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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy spectacular panoramic views with a ride on the Melbourne Star. Before you board, explore the multimedia Tales of Melbourne display at the base of the wheel for a historical introduction. Then, climb aboard one of 21 comfortable, air-conditioned passenger pods that hold up to 20 passengers each. As you rise up nearly 400 feet (120 meters), learn interesting facts about Melbourne’s history and the sights below from a recorded narrator.

    Throughout the 30-minute ride, spot Melbourne attractions like Etihad Stadium and Flemington Racecourse, plus natural landmarks like the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Mount Macedon and the Dandenong Ranges.

    A nighttime ride features a dazzling light show courtesy of the millions of LED bulbs that decorate the Ferris wheel. Brightly colored patterns radiate throughout the star and rim of the steel structure for a constantly changing digital display. To experience the Melbourne Star by day and night, upgrade to the encore package for a discounted return entrance within 30 days.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
    Departure Time
    4/1/2019 - 3/31/2020Monday - Sunday:11:00 AM - 09:30 PM

    4/1/2020 - 3/31/2021Monday - Sunday:11:00 AM - 09:30 PM
    Duration
    30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Admission
    • Entry/Admission - Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Hours of operation are subject to adverse weather conditions and maybe changed without prior notice
    • Each cabin can accommodate up to 20 passengers
    • Prams and mobile scooters are not permitted within the cabins however may be left in the designated area
    • Due to safety requirements, restrictions on motorised and non-motorised wheelchairs apply. Wheelchairs are to be locked into position in the allocated location within the cabin. A maximum of two (2) wheelchairs are permitted within a cabin, and a maximum of six (6) wheelchairs are permitted on the Melbourne Star at any one time.
    • Bags larger than A3 paper in size are not permitted within the cabin. Open storage bins are available where you can leave your bags and luggage for collection following your flight.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Mobile scooters are not permitted inside the cabins. The Melbourne Star has a limited number of non-motorised wheelchairs for an individual’s use if required. Notifying us in advance to ensure availability of these is strongly advised
    • Guests who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing travelling on their own will be provided with a mobile phone to use on their flight. This phone is designed to communicate announcements and safety instructions to guest as well as guest to communicate with the Melbourne Star Staff in unlikely event the guest should need to.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Bought my Two passes to this Icon to see with my newly wed wife. Was amazing... this should be a 5 star review. I recently gifted my tickets to my parents for their anniversary. They went to the observation wheel as excited as ever! Only to be told about a 30 day rule that
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    It was a great 1/2 hour, there was no queue, AC, the staff was brilliant and it was overall an amazing experience! View would be amazing in a clear day. However, the information from the overhead speakers was spoken in the most dry and boring voice physically possible. It was
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    Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
    Responded 4 days ago
    Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your flight with us and our staff will be so pleased to know you appreciated their quality service. We are sorry to hear that you found the announcements exhausting, but thank you for bringing it to our attention. Our Kids Fly Free promotion will be running until the end of the school holidays so do come back and see us again! Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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    Using coupon made this great value and by timing it well we had no queue and a capsule to ourselves.
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    Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy to hear you had an enjoyable experience with us. We also offer a Sparkling Flight where you can choose a drink to enjoy on board with you. We hope to see you again very soon! Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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    The window is too dirty that we cannot take a good photo... calling itself as an observation wheel, please make sure it is suitable for people to “observe”. Disappointed! The photo is self explanatory.
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    Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Sadly, the catastrophic fire activity across Victoria and New South Wales has limited the air quality and visibility throughout Melbourne. Our cabins are cleaned daily, however current conditions are also causing a fine layer of smoke residue to rest across the city and beyond. We thank you for your understanding and hope you can join us again soon. Regards, Melbourne Star
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    is easy access after scan the confirmation ticket, the wheel is moving slow and take about 30mins for 1 round, and can see the wide view when the cable on top. it was not crowded as 1 cabin is fit in 6-10pax in max.
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    Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
    Responded 17 Dec 2019
    Hello, thank you so much for leaving us a review! We are glad you enjoyed our easy boarding process. Melbourne Star provides a more relaxed viewing experience with our limited number of guests per cabin. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards Melbourne Star Team
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    By: Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
    1,791 reviews
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    sharsam26
    50
    Fantastic experience
    Absolutely loved this! Great views of the city and outlying areas. Excellent value for money. No wait time and a
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    kieranb941
    10
    Locals Beware
    Bought my Two passes to this Icon to see with my newly wed wife. Was amazing... this should be a 5 star review. I
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    MoyeenKabir
    West Pymble, Australia
    212
    A pretty good experience
    It was a great 1/2 hour, there was no queue, AC, the staff was brilliant and it was overall an amazing experience!
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    Jessica R
    83
    Not worth it
    After being on various different observation wheels/ observation buildings this one was a massive disappointment.
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    JohnSydney2016
    Sydney, Australia
    13621
    Great
    Using coupon made this great value and by timing it well we had no queue and a capsule to ourselves.
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    hello219
    Hong Kong, China
    193
    Dirty window
    The window is too dirty that we cannot take a good photo... calling itself as an observation wheel, please make
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    205doreenm
    Melbourne, Australia
    198
    Amazing view
    My friends and I really enjoyed the ride. The view is amazing. Unfortunately the glass of the observation capsule
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    AmandaLeeSA
    Adelaide, Australia
    1116
    Majestic
    I pre-purchased tickets online but upon arrival, the pre-paid ticket line wasn’t manned. The sign said to go to
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    G2181OOalext
    50
    top views from the wheel
    is easy access after scan the confirmation ticket, the wheel is moving slow and take about 30mins for 1 round, and
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    Paulo_Ellen
    Cuiaba, MT
    308
    Amazing View!!
    We went on our first day in Melbourne. We took the 35 tram (for free) from our hotel and when we arrived, it was
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    macdoodle65
    Wodonga, Australia
    369
    Great views of the city and surrounds
    We were lucky we had our own cabin just the two of us so no issues of wandering between all sides to get best
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    ellisonk54
    Wagga Wagga, Australia
    7113
    Great view but not much to see
    It takes 30mins and is expensive. A great view of the docks but not much else. Our grand kids enjoyed it. A pity
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    Dave H
    London, United Kingdom
    12785
    why did I expect better?
    Waste of time & money, views are nothing special, - train yards, container dock.. Don't miss something else to do
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    Barossa-Epicure
    Bowden, Australia
    30389
    Great perspective of Melbourne
    Do yourself a favour and visit this attraction at least once when you are in Melbourne. Expect queues but these
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    JJPhilp6653
    70
    a sight to see.
    A good experience on the Melbourne Star took 9 friends with me. the day was clear. It great to see most of the
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