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Sky Tower, Auckland
Categories: Observation Decks, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Charge your camera for panoramic photographs from Sky Tower, the tallest structure in New Zealand. Auckland's eye-catching landmark, this 328 m (1,076 ft) observation and telecommunications tower rises over the city's business district and remains best known for its unique needle-like design. An elevator whisks you to the top in less than 40 seconds, leaving plenty of time for breathtaking views from one of the observation decks. For an extra kick of adrenaline, take a peek at the city below through the glass-floor panels. If you happen to be here at sunset, you can see the colors changing over the city and enjoy a cocktail at the tower's cafe/bar. Using our world travel planner, Auckland attractions like Sky Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Fantastic views of the whole of Auckland, especially at night. Choice of restaurants, food always been good. Very interesting watching people paying machines, especially when they win. Supply crayons ... read more »
If you are planning to visit the Sky Tower, I would recommend that you have meal at one of the restaurant on the tower. You can sit and have great meal while enjoying great view of Auckland 360 degree... read more »
This amazing tower gives stunning views of the whole Auckland area (and can be seen from most of Auckland too - it seems to pop up in lots of our photos). Well organised, clean and stunning viewing fl... read more »
So, I wasn't too sure WHAT to expect...even though I live in Auckland... Is it a Tower made of Sky? Is it owned by someone named Sky? Why is it next to a city also made of Sky? What is Sky? Isn't Sky that satellite TV channel thing? Why is TV building towers? Maybe it's a big Satellite for the TV people! WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG, WRONG! It's actually a really tall-ass building in the middle of Auckland, the view is great...in fact, you can ALMOST see Mordor. If you're not a fan of heights, then it probably isn't a good idea for you to go up. Otherwise 13/13!
The view is very beautiful and the bungee jumping is soo fun! I love it and deifinelty want to come back and revisit that sky tower
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The views from this place are amazing. We went at sunset and it was amazing. You could see every corner of the city from the top of the tower. The wait to the get to the top wasn't long at all.
I was impressed with the view - it is even more awesome than you think. Would go there every week and enjoy the sunset.
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