General Admission

Melbourne Star invites you to experience Melbourne in a whole new way.  Day or night, you'll feel on top of the world as the Star glides on its gentle arc through the sky.

Select from a single general admission ticket or Day & Night ticket (previously known as the Encore Ticket),  a dual ticket providing you with the opportunity to experience the two faces of Melbourne -  by day and by dusk/evening - conditions apply.

Families may select from three family ticket options with a special rate for additional children.

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.

Opening Hours

Melbourne Star is open daily from 10am - 10pm with the last flight departure at 9.30pm (ticket purchases for the final flight of the evening must be made by 9.15pm). 

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel will open from 1pm on Christmas Day (December 25) and Anzac Day (April 25).

On December 31, 2014 we will be open for the midnight fireworks.

Operational hours are subject to weather conditions and may be changed without notice.


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Day & Night 


(Previously known as the Encore Ticket)

Adult $32.00 $40.00
Child (5 - 15 Years) $19.00 $24.00
Children (up to 4 Years) Free Free
Family (1 Adult & 2 Children) $56.00 $70.00
Family (2 Adults & 1 Child) $67.00 $84.00
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) $82.00 $100.00
Family - Additional Children $15.00 $19.00
Seniors $29.00 $36.00
Concession $26.00 $33.00
Groups (Min. of 10)    
Adult $26.00 $33.00
Child $15.00 $19.00

General Admission tickets are valid for one year from the date of purchase.  

New Year's Eve 2014: General Admission pricing will apply for December 31, 2014. Melbourne Star will not be accepting any requests for pre-booked departure times, private cabin bookings or Star Experience Packages. Complimentary tickets will not be accepted after 5pm on December 31, 2014.  No promotional offers can be redeemed for flights after 5pm December 31, 2014.

Details regarding Australia Day 2015 will be released soon.  

A Day and Night Flight (previously known as the Encore Ticket) is a combination ticket providing you with the opportunity to experience the two faces of Melbourne -  by day and by dusk/evening.  The second flight must be taken within 30 days of the first flight. Conditions Apply. 

Melbourne Star is celebrating Summer with the launch of its Annual Pass for a strictly limited time; onsale from December 8, 2014 until January 31, 2015. 

Concession and Seniors Cardholders may be asked to provide Government issued identification at the time of flight.

Education & School Group rates are available for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and School Holiday Camp programmes. For more information on these group rates, please contact Melbourne Star's Public Programmes Manager.

If you would prefer to pre-purchase your tickets by telephone, this can be done by contacting us on (03) 8688 9688 and pressing 5 to speak with a member of our Guest Relations Team.  An express post charge of $5.75 applies for all telephone sales.

Group and Companion Card tickets must be purchased directly at the Melbourne Star Ticket Office and cannot be purchased online.

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