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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

101 Waterfront Way, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 86889688
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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Admission
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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
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“london eye” (90 reviews)
“singapore flyer” (25 reviews)
“night ride” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
101 Waterfront Way, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
Docklands
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+61 86889688
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"london eye"
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"singapore flyer"
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"night ride"
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"harbour town"
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"city lights"
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"scared of heights"
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"smooth ride"
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"docklands area"
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"great view of the city"
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"birds eye view"
in 15 reviews
"different perspective"
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"awesome views"
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"great attraction"
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"free tram"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From the moment of arrival at the ticket booth, (very helpful young lady) to the guys assisting you into the capsule, (very polite and full of interesting and helpful information) to the shop assistants as you finish...All were professional, knowledgeable and helpful which was great...More

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to go on the Wheel to have a better view of Melbourne. After being on the London Eye I had a rough idea of what to expect. We went on a week day so there was no line up and we had a whole...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Melbourne Star is really in the wrong place. It well constructed and safety is clearly considered important.That said its the “wrong” view of the river, the back end of the CBD . You can’t see the MCG or the Rod Laver Tennis centre. It’s...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on this on a Sunday afternoon with my adult children and grand children (6&9) and thoroughly enjoyed the 30 minutes it takes to go around and the commentary was very good. The photos are quite expensive.More

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

Hi Susan, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your overall Melbourne Star experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth purchasing tickets online as it is cheaper. Then sit back and enjoy the ride and the amazing views. Staff are friendly and very helpful.More

Thank April N
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi April, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience. Our staff would be most pleased to hear you appreciated their star quality service. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was enjoyable experience. Loved the commentary which was very informative. Great to get an awesome view of the cityMore

Thank Nikie F
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nikie, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! Kind Regards, the Melbourne...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see Melbourne from another angle. I still think this is not ideally placed, but still get a great view. The commentary etc. is quite informative, but the problem is both times I've been in it's difficult to hear as there seems to be...More

Thank funkyhughes23
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi funkyhughes23, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and will take your feedback on board as we are always looking for ways to improve. Melbourne Star is proud to be located in Melbourne's waterfront precinct...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was good experience however automated guide can be improved with adding more about Melbourne and less about wheel itself ( I mean who gives a toss that how much tons of iron was used??) it takes half an hour for whole round and kids...More

Thank AJ K
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi AJ K, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you enjoyed your overall Melbourne Star experience. We will take on board your feedback, as we are always looking on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family were over visiting from Perth for a holiday. Living in Docklands I had never bothered to do this before but thought I should take the family there. Yes..the family enjoyed it! But I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it and how...More

Thank VickiB67
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi VickiB67, Thanks so much for your review and recommendation! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on last ride of night-light there was 6 of us, various ages.looks stunning in night.goes very slowly about 1kl hour so takes just over half hour.you see stunning sights and night lights are beautiful.if you don't like heights you can sit in the middle...More

Thank clarky1501
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Melbourne S, Manager at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi clarky1501, Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insight and are very glad to hear you enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience. Our staff would be most pleased to hear you appreciated their star quality service. We...More

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Carla Z
11 April 2018|
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Response from Melbourne S | Property representative |
Hi Carla, Thank you for your question. Yes - we accept companion cards. Just present this at our ticketing booth and our friendly staff will be more than happy to assist you. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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Haylee G
21 March 2018|
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Response from Melbourne S | Property representative |
Hi Haylee G, Thanks for your question. At the moment we are only able to serve light canapes and drinks inside our cabins. These will need to be pre-booked with us directly. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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allaning
7 March 2018|
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Response from mmmmt1 | Reviewed this property |
It moves very slowly, so if you're driving past, it will look like it's not moving at all.
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