Sky Tower is a tower in Auckland, New Zealand. The tower is used for telecommunications and as an observation deck that provides breathtaking elevated views over the city of Auckland and beyond. Sky Tower was built as part of the SkyCity Auckland casino complex, the tower opened in 1997. It stands at a height of 328 metres tall and has become a landmark and reference point of the city due to it being a major part of the city’s skyline. As well as having an observation deck, the platform near the top of the tower has a restaurant and facilities that allow people to walk on its edge (SkyWalk).
The tower is situated in the city centre. You can walk there from many other sights in the city. You can also get the bus there, the 22A, 22N, 22R, 24B, 24W, 75 and 221 buses all stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The tower is open to visitors daily, 9am-10pm. Admission is set at 29$ for adults, 20$ for students and 12$ for children. It is advised to book in advance if you want to eat at the restaurant in the tower.