The Sydney Tower Eye Overview

Visit the Sydney Tower Eye, an integral part of the city’s skyline, known for offering a spectacular panoramic 360-degree view of the city. In the town centre, this attraction opened in 1981. It has an observation deck, outdoor platform, and 4D cinema.

The Observation Deck in Sydney sits 250 metres high with cool gadgets like powerful binoculars and touchscreens for a fun experience. Your tour of the deck will also include a 4D cinema experience, taking you on a journey to Sydney's iconic landmarks and attractions. Enjoy stunning city views from The Sydney Tower Eye with our Australia packages.

If the view from the observation deck leaves you asking for more, you can embark on the guided Skywalk tour. This will let you walk on an open-air glass skywalk encircling the area, allowing you an unparalleled view of the cityscape. 


• Climb to the top of the Sydney Tower Eye and admire the panoramic 360-degree vista of Sydney's urban landscape. 
• Reach the observatory deck and immerse yourself in the expansive view of the Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, and the Opera House.
• Use the multilingual touchscreens and 18 high-powered binoculars provided on the deck to get a closer view of Sydney's notable landmarks.
• Embark on a 60-minute guided Skywalk tour at a height of 268 metres, and observe the bustling city of Sydney from above.
• Delight in a 4D cinema experience, offering an immersive exploration of Sydney's iconic landmarks and attractions.

How To Reach

1. By Car: The Sydney Tower Eye is located 900 m from the heart of the city, it will take just 4 min by a hired car or cab to reach the attraction via Market St, Clarence St and King St.

2. By Foot: If you're already in the vicinity, you can easily walk to Market Street, where the Sydney Eye is located.

3. By Bus: Take a bus to Westfield Sydney, which is 170 m away from the attraction. You can reach the location from the bus station with a 1-minute walk via Market St

4. By Train: Take a train to St James, Town Hall or Martin Place, which are the nearest rail stations. From St. James, you will need to walk for 1.2 km via Market St and King St to reach the attraction in 4 minutes. If you are coming from Town Hall, you will need to walk for 6 minutes to cover 1.5 km via Market St. From Martin Place, the destination is 1.8 km away, and you can reach in 7 mins via King St.

Best Time To Visit

The Sydney Tower Eye is a year-round destination and is open every day from 10 am to 7 pm, so can be visited any time during the year.

1. Best Season: The best season to visit the attraction is during the spring season, which lasts from September to November. During these months the weather is pleasant with less rainfall, making it suitable for the Skywalk Tour.

2. Best Day in the Week: The best day in the week to visit the Sydney Tower Eye is on weekdays when there is less crowd.

3. The Best Time of the Day: The Sydney Tower Eye offers the best views during sunset, when you can see the sun setting and the skyline of Sydney is illuminated.

Other Essential Information

Visitor Tips:

1. The Sydney Tower Eye is a great spot for catching a sunset against the Sydney skyline

2. Children 16 years and below must be accompanied by an adult during the experience. For children aged up to 10 years, there must be 1 adult per child and for children aged 11 to 16 years, there can be one adult for three children.

3. The entire Sydney Tower Eye is wheelchair, pram, and mobility-impaired friendly and wheelchairs can also be borrowed from the admission area if required.

4. You must follow safety messages and instructions before embarking on the Skywalk tour.

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Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
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10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Point of Interest for The Sydney Tower Eye
Enjoy 360 Degree View from the Observation Deck

Enjoy 360 Degree View from the Observation Deck

Located 250 metres above the ground level is the main attraction of the Sydney Tower Eye, its observation deck. This is the place from where you will be able to get an uninterrupted 360-degree view of Sydney and its iconic landmarks. Feel mesmerised as you look at the bird’s eye view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Sydney Opera House and even the Blue Mountains at times.

Go on A Skywalk Tour

Go on A Skywalk Tour

If you are looking for some adrenaline rush adventures, then a Skywalk experience is apt for you. You will be harnessed to an outdoor platform and taken on a 60-minute guided SKYWALK tour, during which you will walk on a glass-floored viewing platform. The platform is the highest outdoor viewpoint in this city and is situated 268m above the Sydney streets. Your guide will point out various iconic landmarks of the city and also share interesting facts about them.

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