Sydney Tower Eye

For the most breathtaking 360° views of Sydney, a visit to the top of Sydney Tower should definitely be on your must do list

Along with the Opera House, Sydney Tower is one of Sydney's most legendary landmarks
Along with the Opera House, Sydney Tower is one of Sydney's most legendary landmarks cc licensed photo by David Chu

Your visit to the iconic Sydney Tower begins at the base of the tower with the included 4-D Cinema experience where you will enjoy an awesome film showing off Sydney in all its glory with special effects you can even feel. Afterwards you will be whisked to the top of the tower by one of three high-speed double decker elevators in about 40 seconds. From there you will enjoy breathtaking 360° vistas of Sydney and it's beautiful harbour.

Sydney Tower, also known as the Sydney Tower Eye, or simply Centrepoint Tower is the tallest structure in Sydney and ranks as the 2nd highest observation tower in the southern hemisphere! Located on top of Westfield Shopping Centre, construction of the tower commenced in 1975 and it was first opened to the public in 1981. The overall height is 1014 feet above ground which is 1073 feet above sea level. The enclosed observation deck offers visitors a spectacular panoramic view of Sydney from 820 feet above ground. If you purchase tickets in advance you can take part in a guided tour of the glass floor Skywalk, a 2002 addition to the tower, where you will enjoy an even more exhilarating experience from 879 feet up.

Your Sydney Tower Eye experience can also include dining with a view from either of two revolving restaurants, one featuring a full menu and the other offering a buffet.

Tip: You can save up to 50% on admission to the Sydney Tower by purchasing your tickets online in advance from there official website above.

Nearby attractions: Pitt Street Mall, Queen Victoria Building and Hyde Park

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Fee: From: $26.51 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Sydney Tower Eye

View Sydney in all its breathtaking glory from Sydney Tower Eye and the Observation Deck. At 309 meters (1000 feet) the Observation Deck is the highest viewing platform in the city, and boasts 360-degree panoramic views across the skyline. State-of-the-art multilingual touchscreens and the high-powered binoculars provide an interactive introduction to some of Sydney's famous landmarks.


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Hours This Week:
  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Address: 100 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: 1800 258 693

Official Website: Sydney Tower Eye

Directions

Train Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Light RailCapitol Square15 minutes
T2 or T3St. James2 minutes
T1, T2, T3 or T4Town Hall6 minutes

How to get to Sydney Tower Eye by Train

By Light Rail: exit at Capitol Square and go left (north) on Pitt Street then right at Market Street.

By Train: Exit St. James Station onto Elizabeth Street and cross over and continue west on Market Street (2 minutes) or at Town Hall Station and walk north on George Street and right (east) on Market Street (6 minutes).

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Reviews

Rated 4.2 out of 5Sydney Tower Eye Star Rating

4 Star Rating Worth a visit. Bird's eye view of the city. Food is good if not great and has enough variety. Asian dishes stood out. Maybe not fully value for money but heck, if you are a tourist and in Sydney for just a few days, a small splurge here and there should not pinch. Good experience overall. Drinks are moderately priced.

Suvro Sarkar - 2 days ago

5 Star Rating Must go place. Very nice. View tower is amazing. It is identity of Sydney. And Westfield is really amazing. Everything inside here. But I found ticket bit expensive to go to view tower. Anyway, I enjoyed a lot.

Bishnu - 6 days ago

4 Star Rating Sydney tower is very awesome place to see the 360 degree view of Sydney. Perfect time is just before sunset so that you can see day view, sunset view & night view. I only disappointed by binoculars which has kept their but they are not real. Overall it is good place to visit ones.

Trushal Nikam - 10 days ago

2 Star Rating The view is good, but everything else they attached to it is rather annoying. I came here to have a good view on the city. I did not want to watch a 4D movie with artificial 3D effects, nor did I intend to make theme park style photos. They should just focus on the core of their offer. Also in other cities you can go to observation decks without having to go through security checks.

Swen Kühnlein - 14 days ago

5 Star Rating Food choice was broad and delightful. Specific seafood tastes must be requested 48 hours in advance. Alcoholic beverages are not cheap nor in wide selection. But the view was breathtaking, well worth it, the food was merely a compliment to it.

Joshua Rumble - 1 month ago

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A look at the amazing views from the Skywalk

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