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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

101 Waterfront Way, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 86889688
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USD 27.68*
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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
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USD 49.98*
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Melbourne Attraction Combo: Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
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USD 142.24*
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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. Opening Times: May to August 11am – 7pm daily September to April 11am – 10pm daily Christmas Day and ANZAC Day 1pm – 10pm Please note: Ticket sales close 45 minutes prior to advertised closing time Last flight departs 30 minutes prior to advertised closing time
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  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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101 Waterfront Way, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 86889688
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a great experience with a good commentary through the speakers describing city landmarks. It wasnt a fast ride but nice and steady taking around 20 minutes to 30 minutes to do the circle. we arrived on a half price arvo so I suggest...More

Thank TrevorRosey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a little disappointed in this attraction, it has such so much possibility however failed to provide the veiws of this great city. The star is an awsome feat of engineering, the carriages were roomy, clean and provided informative narration through the flight. What...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must for all, tourists and Victorians you just have to enjoy this experience. I gave it as a Christmas gift to my family who are all grown up and have families of their own. We all went together 10 adults, 3 toddlers...More

Thank jenn735
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went through the day with my partner and we got a whole cabin to ourselves for our 'flight'. Was a little pricey (even with our discount voucher from our accommodation), but was doing the whole tourist thing in Melbourne, so why not. The overhead speaker...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

If your visitors want to go, do take them as it is something of our Melbourne skyline but a proper view of Melbourne's skyline and 360 view is better at Eureka Tower. I have travelled to other cities and the superlative example is of course,...More

Thank Cassie T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a good thing to do if you want to see Melbourne from a new angle. It is a smooth ride with pods you can walk around in.

Thank Tweety F
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having lived in Melbourne for almost 3 years we thought it was time that we jumped on 'The Star' for a lap of Melbourne best views. I must admit that the fact we could not take a small bag, with some entertainment for our...More

Thank CDAbout
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always thought the Star Wheel was in the wrong until yesterday - enjoyed both a day 'flight' and an evening 'flight' and what a diffence there is. Enjoyed the day flight but the night flight was superb and would recommend it - actual both flights...More

Thank allisonmanor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I went on the wheel just as the sun was setting. No lines , it takes about 1/2 hour from start to finish Melbourne by night is also beautiful, we thoroughly enjoyed this and it’s a must do, during the ride informative...More

Thank KylieToole
Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi KylieToole, Thanks so much for your review and recommendation! We appreciate you taking the time to review us and are very glad to hear you and your son enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience - sunset is always an amazing time to visit us. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay so I am not a tourist but felt the need to visit, the location is great for shopping and lunch but the views, speed of the wheel and the draining voice of the automatic tour guide over the speaker was so draining!More

Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AINOZ, thank you for your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Melbourne Star is proud to be located in Melbourne's waterfront precinct which offers not only a view of the city skyline, but also showcases Melbourne's ever changing industrial dexterity...More

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Bridget the Midget
11 July 2017|
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Response from AngConnolly | Reviewed this property |
I've been on the during the day and during the night. During the day you have all the views of the city and bay. At night it is all the city lights. I think sunset would be a great time to go! Hope that helps and that you... More
20 January 2017|
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Response from Walkingprimrose | Reviewed this property |
We were there just after lunch time in the mid afternoon. Only waited about 20 minutes
Kim R
7 January 2017|
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Response from TimandCaroline | Reviewed this property |
sorry only just read your qst. Hope you enjoyed anyway.