Melbourne Star invites you to experience Melbourne in a whole new way on its opening. Take a flight of discovery through the Melbourne skies and see the city from a different perspective. Melbourne Star gives you a unique introduction to the city, with all its colour, culture and eccentricities. It’s more than just a view – it’s a complete experience, giving visitors and locals alike a new way to engage with Melbourne’s vibrant cityscape.
Day or night, you’ll feel on top of the world as the Star glides on its gentle arc through the sky. From the tranquil gardens, to the glitzy fashion strips, to the bustling sporting precincts, all the unique attractions of Melbourne are laid out beneath you. The Southern Hemisphere’s only giant observation wheel brings the whole picture together – the sophisticated, the grungy and the downright quirky, all spread out under the sky.
Each of the Melbourne Star’s 21 spacious, air-conditioned cabins gives you an unparalleled, 360-degree view of the city. Walk around and take in the views from all angles, while audio commentary gives you a brief introduction to the history and significance of the sights below. Taking in the striking beauty of the cityscape, you’ll understand why Melbourne is consistently rated one of the world’s most liveable cities.
With its striking scale and innovative design, Melbourne Star is a vibrant addition to the Docklands landscape. A spectacular LED display transforms the star into a giant, glittering kaleidoscope of colour, with over five million different combinations, which can be synchronised with music, giving you a complete sensory experience unlike any other.
For locals and tourists alike, Docklands is becoming a destination of choice for shopping, restaurants and bars, sport and entertainment. Take a walk around and experience the pleasures of this thriving waterfront precinct for yourself. The Star Piazza is surrounded by restaurants and bars, with many more nestled into the nooks and crannies of Harbour Town Shopping Centre. Have a drink, indulge in a delicious meal and enjoy the fresh air by the water. Your visit to Melbourne Star gives you the perfect chance to explore all the highlights Melbourne’s newest cultural precinct has to offer.
Close to the city and public transport, with ample car parking available at Harbour Town, Melbourne Star is one of Melbourne’s easiest attractions to reach and to enjoy.
Take the flight, and experience Melbourne like never before. More information is available regarding functions and events; education and group bookings; what’s on at the Star; school holiday activities; special events and your own private cabin experience packages.
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is accredited with, and or a member of the following organisations.
Victorian Tourism Industry Council
Melbourne Convention Bureau
Australian Tourism Export Council
Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association Inc.
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions