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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission provided by Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
We politely request if you have any symptoms associated with COVID-19 you reschedule your visit. Guests will also be required to provide contact details to the Welcome Host in line with Victorian Government advice. All guests will be upgraded to Private Cabins with a maximum of 6 guests per cabin.
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Updated 02/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Bag yourself some of the best views of Melbourne by booking your admission ticket for the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel in advance. Purchasing your ticket ahead of time means that you’ll avoid waiting in line on the day and choose a start time to suit your schedule. Plus, you can upgrade to ride the wheel during both the day and night.
Highlights
  • Secure your seat on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel by booking in advance
  • Escape the crowds on land and see Melbourne from high above
  • Audio commentary ensures you don't miss any monuments
  • Upgrade to a duo package to ride the wheel during both day and night
Important Information
Duration
30m
Inclusions
  • Melbourne Star Admission
  • Drinks and Snacks available for purchase at our Star Departure Lounge
  • Entry/Admission - Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Exclusions
  • 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 10 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.
  • Suitcases and over sized bags 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
  • 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.
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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john3136 wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia119 contributions87 helpful votes
Went around 6pm on a Sunday. Signage to find the entry was a bit patchy - we just kept walking towards the big wheel. Went up and down 2 or 3 escalators before we finally found the actual entrance. It was very quiet so we got our own cabin but it does look well organized to
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
Responded 8 Mar 2021
Hello John3136, Thank you for your review and recommendations. Our guest comments are always taken into consideration when business decisions are being made. Over the last year we have had to make a few changes to pivot with the times. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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Eileen S wrote a review Feb 2021
St Kilda, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I love the Melbourne Star. The staff are all very pleasant and helpful. It's a lovely way to see Melbourne. The cabins are always extremely clean and comfortable.
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
Responded 3 Mar 2021
Hello! Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you and your husband had such a great experience with us. Our staff will be pleased to know that you appreciated their quality service. We look forward to being able to welcome you again very soon. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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Rangi N wrote a review Feb 2021
Hampton Park, Australia16 contributions
We went after 8:30pm which was perfect. No crowds only waited about 20-25mins to get on. Worth every penny. Great views of Melbourne city. I highly recommend this for anyone and kids also. Awesome experience. 10 per cabin during Covid 19. So had my whole family in there
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
Responded 3 Feb 2021
Hello! Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your evening flight with us. We hope you come back and visit us again soon. Kindest Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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Jade Chang wrote a review Jan 2021
Melbourne, Australia19 contributions8 helpful votes
A great piece of entertainment! The Star Wheel provide a great view and a huge adrenaline rush! I literally see my home from it on a sunny day.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
Responded 20 Jan 2021
Hello! Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy to hear that we were able to satisfy the daredevil in you with a ride on Melbourne Star. The views are spectacular on a clear day and we love that you could even see your house! Please come back and visit us again, at night we love to wow our guests with our nightly LED light shows. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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12iguasu13 wrote a review Jan 2021
Melbourne, Australia481 contributions121 helpful votes
My three sons and l recently rode on the Melbourne Star. We all bought the alcohol added ride where you are allowed a can of beer or a glass of wine whilst on the wheel. One of my sons and myself are not good at heights, but the wheel rotated so slowly this fear was quickly
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
Responded 3 Jan 2021
Hello! Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience! Especially despite the height factor. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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By: Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
ncy73
ncy73
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Great landmark in Melbourne
Great place to view the Melbourne city. The LED light display is fantastic. I suggest to go up just before sunset
killerberry
killerberry
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Great experience
My partner and I came here at 8pm on Saturday night We had a great experience, staff very friendly and talked to y
kevdeb5
kevdeb5
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Great views of our city.
We went on the Melbourne Star today while on a city sojourn. We weren’t sure about opening times and bookings so I
GlobeTrotterrrrrrrr
GlobeTrotterrrrrrrr
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Okay-ish!
If you have taken a London Eye Flight, you won't cherish this as much for the views or the skyline. It is far from
Sharon B
Sharon B
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Relaxing , Amazing Views
This area is Amazing , walk up the ramp, to this incredible Wheel that doesn't stop.. Beautiful Big Glass Cabins wi
paulevans2108
paulevans2108
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Spectacular Views
Fantastic vantage point providing awesome views over Melbourne’s CBD and the bay. Close to other attractions too in
PeterG47
PeterG47
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Why didn’t we do this sooner?
We have resisted riding the Star ever since it was built; what a silly thing in a silly place. Yesterday we finally
sharsam26
sharsam26
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Fantastic experience
Absolutely loved this! Great views of the city and outlying areas. Excellent value for money. No wait time and a ca
Jessica R
Jessica R
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Not worth it
After being on various different observation wheels/ observation buildings this one was a massive disappointment. T
205doreenm
205doreenm
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Amazing view
My friends and I really enjoyed the ride. The view is amazing. Unfortunately the glass of the observation capsule
AmandaLeeSA
AmandaLeeSA
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Majestic
I pre-purchased tickets online but upon arrival, the pre-paid ticket line wasn’t manned. The sign said to go to the
Paulo_Ellen
Paulo_Ellen
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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 ve
macdoodle65
macdoodle65
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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 views
ellisonk54
ellisonk54
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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 no
Barossa-Epicure
Barossa-Epicure
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Great perspective of Melbourne
Do yourself a favour and visit this attraction at least once when you are in Melbourne. Expect queues but these ten
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