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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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Address: 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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+61 86889688
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Melbourne Star invites you to experience Melbourne in a whole new way - day...

Melbourne Star invites you to experience Melbourne in a whole new way - day or night. Take a flight of discovery through the Melbourne skies and see the city from a different perspective. Melbourne Star gives you a unique introduction to the city, with all its colour, culture and eccentricities. It's more than just a view - it's a complete experience, giving visitors and locals alike a new way to engage with Melbourne's vibrant cityscape.

Please note the last flight departs 30mins sharp before closing time

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USD 27.43*
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USD 141.06*
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USD 94.47*
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Great view!

Great views! Perfect timing at sunset and being able to see the lights of the city. Went with people who were afraid of heights and they had a great time.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great views! Perfect timing at sunset and being able to see the lights of the city. Went with people who were afraid of heights and they had a great time.

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Victoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First ride on the wheel and we only live 70km away but well worth it. I got Groupon vouchers, would not pay full price otherwise. Went on a Saturday night at about 9pm and expected crowds but only ended up with 7 people in the pod we were in, which gave us heaps of room to move about. The view... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The half-hour ride was very nice and th naration was fine, but from the location of the 'wheel', there is not much to see. We have been on better wheels with better views.

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Thank eagleterry
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being a regular visitor to Melbourne, this was our first time on the Star Observation Wheel. We were first in line so I'm not sure how busy it gets, but judging by location, tucked away in Docklands its a little off the usual tourist routes - but you can get a free tram very close. The ride itself was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a discount Scoopon ticket and decided to eventually visit Melbourne's famed wheel. I use to be a resident of Docklands and missed out on Melbourne's newest attraction before it developed cracks. It has taken me this long to make my way to Harbour Town. It's a very quiet place down at Harbour town and it almost feels like... More 

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Thank Matt_Mehl
Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very polite anf helpful staff explained safety and entry procedures clearly without going over the top. Great views, well worth the entry fee.

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Wyong, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been lucky enough to go on the London Eye and Singapore Flyer and found both to be an excellent way to spot some iconic and interesting things about a city. Melbourne's version itself is a great attraction as well and can't fault the staff or the cabins themselves as all was A+. The Docklands location is also easy to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly had an extraordinary time at the Wheel. We went late on a Wednesday evening - so traffic was great, parking was no problem and there were absolutely no crowds. So had a relaxing meal then made our way to the wheel - again no crowds whatsoever. Were greeted by very friendly staff who were helpful to boot. Had a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good day out obviously go on a nice clear day nicely prices. good tip is to just watch how busy it is and try to go when its less busy so you get a pod to yourself if thats what you'd like.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view from all directions, bit expensive but you can buy tickets off Groupon and save $10 each . Plenty of room to walk around in the air conditioned gondola.

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