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Eureka Skydeck (Melbourne) – All You Need to Know

October 14, 2022
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Eureka Skydeck is one of its kind creations and captures everything unique about the city. It is the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere. The experiences Eureka Skydeck offers, take the trip on another level. The Skydeck experience dazzles, informs and loves to entertain its visitors with ever-changing scenery, state-of-the-art virtual and augmented reality. The city comes to the feet when you soak in the view from 300 meters high.

Discover the glorious Australian cities, Melbourne and the State of Victoria through super high definition 8K video with 6D sensory immersion at the multi-million-dollar voyager theatre first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere taking its guests on a journey like no other.

What is Eureka Skydeck?

Eureka Skydeck is a tourist destination in the Melbourne Australia. The deck is located on the 88th floor of Eureka Tower. The tower is among the tallest buildings in the region. The deck offers a 360 degrees panoramic view of the surrounding.   

Eureka Skydeck Opening Hours:

Hours of Operation

Sunday to Thursday 12.00 pm – 9.00 pm, last entry 8:30 pm

Friday & Saturday 12pm – 10pm, last entry 9:30pm

Public Holidays

Thursday, September 22nd, 12.00 pm – 9.00 pm, last entry 8:30 pm

Friday, September 23rd, 12.00 pm – 10.00 pm, last entry 9:30 pm

Eureka Skydeck Tickets

A Eureka Skydeck ticket grants the guest entry to the fastest lift in the Southern Hemisphere. The lift will take you 300 meters above the ground on level 88. The Eureka Skydeck tickets give visitors access to 3-D Interactive Models and Bar 88.

The new additions Voyager Theatre, Edge and Plank experiences can be included when purchasing tickets.

The tickets can be purchased online or at the Skydeck admissions entry counter.

Experiences to not miss at Eureka Skydeck.

Eureka Skydeck offers experiences to its visitors that one can always boast.

1. Cocktail in the Clouds

Go on a date with the special one to Bar 88 for a unique drinks experience in the clouds. Share this extraordinary experience with a friend or someone special as you sit back to enjoy at the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere.

2. VR Plank

The Eureka Skydeck's virtual reality plank experience is so compelling that it convinces the bravest participants that they are balancing on a narrow plank at dizzying heights above Melbourne.

Children and adults should not be forced to participate in the VR Plank challenge as the experience demands the bravest contenders ready to put their minds to conquer the plank challenge.

3. Voyager Theatre

Voyager theatre at the Eureka Skydeck is the first of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest in the world. The theatre features 24 award-winning Positron Winning Voyager Reality 'pod' chairs that take visitors on a voyage of comprehensive experiences. Immerse in the sensory voyage, Melbourne festivals, laneways, Yarra river, sporting events and the stunning scenery of Victoria in the 360-degree cinema.

4. Eureka 89

One level up on the very top floor is Eureka 89. Diners can select from personalized chef-tasting menus created by award-winning Executive Chef Renee Martillano while admiring the breathtaking views of Melbourne and beyond at this restaurant.

In the heart of Melbourne, Eureka 89 offers visitors a unique degustation dining or bar experience for the ultimate fine dining experience. Additionally, it can be rented out for events or any special occasion.

5. Edge

Step into the Edge and test the limits of your thrill-seeking.

The Edge, a first of its kind, suspends adventurous visitors approximately 300 metres above Melbourne's streets in a translucent glass cube that extends from Melbourne Skydeck.

Face your anxieties, put your friends to the test, or execute an unforgettable proposal.

6. Sky High Romance

A romantic proposal at Melbourne Skydeck elevates the relationship.

When you propose 285 metres above Melbourne, surrounded by 360-degree views of the setting sun, your spouse will be taken entirely by surprise and feel like the centre of the universe.

The crew has received specialized training to give spectacular proposals, and they will work closely with you to ensure everything goes as planned.

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Eureka Tower Car Park

Wilson Carpark* on the corner of City Road and Southgate Avenue, which is just below Eureka Skydeck, offers parking (enter from Southgate Avenue). All Melbourne Skydeck and Eureka 89 visitors can park for a reduced flat cost.

Monday – Friday (entry prior to 4:00pm): $13.00*
Monday – Friday (entry after 4:00pm): $6.00*
Weekends: $11.00*

Tips for visiting Eureka Skydeck

  • Check the weather
  • Try to visit in the late afternoon or evening to watch the sunset
  • Buy tickets in advance
  • Bring you camera or smartphones along
  • Visit the Skydeck Shop

Note: Wilson Parking is the owner and operator of this parking lot, and pricing can change at any time without prior notice. Only Melbourne Skydeck visitors are eligible for the offer, and only in the Wilson Eureka car parking. For this offer, a physical parking ticket is required (not valid if you pay pass your credit card upon entry or if you pre-purchase through the Wilson Parking website). Not valid in any other parking lots, including those owned by Wilson. To enjoy discounted parking charges, visitors must present their Wilson Eureka Car parking ticket to the Melbourne Skydeck staff when they arrive.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Are bookings required to visit Eureka Skydeck?

A1. Melbourne Skydeck does not require reservations. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Admissions desk upon arrival.

Q2. I already have a ticket for the Eureka Skydeck, but how do I redeem it?

A2. If you already have a ticket, whether one from a third-party website or a gift voucher, head to the Admissions Desk, who will help you with it.

Q3. Can I purchase an experience only at Eureka Skydeck?

A3. A general admission ticket is necessary to access other activities like Voyager Theatre, The Edge, and VR Plank. You can process the purchase of an additional experience on sight if you already have a general admission ticket.

Q4. Is there a parking facility available in the Eureka Tower? 

A4. Yes, there is a huge parking facility in the tower. 

Q5. What is the Edge in Eureka?

A5. The Edge is a suspending tower located in the Eureka tower offering great experience and views. 

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