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Sydney Tower Eye celebrates 40th anniversary alongside lease extension to 2030

Sydney Tower Eye celebrates 40th anniversary alongside lease extension to 2030
January 23, 2021

Commencing its 40th anniversary celebrations of the Sydney Tower this year, the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck and Skywalk has announced a lease extension for the attraction until 2030.

Locals and visitors will continue to enjoy the popular tourist attraction, which includes stunning views from Sydney’s ultimate viewpoint, and are also invited to enjoy 80’s themed events throughout 2021 to celebrate the Tower’s milestone 40th anniversary.

Considered the city’s highest outdoor adventure experience, the Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck and Skywalk sits atop Westfield Sydney in the heart of the Sydney CBD.

The first of many exciting celebratory offerings at Sydney Tower Eye the year will take place in March and include two brand-new thrilling VR Pods. The VR Pods will provide guests the exciting opportunity to ‘See Sydney Differently’ via an immersive rollercoaster ride above Sydney Harbour with spectacular views of the city. There will also be another exciting activation announced shortly.

Merlin Entertainments Group Divisional Director, Midway Asia Pacific, Rob Smith advises “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to offer a world class tourist attraction from the tallest building in the city until at least 2030, and we are pleased to be celebrating this alongside Sydney Tower’s 40th anniversary.

“Despite trying times in the tourism and attraction management industry, we are focused on ensuring that we continue doing what we do best – working together to create magic and memorable experiences.”

Smith added “Sydney is beyond doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and we feel privileged to be able to share the best view of it with our guests for a long time to come.”

The Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck is open seven days a week during school holidays. During the school term the attraction is open Thursday to Monday every week from 10am – 7pm (last entry at 6pm).

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