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Sky Tower, Auckland
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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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  • The reservation of the table worked great. The dinner was a menu with appetizer, main dish (fish with asparagus), and finally a cheese plate. A bottle of red wine. The food was very good. Although not huge portions. But it was but tired. It also had the unique view over the city with the port at night. We had the table from 21: 00. The visit to the observation deck was included. Would I recommend everyone as the end of the trip.
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  • I live in Auckland - and have visited the Sky Tower a number of times over the years and it is still an amazing experience. Great to identify landmarks and experience the amazing 360 degree view of th...  more »
  • An excillerating experience catching the lift into the sky to an awesome viewing platform. Reasonably priced and friendly staff make this a must do Auckland experience 
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  • Truly a landmark of New Zealand. The views from atop the sky tower are stunning. At the same time the restaurants and cafes have a very pleasant ambience. There is also plenty of opportunity for sky walks and bungees on the right day.
  • Definitely the best view over Auckland! Paid 20$ as a Student - a bit pricey. Wifi was working very well, you could stay as long as you wanted, and there were lots of benches to sit and just enjoy the view.
  • Lovely views over Auckland, particularly at sunset. The Skywalk is great and Skyjump a real rush- aim for the bullseye! Restaurant, Casino and various bars etc serve quality food and drinks, but everything costs. One of the iconic 'things to do' in Auckland.
  • 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!
  • Incredible views and the kids loved it - but it's quite pricey for the family. Still amazing!