SKYWALK at the Sydney Tower Eye
SKYWALK at the Sydney Tower Eye is Sydney's highest outdoor adventure!
For an unforgettable Sydney experience, step onto SKYWALK!
You'll be walking on air 268 metres above stunning Sydney, with the city streets directly beneath your feet. Look down through the glass floor viewing platform for a bird's-eye perspective of the bustling city below, as part of a 45 minute guided tour around the outside of the iconic golden turret of Sydney Tower.
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At exactly twice the height of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, SKYWALK is Sydney's highest open air attraction and offers an unparalleled perspective of our incredible harbour city. An experienced guide gives you an insider's commentary on the amazing sights and landmarks of Sydney, and there's also an opportunity to have your photograph taken on the glass floor platform with the jaw-dropping harbour as your backdrop.
There really is no other experience quite like SKYWALK at the Sydney Tower Eye!
Note: All 7pm and 8pm SKYWALK tours held at the same time as the VIVID festival from 28 May to 13 June 2016 will be special edition light-up SKYWALK Tours with LED accessories and fun - Find out more!
"I thought I was going to be terrified, but once I got out there and saw how safe it was and how magnificant the views are, it turned into one of those "wow" moments I'll never forget!"
Norm Martin, SKYWALK guest from Perth, Australia.
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SKYWALK Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
What is SKYWALK?
SKYWALK gives guests the opportunity to step outside the internal Observation Deck and onto an external 360 degree walkway around the turret of Sydney Tower, including 2 spectacular glass-floor viewing platforms. At exactly twice the height of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, SKYWALK is Sydney's highest viewing experience, offering the most amazing views across all of Sydney for up to 80kms in all directions. SKYWALK is one of Sydney's 'must do' experiences.
Is SKYWALK an 'extreme' experience?
Whilst undeniably offering an unrivalled thrill, SKYWALK is not an extreme experience designed just for adrenaline junkies. Thrillseekers certainly still get their kicks when taking a SKYWALK, but so does everyone else! In fact, SKYWALK is regarded by many participants as being a serene, uplifting and informative experience - even by those who are afraid of heights. If you have any reservations about taking part in SKYWALK, we urge you to talk to our staff either at the ticket desk on arrival or up on the Observation Deck. Alternatively, ask us a question on our Facebook page and we'll be happy to respond.
How old do I need to be to do a SKYWALK?
- Child tickets are for ages 8 - 15 years
- Children must be 8 years or older to experience SKYWALK and must be accompanied by an adult
- Children 16 years and under MUST be accompanied by a paying adult
- Children 17 years and under MUST have signed parental permission. Please use download and use the parental consent form here. Form and photo copy of ID to presented at time of SKYWALK.
What is the adult to child ratio policy?
- Children 8-10 years old inclusive is 1 child:1 adult
- Children 11-16 years old inclusive is 3 children:1 adult
- Children 17 years can participate without an adult present but MUST have signed parental permission. Please use download and use the parental consent form here. Form and photo copy of ID to presented at time of SKYWALK.
If I book a SKYWALK online, when should I turn up?
All pre-booked guests are required to arrive 45 minutes prior to the timeslot selected during the online booking process. Please note that on rare occasions during very busy periods, the walk may fall outside of the timeslot you select, but you will be notified of this on the ground level prior to heading up to the SKYWALK.
How often does SKYWALK run?
SKYWALK runs from 10:00am to 8:00pm Oct - April (last walk departs 8pm) and 10:00am to 7:00pm May - September (last walk departs 7pm). Additional walks are occasionally added during busy periods, and these will display as selectable options automatically during the online booking process.
Can I have an alcoholic drink before doing a SKYWALK?
Participants should not be under the influence of drugs (legal or illegal) or alcohol. To comply with operating regulations, all SKYWALK participants have to undergo a breath test and should have a blood alcohol reading of below 0.05%. Participants who have a reading of 0.05% or above will not be permitted to participate in the SKYWALK.
Are there any health requirements I should know about before doing a SKYWALK?
Participants must sign a declaration form that states they do not suffer from any medical conditions that prevent you or any other participants from comfortably and safely completing the SKYWALK.
I'm in a wheelchair - can I still go out on SKYWALK?
Yes, you most certainly can. We do require advance notice for wheelchair SKYWALK guests though. Find out more information here.
Can I take my camera on the SKYWALK?
Due to operating regulations, loose items such as mobile phones, cameras and camcorders are not permitted on the SKYWALK. Free lockers are provided to keep your valuables secure. Our SKYGUIDES are trained and authorised to take photographs of guests on the SKYWALK, and guests can view and purchase photographs upon completion of the SKYWALK.
If you have a lot of baggage, you can store it at Travel Australia Centre for roughly $10 per item per day.
Do I need to wear special clothing?
Regulations require enclosed shoes with no open toes. Shoes should be flat, non-slip and offer support and grip. All SKYWALK guests are also required to wear an all-in-one jump suit, which will be provided during the pre-walk safety briefing. Participants with prescription glasses and sun-glasses will be provided with an attachment to secure them.
Does the weather affect SKYWALK?
SKYWALKS run in all weather conditions, except electrical storms and extremely high winds. Wet weather return passes will be issued in the event of an extreme weather event that causes the closure of SKYWALK. Learn more about our Weather Promise here.
Can I bring my luggage?
Please note, for security reasons, we do not allow large suitcase up Sydney Tower to the Observation Deck. Only small shopping bags or hand luggage allowed. You can leave your bags with Westfield's concierge service on level 6 for $5.
Please note: The operators of SKYWALK will not, to the extent permissible by law, be responsible for any loss, damage or injury suffered by you arising from any medical condition, physical or psychological.
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