Also known as the Southern Star, the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is an enormous Ferris Wheel located in Melbourne's Waterfront City precinct in Docklands. Standing at a height of 120 metres above the ground, the wheel takes visitors on a 30 minute ride and provides spectacular sweeping views of Melbourne city in all its glory - including several prominent sites and landmarks such as the Port Phillip Bay as well as Mount Macedon and the Dandenong Ranges in the distance. The wheel itself features seven spokes - that represent the seven-pointed star of the National Flag - and 21 fully-enclosed and air-conditioned glass cabins that can accommodate up to 20 passengers at a time. A ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel is recommended for travellers sight-seeing in Melbourne and for those who wish to observe the striking beauty of the surrounding cityscape.
A single flight costs around $32 for adults and $19 for children
Available daily from 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The view of the cityscape
Though designated prayer facilities at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit some of the several mosques in Melbourne such as the Melbourne City Mosque, Broadmeadows Mosque, Carlton Mosque, City Mosque and the Meadow Heights Mosque.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Melbourne Star Observation Wheel can visit some of the numerous Halal restaurants in Melbourne. Little Malaysia, Abdul's Halal Takeaway Food and Sawasdee Thai are just a few popular Halal eateries, with several other Indian and Middle Eastern Halal restaurants being available across Melbourne.