Want to Explore Further

Go for: Combo tickets
Duration: 2 hours +

  • Gain entry access to Melbourne Skydeck along with other attractions. 
  • Upgrade your Skydeck access based on availability.

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Cancellation Policy:

Your Melbourne Skydeck tickets can be cancelled at any time before the start of your experience. However, for combo tickets, the cancellation policy will depend on the ticket you pick. Do read the cancellation policy for your combo tickets while booking. 

Melbourne Skydeck Highlights

With a variety of experiences to choose from, Melbourne Skydeck has something for everyone!

Voyager Theatre Melbourne Skydeck

Voyager Theatre

This unique experience takes you on a journey across time and space with stunning visuals and immersive sensations with 8K video and their patented pod chairs. With 6D sensations, you can explore 16 other beautiful attractions in Melbourne right from your seat along with some unique experiences like the Scenic Railway at Luna Park, crossing the Melbourne Cup finish line, or even cheering for your favourite player at the Australian Open!

Melbourne Skydeck Bar 88 Cocktail

Bar 88

Bar 88 at Eureka Skydeck is the perfect spot to take in stunning panoramic views of Melbourne. Not only does it boast an impressive selection of drinks, but its chic and modern atmosphere makes for a great night out. Kick back and relax with a cocktail as you admire the twinkling city lights from 88 floors up!

Melbourne Skydeck Edge

Edge Experience

Test your courage as you step out into a protruding glass cube that extends three meters beyond the side of the building. This exhilarating experience allows you to stand suspended almost 300 meters off the ground – with only the shatterproof glass between you and the city of Melbourne below. Challenge your friends, propose to your loved one, or simply capture the beautiful cityscape views at the Edge!

A woman wearing a virtual reality headset

VR Plank

Feel the thrill of walking the plank with your feet planted firmly on the ground with the VR Plank experience. The VR headset transports you 285 meters off the ground while the slightly wobbling plank can test even the bravest. The experience allows you to slowly edge your way on the plank as you avoid the flying pigeons and then take a plunge to zipline through the streets of Melbourne.

Champagne bottle at Eureka Skydeck 88

Eureka 89

Soak in the spectacular views of the Melbourne skyline as you indulge yourself in specially curated gourmet dishes at the Eureka 89, just one floor above the Melbourne Skydeck. Have an intimate dinner with your partner, partake in their unique gourmet dining events, or even enjoy the silent disco with your friends and family; Eureka 89 has something for everyone.

Eureka Tower at sunset.

Eureka Tower

An iconic landmark of the city, the Eureka Tower is home to the famous Melbourne Skydeck. This architectural marvel stands tall at 297 meters and is cladded with a sleek glass exterior that reflects the surrounding cityscape, blending into the urban environment. Also a hub for cosmopolitan living, the Eureka Tower has residential spaces that offer brilliant views of the city, making for anyone's dream home.

Plan Your Visit to Melbourne Skydeck

Here's all the handy information you need before heading to Melbourne Skydeck.

Getting There
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Melbourne Skydeck getting there

Address: 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia. Find on Maps

By Car: The attraction is located at Riverside Quay, Southbank Melbourne 3006. Paid parking is available at the destination at Wilson Eureka Parking.

By Bus: Get off at Queens Bridge East on buses 234, 236, or 605. Melbourne Skydeck is a 10-minute walk from here. 

By Tram: Get off at Queens Bridge East using tram 58. The attraction is a 10-minute walk from here. 

By Train: Get off at Flinders Street Train Station. A number of lines pass through here. You must cross the Yarra River on the bridge. It is a 5-minute walk to the attraction. 

A sign to the toilet with accessibility options.

Cloakrooms: You can store your personal belongings, except for large luggage bags, at the cloakroom facilities at the Skydeck.

Toilets: There are several toilets located on the Melbourne Skydeck, along with accessible ones.

Free Wifi: There is free wifi for everyone to use at the facility.

Gift Shop: A gift shop that allows you to choose from various Skydeck and city related merchandise to take back as souvenirs from your visit.

A man on a wheelchair.

Access for the Disabled

  • Wheelchair Accessibility: The entire Melbourne Skydeck is completely accessible by wheelchairs. Experiences within the Skydeck, including VR Plank, Voyager Theatre, and the Edge, are also accessible by wheelchair.
  • Wheelchairs on rent: You can borrow a wheelchair Admissions Desk, which will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • Carer tickets: You can get a free carer ticket at the Admissions Desk for your companion upon arrival as well.
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Melbourne Skydeck - Hotel

Budget-friendly: Melbourne Hotel CBD, Punthill Apartment Hotels, The Great Southern Hotel

Mid-range: Oaks Melbourne Southbank, Travelodge Hotel Melbourne, DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne

Luxury: Crown Tower Melbourne, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, NOTEL

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Phillip Island: Only about an hour away from Melbourne, Phillip Island is a beautiful escape from the city's bustle to explore the Australian wildlife. Explore various attractions and interactive experiences that shed light on conservational measures to maintain its diverse life forms.

IceBar Melbourne: Upgrade to a combo ticket that takes you to this chilly environment that allows you to experience snow like never before! Dress up in your snow gear and enjoy delicious drinks, play games, and even have a snow cone!

Melbourne Skydive: With stunning views of the cityscape and the Australian coast, Melbourne Skydive is a thrilling adventure activity for the adrenaline-junkie in you. The tandem skydive experience straps you up with an expert diving instructor to let you soak in the views even without prior experience.

Visitor Tips

  • Plan in advance: Melbourne Skydeck tends to get quite crowded, especially during the evenings when the views are spectacular. We suggest booking your online tickets in advance to avoid waiting in lines or being unable to get a ticket itself.
  • Explore everything: Melbourne Skydeck offers many activities that you can indulge in while enjoying the views. Don't forget to explore their VR experiences that are sure to leave you with incredible memories.
  • Lesser crowds: If you want to avoid the crowds, visit the Skydeck during the weekdays and off-peak hours. This is usually right after opening or much later in the evening.
  • Weather: Melbourne has an unpredictable weather, so it's best to check the weather on the day of your visit. Clearer skies make for better views.
  • Bring a camera: At sunset or early evenings, the skyline gets lit with golden hues while the city below starts awakening to the night life. Capture these moments for stunning photographs you'd definitely want to show off.
  • The Edge: Don't miss the thrill of standing on air with the glass enclosure called the Edge. The protruding cube standing almost 300 meters off the ground makes for a beautiful backdrop for memorable moments.
  • Dine at the Tower: Don't miss the opportunity to dine in the sky while you're here. Explore their delicious culinary options at Bar 88 and Eureka 89.
  • Combo tickets: The combo tickets are the best way to experience multiple attractions at Melbourne. With transfers included, you can visit other attractions along with the Skydeck for enhanced experiences at reduced prices.
  • Other attractions nearby: Melbourne Skydeck is situated in a prime location of the city with many other incredible attractions nearby like SEA LIFE Melbourne, Melbourne Arts Precinct, and South Promenade. Take a casual stroll and walk into any of these attractions to make the most of your day.

Frequently Asked Questions About Melbourne Skydeck Tickets

What is the cost of Melbourne Skydeck tickets?

Your Melbourne Skydeck ticket prices start from A$23.80 and can go up depending on the inclusions in your ticket.

Where can I buy Melbourne Skydeck tickets?

You can buy your tickets either at the physical ticket counter, or book it online. It's best to book your Melbourne Skydeck tickets online so as to avoid the long waiting lines and enjoy special discounts, offers, and inclusions.

Why should I book my Melbourne Skydeck tickets online?

By booking your Melbourne Skydeck tickets online, you can get great benefits like:
- Skip lines: Avoid standing in long queues to get your tickets.
- Advanced booking: Guaranteed access to the different experiences at Melbourne Skydeck.
- Variety of options: Pick and choose the experience you want to have.
- Discounts: Get great online discounts on your tickets that are usually unavailable offline.

Is Melbourne Skydeck worth a visit?

Yes, absolutely! Very few attractions in Australia offer a phenomenal view as the Skydeck in Melbourne. The observation deck is located about 300 m above ground level, giving you a bird's eye view of the city's wonderful landscape. You can also upgrade your ticket to try experiences such as the Plank, Edge, Voyager Theatre, and more.

What is Melbourne Skydeck famous for?

Melbourne Skydeck, located almost 297 meters off the ground, is known to be the second highest observation deck in the entire Southern Hemisphere. It gives you brilliant views of the city below and

What are the Melbourne Skydeck opening hours?

The Melbourne Skydeck is open every day. The general opening hours are from 12 PM to 9 PM, including public holidays. On Fridays and Saturdays, the Skydeck is open from 12 PM to 10 PM.

Do I need to select a slot for my Melbourne Skydeck tickets?

You can visit the Melbourne Skydeck at any time within the opening hours and get access to the observation deck for 45 minutes.

How long can I spend at Melbourne Skydeck with entry tickets?

Your Melbourne Skydeck general admission tickets will let you spend 45 minutes on the observation deck. If you wish to spend more time, upgrade your tickets to include the VR experiences as well.

How long should I spend at the Melbourne Skydeck?

Your general admission tickets will let you spend 45 minutes at the Observation Deck. If you wish to spend more time at Melbourne Skydeck, you can upgrade your tickets to include the VR experiences as well. Add another hour to this if you're also dining at Melbourne Skydeck.

Where is the Melbourne Skydeck located?

Melbourne Skydeck is located at 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia. Find it on Maps

On what floor of the Eureka Tower is the Melbourne Skydeck located?

Melbourne Skydeck is located on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower. You have to take one of the world's fastest elevators to get to the top.

Are discounts available on Melbourne Skydeck tickets?

Yes, children between 4 and 16 can avail discounted tickets. Children aged 3 and under go free. Please bring a valid ID card to avail the discount.

When should I visit the Melbourne Skydeck?

It is open through the year for guests to visit. The best time to visit is definitely before sunset; you will enjoy a wonderful sight of Melbourne bathed in gold from the top. However, since this is also the most crowded time, you can alternatively opt to visit early morning or late evenings to avoid the crowds and witness the city soaked in sunlight or glittering at night.

How do I get to the Melbourne Skydeck?

The Skydeck is on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, which is located at 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia.
Google Map Directions
By train
: Get off at Flinders Street Station, cross the Yarra Bridge, and walk for 5 minutes to get to the Eureka Tower.
By tram: Get off at Queens Bridge East. The tower is a 10-minute walk from here.
By bus: You can take buses 234, 236, or 605 and get off at Queens Bridge East.

Is parking available at Melbourne Skydeck?

There are paid car parking services available at Wilson Carpark located right below the Skydeck. All the visitors of Melbourne Skydeck and Eureka 89 get a discounted parking rate.

Can Melbourne Skydeck be accessed by wheelchair?

Yes, Melbourne Skydeck can be accessed by wheelchair. The lifts are designed to accommodate wheelchairs and strollers. You can also borrow a wheelchair from the Admissions office if required.