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Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star provided by Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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Overview
Bag yourself some of the best views of Melbourne by booking your admission ticket for the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel in advance. Purchasing your ticket ahead of time means that you’ll avoid waiting in line on the day and choose a start time to suit your schedule. Plus, you can upgrade to ride the wheel during both the day and night.
Highlights
  • Secure your seat on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel by booking in advance
  • Escape the crowds on land and see Melbourne from high above
  • Audio commentary ensures you don't miss any monuments
  • Upgrade to a duo package to ride the wheel during both day and night
Important Information
Duration
30m
Inclusions
  • Melbourne Star Admission
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Soda/Pop
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hours of operation are subject to adverse weather conditions and maybe changed without prior notice
  • Each cabin can accommodate up to 20 passengers
  • Prams and mobile scooters are not permitted within the cabins however may be left in the designated area
  • Due to safety requirements, restrictions on motorised and non-motorised wheelchairs apply. Wheelchairs are to be locked into position in the allocated location within the cabin. A maximum of two (2) wheelchairs are permitted within a cabin, and a maximum of six (6) wheelchairs are permitted on the Melbourne Star at any one time.
  • Bags larger than A3 paper in size are not permitted within the cabin. Open storage bins are available where you can leave your bags and luggage for collection following your flight.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Mobile scooters are not permitted inside the cabins. The Melbourne Star has a limited number of non-motorised wheelchairs for an individual’s use if required. Notifying us in advance to ensure availability of these is strongly advised
  • Guests who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing travelling on their own will be provided with a mobile phone to use on their flight. This phone is designed to communicate announcements and safety instructions to guest as well as guest to communicate with the Melbourne Star Staff in unlikely event the guest should need to.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • All guests will be upgraded to Private Cabins with a maximum of 6 guests per cabin.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Clayton playz wrote a review Mar 2020
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It was so cool and had a nice view we brought the photos and yeah I was having fun on my own I will bring my crush on next time
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Hello Clayton, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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LoveTravel819105 wrote a review Mar 2020
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We visited Star Wheel while we were in town for Harry Potter play. I purchased the tickets cheap on Tripadvisor. Definitely worth a visit and awesome view
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Hello, thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear you included a visit to see us with your Harry Potter weekend. The show is incredible! We are pleased you loved our views and we look forward to welcoming you again next time you visit. Perhaps try a flight at night when you can see Melbourne sparkle! Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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TimJewel wrote a review Feb 2020
Hamilton, New Zealand30 contributions8 helpful votes
We loved our ‘flight’ in the Melbourne Star. It was well worth the cost, which was discounted as we brought the tickets through BookMe. The kids enjoyed the 30 minute ride and we had a cabin to our selves, which was a nice touch. Will definitely do this again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Hello! Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your Melbourne Star experience. When you visit us again, perhaps try an evening flight. Melbourne's skyline looks spectacular at night. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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Andy B wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom88 contributions24 helpful votes
The Melbourne star is very similar to the london eye, with the exception of the views which are fantastic, from the top you can see all around the Docklands and the outer suboards of Melbourne, A definite attraction to visit
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star
Responded 2 Mar 2020
Hello! Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the views aboard Melbourne Star and we hope you visit us again very soon! Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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DesertBill wrote a review Feb 2020
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico51 contributions8 helpful votes
This ride gives you an excellent view of Melbourne and the surrounding area. It wasn’t that crowded so my wife and I were the only ones in our pod. The pods are spacious, clean and air-conditioned. The view would have been better without smog from the forest fires. If you’re so
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Melbourne S, Guest Relations Manager at Welcome Back to Melbourne - Melbourne Star
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Hello! Thank you for leaving us a review. We are so pleased to hear that you and your wife had a great experience with us and enjoyed our spectacular views. We hope you come back and visit us again when the weather is a bit clearer. Would recommend you come for a night flight so you can enjoy a stunning view of the lights of Melbourne. Kind Regards, Melbourne Star Team
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GlobeTrotterrrrrrrr
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Okay-ish!
If you have taken a London Eye Flight, you won't cherish this as much for the views or the skyline. It is far from
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Sharon B
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Relaxing , Amazing Views
This area is Amazing , walk up the ramp, to this incredible Wheel that doesn't stop.. Beautiful Big Glass Cabins wi
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paulevans2108
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Spectacular Views
Fantastic vantage point providing awesome views over Melbourne’s CBD and the bay. Close to other attractions too in
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PeterG47
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Why didn’t we do this sooner?
We have resisted riding the Star ever since it was built; what a silly thing in a silly place. Yesterday we finally
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sharsam26
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Fantastic experience
Absolutely loved this! Great views of the city and outlying areas. Excellent value for money. No wait time and a ca
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Jessica R
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Not worth it
After being on various different observation wheels/ observation buildings this one was a massive disappointment. T
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205doreenm
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Amazing view
My friends and I really enjoyed the ride. The view is amazing. Unfortunately the glass of the observation capsule
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AmandaLeeSA
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Majestic
I pre-purchased tickets online but upon arrival, the pre-paid ticket line wasn’t manned. The sign said to go to the
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Paulo_Ellen
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Amazing View!!
We went on our first day in Melbourne. We took the 35 tram (for free) from our hotel and when we arrived, it was ve
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macdoodle65
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Great views of the city and surrounds
We were lucky we had our own cabin just the two of us so no issues of wandering between all sides to get best views
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ellisonk54
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Great view but not much to see
It takes 30mins and is expensive. A great view of the docks but not much else. Our grand kids enjoyed it. A pity no
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Barossa-Epicure
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Great perspective of Melbourne
Do yourself a favour and visit this attraction at least once when you are in Melbourne. Expect queues but these ten
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KymMarie220
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Chill time
Pre-book your ticket, and if you time it right, you will be there for happy hoyr - cheaper beverage and just possib
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ynadqnor
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120 Meters High
Most cities around the world boast of their own ferries wheel. They are mostly advertised to be big in their own do
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kmc3012
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Afternoon visit
Great way to see Melbourne and beyond. Beautiful outlook and scenery 360 degree views nice and relaxing. Well worth
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Key Details
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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