• 30 Min Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 6 Days Before Use
  • Printed Voucher Accepted
  • No Transfer
  • No Meals Included

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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What to Expect
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Take a ride on the largest observation wheel in the Southern Hemisphere to see glorious Melbourne by either day and night, or choose both with the "Sights & Lights" package!


The Melbourne Star brings the whole of Melbourne together with spectacular 360 degree views from above. By day or night, you'll feel like you're on top of the world as it glides on its gentle arc through the sky. And if one ride isn't enough, you can always come back in the evening by choosing the Sights and Lights package. Believe us, a Melbourne evening is a sight to behold, and this is the best way to do it. Witness the city's lights twinkling and all landmarks illuminated beneath you as you take to the sky on a second 30 minute ride.



Enjoy unparalleled views of the city from the spacious, fully enclosed, temperature-controlled cabins while entertaining audio commentary reveals the history and significance of the sights below.


See Melbourne from the best angle possible with a ticket aboard the Melbourne Star – book online with us today!


Assembling arrangement:

Address: Ground floor, 101 Waterfront way, Docklands VIC 3008, Melbourne

  • Tram: Melbourne Star is located within Docklands, which is part of Melbourne's Free Tram Zone. Catch a tram to the Melbourne Star from anywhere within the Free Tram Zone at no cost. Board any of the following trams: Tram 86 (The City Circle tram, via Bourke Street), Tram 70 (via Flinders Street). Get off at The District Docklands (Stop D11), which is an easy walking distance to the Melbourne Star.

  • Train: Take a train to Southern Cross Station and then walk across the Bourke Street pedestrian bridge to Harbour Esplanade. Then follow the Promenade to The District Docklands.

  • Bus: Melbourne Star is located very close to Stop 6 (Harbour Town) on the Melbourne Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus.

  • Car: Direct access to the Melbourne Star is from Footscray Road. Turn onto Pearl River Road or Waterfront Way. Parking is available at Pearl River Road West Car Park and Waterfront Way East Car Park. Limited street parking is also available.

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.

  • Please print the voucher and present it on the day of the activity.

  • The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.


Operating times:

  • May to August: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

  • September to April: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

  • Christmas Day and ANZAC Day: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • One ride on the Melbourne Star takes 30 minutes.

  • The ticket office closes 60 minutes prior to closing time. The last ride departs 30 minutes prior to closing time.

  • If weather is deemed unsafe for the Melbourne Star to operate, an alternative time will be offered.


Additional information:

  • General Admission: ride in the daytime OR evening (only once)

  • "Sights & Lights" Admission: ride in the daytime AND evening (the second ride must be made  within 30 days of the first ride)

  • Child ticket: Age 5-15. Infants aged 0-4 can join for free.

  • Children aged 0-11 must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

  • Food or alcoholic beverages are not allowed on board the Melbourne Star.

  • Restrictions apply on bags and backpacks. Bags must be smaller than A3 size (297mm*420mm).

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 6 days before use.
  • 20% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 4-5 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 3 days before use.
FAQs ASK
  • Q:Is the wheel accessible for a mobility scooter?
    A:Hi there, thanks for your question. Unfortunately, mobile scooters are not permitted inside the cabins. The Melbourne Star has a limited number of non-motorised wheelchairs that you can use if required. Please notify us or the Melbourne Star in advance to ensure availability of these wheelchairs.
    2018/10/14

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