Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Private Cabin

Melbourne, Victoria

Enjoy a 30-minute flight on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel in your own private cabin as you take in the spectacular views of Melbourne city.

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Book your own private cabin on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel and take a spin in the skies for spectacular views of Melbourne City and the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas.

Located in the Docklands precinct, the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is the perfect way to enjoy the sights of the city and surrounds. Impress your partner on a romantic date or invite 9 of your closest friends for an exclusive 30-minute flight on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. With a private cabin, you can enjoy unimpeded 360-degree views across the bay to Arthurs Seat and the Dandenong Ranges on Australia’s only giant observation wheel.

As you tour the skies of Melbourne, audio commentary will highlight the significant landmarks of the city and surrounds. The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is one of the top things to do in Melbourne. For a unique way to experience the sights of the city, book your private cabin online here.


Due to government restrictions Melbourne Star will be temporarily closed from 7pm Thursday 27 May and will reopen as soon as the restrictions are lifted

  • Packages booked during closure will be extended through to Tuesday 31 August 2021
  • Please contact Experience Oz Reservations to reschedule your visit


  • Single 30 minute flight on the Melbourne Star
  • Enjoy a private cabin for you and up to 9 of your closest friends and family
  • 21 spacious, air-conditioned cabins giving you an unparalleled, 360-degree views of the city


  • Transport to and from the attraction
  • Food and beverages


  • Australia’s only giant wheel
  • Private cabin for up to 10 guests
  • Audio commentary gives you a brief introduction to the history and significance of the sights below
  • At its peak height of 120 metres – the equivalent of a 40 storey building, will provide uninterrupted 360-degree panoramic views of Melbourne, Port Phillip Bay and the surrounding area up to 40 kilometres away
  • See right across the bay to Arthur’s Seat, the Mornington and Bellarine peninsulas and inland as far as the You Yangs, Mount Macedon and the Dandenong Ranges


  • Open ANZAC Day 1pm -9.30pm
  • From 26th April to 25th June open 11am – 6.30pm. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • From 26th June to 11th July open daily 11am – 6.30pm
  • From 12th July to 31st August open 11am – 6.30pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesdays
  • From 1st September – 31st April open Daily 11am – 9:30pm
  • Please note the last flight for departs 30 minutes before the scheduled closing time. All vouchers must be presented at the Melbourne Star Ticket Office for redemption forty-five (45) minutes before the scheduled closing time
  • Hours of operation are subject to adverse weather conditions and maybe changed without prior notice
  • Star Departure Lounge – open daily from 11am – 9pm September to April. Open daily 11am – 6pm May to August


  • Flight time on the Melbourne Star is 30 minutes


  • The Melbourne Star located on Waterfront Way in Docklands
  • All trams from CBD to Docklands are free. Take tram 35 (the City Circle Tram), tram 70 (via Flinders St) or tram 86 (via Bourke St)
  • Parking is available on Observation Drive or within The District Docklands Shopping Centre

Additional Information

  • Due to current COVID restrictions cabin capacity is set at 10 guests per cabin including children
  • When required we will batch 6 guests who are not travelling together in one cabin
  • There are open storage bins at our welcome host location where visitors can leave bags for collection following their flight. Whilst these bins are in sight of our staff we cannot be responsible for any loss of property
  • A limited number of non-motorised wheelchairs are available if required. Please enquire in advance to ensure availability on the day
  • The Star Departure Lounge cafe is a new addition to the Melbourne Star experience. Enjoy light snacks and slices, tea and coffee with family and friends before your flight. Better yet, get a sparkling wine, beer or cider and take it on board our temperature-controlled cabins, and make your trip above the Melbourne skyline an experience to truly savour

Due to operational requirements, the following items are not permitted to be taken into cabins

  • Food and drinks (bottled water permitted), with the exception of Star Experience Packages or Functions & Events guests
  • Animals with the exception of guide, hearing or assistance dogs
  • Rollerblades, bikes, scooters and skateboards
  • Large backpacks and suitcases
  • Prams and mobile scooters may be left in the designated area adjacent to the boarding platform at the owner’s risk
  • Backpacks and/or suitcases of any size are not permitted within the cabin
  • Any other bag or hand bag larger than A3 paper is not permitted within the cabin

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Purchased tickets must be used on the same day
  • Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! – Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction


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