Sydney Tower

Experience the best views of Sydney and beyond from the top of Sydney Tower. A "must do" visitor experience for any visitor to Sydney.

Sydney Tower Quick Facts:

    • Sydney's tallest free-standing structure
    • Tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere
    • Opened to the public in August 1981
    • Capable of withstanding earthquakes and extreme wind conditions
    • 56 cables stabilise the tower
    • The turret has a capacity of 960 persons
    • Features two restaurants
      • Sydney Tower Restaurant - Offering a one and a half hour buffet dining experience
      • Sydney Tower 360 Bar and Dining - intimate, stylish fine dining experience
    • Observation deck 250m (820ft) above ground level
    • 3 high speed double deck lifts - 40 seconds to travel from top to bottom
    • 1504 stairs



    • Attractions:
      • OzTrek - an amazing virtual reality ride across Australia
      • Observation Deck – experience a 360-degree panorama of Sydney
      • Skywalk – an exhilarating walk on glass overhangs, 260 metres above the city
      • Sydney Tower is open every day 9:00am to 10:30pm (except Christmas Day).

Getting Around

  • Sydney Tower is located on the corner of Pitt Street and Market Street.
  • Town Hall Station - 10 minute walk (500m)
  • St James Station - 6 minute walk (300m)
  • Closest Monorail Station is City Centre
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