Sydney Tower Eye – tickets, prices, discounts, what to expect

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The Sydney Tower Eye, a magnificent architectural delight, stands as an iconic sentinel in the heart of Australia’s bustling metropolis.

At a height of 309 meters (1013 feet), this engineering masterpiece is a tribute to the Sydney skyline.

The Sydney Tower Eye provides an unforgettable experience that blends stunning vistas, exciting experiences, and culinary satisfaction.

Sydney Tower offers everything: the thrill of walking across the Skywalk, the unique cinema experience, a rotating restaurant, and the joy of watching Sydney from its highest point.

This article covers everything you must know before booking tickets for the Observation Deck.

TicketCost
Entry with Observation DeckAUD26
Sydney: Unlimited Skyfeast at Sydney TowerAUD90
Skywalk at The Sydney Tower Eye: Ticket & TourAUD95
Sydney: Infinity at Sydney Tower Dining ExperienceAUD110

Where to book tickets

Observation Deck Tickets are available online or at the attraction.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.

Because some attractions sell a limited number of tickets, they may sell out during peak days.

Booking early also helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

Sydney Tower Eye 360 Bar and Dining
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How do online tickets work

Go to the ticket booking page, select your preferred timeslot, date, and number of tickets, and buy the tickets instantly.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets via email.

You don’t need to take any printouts.

Present your e-ticket on your smartphone at the entrance on the day you visit and walk into the skyscraper right away.

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Remember to carry your photo ID (driver’s license or passport) and the payment card used to purchase the tickets.

Observation Deck ticket cost

Observation Deck Entry Ticket costs AUD26 for people over 16.

Children between three and 15 pay a discounted price of AUD20.

Infants under two can enter the Sydney Tower free of cost.

Tickets

You can choose between the following tickets according to your budget and convenience.

Entry with Observation Deck

Skip the line and get in faster by going straight to the prepaid voucher queue with this ticket.

Then, take in the breathtaking views from the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, which stands 820 feet (250 meters) above the ground.

Enjoy the spectacular 360-degree view extending up to 48 miles (80 kilometers) beyond.

Complimentary WiFi access is also included in the ticket.

Ticket Prices

Non-Peak
Adult Ticket (16+ years): AUD26
Child Ticket (3 to 15 years): AUD20
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): Free

Peak
Adult Ticket (16+ years): AUD38
Child Ticket (3 to 15 years): AUD30
Infant Ticket (up to 2 years): Free


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Sydney: Unlimited Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

With this ticket, enjoy over 30 freshly prepared dishes with a variety of flavors at the Sydney Tower’s famous rotating restaurant.

Buffet offers a unique dining experience, as you can enjoy the breathtaking 360-degree views of the city while you eat.

You can choose from a vast menu including:

Assorted cheeses, condiments, and dips.

Options for both hot and cold seafood.

Plenty of salads, including watermelon feta, Greek, seafood, and Asian.

Ticket Prices

Unlimited Skyfeast with Non-Window Table

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD90
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD45
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Unlimited Skyfeast with Window Table

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD105
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD45
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Skywalk at The Sydney Tower Eye: Ticket & Tour

Sydney Tower Sky Walk
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At the Sydney Tower Skywalk, perched 268 meters above Sydney, you can walk on air with the city streets beneath you.

Gaze through the glass floor to get a bird’s-eye view of the bustling city below.

This is included in the 45-minute guided tour of Sydney Tower’s golden turret.

You can continue to enjoy the views before and after your Skywalk experience by accessing the internal observation deck.

A 4-minute 4D movie experience is also included in your ticket.

Ticket Prices

Adult Ticket (16+ years): AUD95
Child Ticket (10 to 15 years): AUD70

Sydney: Infinity at Sydney Tower Dining Experience

At Sydney Tower, ascend to level 81 for a unique dining experience above the clouds.

Infinity at Sydney Tower serves authentic Australian cuisine.

It revolves around offering incredible 360-degree views of the bay and city skyline.

Please note that this ticket does not include entrance to the Sydney Tower.

Ticket Prices

Three-Course Lunch (Weekdays)

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD110
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD50
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Three-Course Lunch (Sunday)

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD121
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD50
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Three-Course Dinner (Weekdays)

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD150
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD50
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free

Three-Course Dinner (Sunday)

Adult Ticket (13+ years): AUD165
Child Ticket (4 to 12 years): AUD50
Infant Ticket (up to 3 years): Free


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Opening Hours

The Observation Deck opens for visitors at 10 am and closes at 8 pm daily.

The Sydney Tower remains open on weekends and public holidays. Please note that the last entry is one hour before closing.

How long does the tour take

A tour of the Sydney Tower takes 90 to 120 minutes.

People spend around 45 minutes on the observation deck, admiring the beautiful views, taking pictures, and engaging with the interactive displays to get information about the tower.

The Skywalk experience lasts around 45 minutes, including pre-walk instructions and time spent on the walkway.

Then, the 4D cinema experience, a short film that adds a sensory dimension to the visit, lasts about 15 minutes.

However, you can stay at the Observation Deck for as long as you wish.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is early morning, which is less busy than peak hours during the evenings.

During weekends, public holidays, and school holidays, the Sydney Tower Eye can get busy.

Visit during the weekdays if you would like to have a more relaxed experience.

The daytime provides clear views of the cityscape.

On the other hand, visiting at night provides an incredible view of the city lights, which creates a more dramatic and illuminated backdrop.

Try to visit on a day with good weather if you want clear views.


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FAQs

Here are some FAQs:

Where can I book tickets?

You can book your tickets through the ticket booking page. Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

What are the opening hours?

The Sydney Tower Eye opens at 10 am and closes at 8 pm daily.

Does the Sydney Tower have parking facilities?

No, the Sydney Tower does not provide an on-site parking facility. However, you can park at the parking garages located nearby.

Is the Sydney Tower accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, completely accessible and ADA-compliant. There are elevators to access various levels, ramps for wheelchair users, and accessible washrooms.

Can I take photos at the?

Yes, photography is allowed inside the Observation Deck.

Can I bring my food and drinks to the Sydney Tower?

Yes, you can carry snacks and water inside.

Is the Sydney Tower Eye a year-round attraction?

Yes, the Observation Deck can be visited all year round.

What’s the best time to visit the Sydney Tower for a quiet experience?

The quietest times to visit is the early morning and late afternoon on weekdays.

Is The Sydney Tower Eye suitable for children?

Yes, suitable for all age groups.

What to expect

Here’s what you can expect to see and do:

Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck

The observation deck, located 250 meters (820 feet) above street level, offers panoramic views of Sydney.

Admire the city’s 360-degree landscapes, which include well-known sites like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the coastline.

Skywalk at Sydney Tower

At the tower’s peak, step onto an outdoor platform with a glass floor for an incredible view of the streets below.

The Skywalk offers a unique and exhilarating outlook of the city.

4D Cinema

Enjoy a 4D movie experience that interacts with your senses with effects like wind and bubbles.

This short film gives a unique dimension to your visit.

360 Bar and Dining

Indulge in a dining experience at the Infinity, a 360-degree bar and dining venue situated inside the Tower.

Savor a meal as the restaurant slowly rotates, providing a dynamic view of the city.

Educational Touchscreens

Interactive touchscreens on the observation deck provide information about notable locations, allowing you to learn more about the city’s history and places of interest.

Cityscape Photography

Take breathtaking pictures of the Sydney skyline in the daylight and at night when the city comes to life.

How to reach the Sydney Tower

The Sydney Tower Eye is located in the Westfield Sydney shopping complex, and you can access it through Westfield Sydney’s entrance on Market Street.

Address: Westfield Sydney, Level 5/108 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. Get Directions!

You can reach the Sydney Tower (Centre Point Tower) via bus, train, light rail, ferry, or car.

By Bus

The St James Station, Castlereagh St, Stand D Bus Stop (Bus no. 339X, 373X, 374X, 377X, 392X, 394X, 396X, and 397X) is just a few steps from the Sydney Tower Eye.

By Train

The St James Train Station (Trains. T2, T3, and T8) is just a 2-minute walk from the tower.

By Lightrail

The QVB Lightrail Station (L2 and L3) is a 4-minute walk from the attraction.

By Ferry

Alternatively, you can take a ferry to the Darling Harbour, King St Wharf Ferry Terminal, a 13-minute walk (4-minute drive) from the Observation Deck.

By Car

If you’re traveling by car or taxi, turn on your Google Maps and get started.

The Sydney Tower does not provide an on-site parking facility.

However, there are several parking garages located nearby.

Sources
# Sydneytowereye.com.au
# Wikipedia.org
# Sydney.com

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