A recently completed high-rise building in the heart of Downtown Dubai, Sky Views Dubai is THE attraction to be at. Fascinating heights, iconic views and adventure - what else do you really need?
A glass slide, an observatory, a walk in the air and a meal with a view - thats what you get when you sign up for a day at Sky View Dubai. If that doesn't make you scramble for tickets right away, we don't know what will!
Sky View Observatory Dubai in a Nutshell
Observation & Glass Slide: Daily, 10:30 am to 9pm
Edgewalk: Daily, 2 pm to 9 pm
Know before you go
Best time to visit - Mornings, or late afternoons
Starting Prices for Sky View Dubai Tickets - AED 65
Suggested duration - 60 minutes
Location - 52nd and 53rd floors of the Address Sky View Hotel
Why Visit The Sky View Observatory Dubai
1.The Sky View Observatory, situated at 219.5m above Dubai, serves you with delicious views of the city, and the iconic Burj Khalifa.
2. There's an outdoor glass slide that takes you from the 53rd level to the 52nd, in a transperant glass tube.
3. Upgrade your experience with the Sky Walk! It's an experience of a lifetime where in you air-walk, hands-free, around the top of the tower's main pod.
4. You can also choose to admire the city with a delicious meal at the Panorama 52 restaurant (yet to open)
Sky Views Observatory Dubai Tickets - Which One Should You Buy?
The Sky View Observatory is a favourite among tourists and locals alike, as it IS the perfect way to end a day with a beautiful sunset and some adventure. Hence, long waiting lines are natural. Here are the top rated Sky View Dubai tickets you can buy, so you can save time and dime:
A ticket to the Sky Observatory includes the Sky Glass Slide experience, and costs AED 70 for adults (AED 90 at sunset) and AED 60 for children aged three to 16 (AED70 for sunset). For the Sky Edge Walk, tickets are priced at AED 704 including a safety briefing and all equipment.
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Top things to do at Address Sky View Dubai
1Drool over the views!
The Sky View Observatory is known for the beautiful views it has on offer. Once here, not only will you see the city in a different light (from 219.5m above ground), but the iconic Burj Khalifa tower, is nothing less than a sight to behold.
2Glide down a Glass-Slide
Nope, we're not kidding. The Sky View Observatory has on offer the chance for you to glide down a glass slide, from the 53rd to the 52nd floor of the tower. If you manage to keep your eyes open through this adventure, you'll get more stunning views, at an incredible speed!
3Live on the Edge, literally!
Have you ever wanted to casually hang off of the edge of building? If yes, the Sky Walk might just be the experience for you. The experience is a hands-free walk along a ledge that goes around the top of the tower's pod. No windows, no protective barriers - just you, your safety equipment, and the ledge. Oh, and the views!
4A culinary affair at Panorama 52
If you're not in the mood for nerve wrecking adventure, you can choose to grab a meal at the American diner restaurant at Sky Views. Panorama 52 is scheduled to open in 2022, where guests can enjoy casual comfort food with epic views of Dubai city.
Plan Your Visit
Sky Views Observatory Opening Hours
Sky Views Observatory is open from 10:30 am to 9 pm, everyday.
Getting to the Sky View Observatory
The stop that's closest to Sky Views Dubai is the Dubai Mall Metro Bus Stop Landside 1, which is an easy 6 6-minute walk from the attraction. Here's the list of buses you can board: #30, #D03, #D03A, or #F13.
The nearest metro station is the Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall Metro station, which is again, a 6-minute walk from the attraction. Boarding the line MRed will get you there.
If you’re planning to drive in from the center of Dubai, take the first interchange and go on to the Financial Centre Road.
Best Time To Visit the Sky Views Observatory Dubai
While there is no perfect time to visit the Sky Views Observatory Dubai - it's an established fact that the views are best during sunset. Ideally, it’s also the perfect time to bump into a plethora of people. If you're someone who loves beating the crowd, sometime early afternoon, or late evening should be the best time to visit.
Things to Know before you visit Sky Views Observatory
1. It is mandatory to carry your passport or Emirates ID to Sky View Dubai
2. It's better to inform the Sky View staff about any and every pre-existing health conditions you might have - physical and medical.
3. The Glass Slide has height and weight restrictions. While the minimum height is 130 cm, the maximum is 210 cm. The minimum weight, is 50 kg, while the maximum is 100 kg.
4. For the Edge Walk, while guests between the age of 12 to 65 can participate, it is mandatory for minors (those under the age of 18), to have consent from their parents in-person. Height and weight restrictions exist for this experience too. Minimum height and weight: 120 cm, 30 kg
Maximum height and weight: 200 cm, 150 kg
Insider tips for visiting Sky Views Dubai
- Always pre-purchase your tickets. Although offline tickets are available, it’s better to buy your tickets in advance to avoid crowds and the disappointment of not getting any at the last minute.
- Inform the Sky View staff of any pre-existing conditions (physical, intellectual and medical) that you might have.
- Wear comfortable clothing, but also ensure it fits well. Avoid skirts, dresses, and high heels/ shoes with sharp metal edges that might damage the glass.
- Don’t carry any phones, electronics, or sharp objects while you’re out on the glass slide and/or edge walk.
- When engaging in either of the two experiences, follow instructions to the T.
Thing to do near near Sky Views Observatory
Here are some top attractions which are located near Sky View, that you should add to your itinerary.
The world’s tallest performing fountain, the Dubai Fountain is a water, music, and light spectacle, that stretches up to two football fields! The fountain performs to a range of songs from contemporary to classics. More so, you can take rides in an abra/kayak and get front row seats to the magic!
The At the Top experience at Burj Khalifa is your chance to experience Dubai from the tallest building in the world. The world’s fastest elevator takes you up to the 124th and 125th floor seemingly fast, after which you can enjoy 360-degree views from the observation deck.
The Dubai Aquarium houses hundreds of species that are stretched over a 48-meter long tunnel that gives 270-degree views of the aquarium. On Level 2, the Underwater Zoo takes guests through aquatic environments and distinct displays, along with experiences such as shark encounters and diving, scuba diving, shark walking, etc
On level 122 of the Burj Khalifa, the At.mosphere restaurant has a variety of cuisines for you to choose from, and the drinks and dessert menus are especially extensive.
Located within the Opera District in Downtown Dubai, the Dubai Opera is a 2000-seat performing arts center. It hosts a variety of performances including theatre, opera, ballets, concerts, conferences, and exhibitions.
Restaurants Near Sky Views Observatory
With good views, good food is primary. Here are the restaurants where you can find the best meals to unwind with after an adventurous day at Sky View:
A fancier take on a classic American diner, Panorama 52 is a sure-shot way to eat good food with the best views. Famous for its entrees, burgers and desserts, what else do you really need after a day full of beautiful views and hair-raising activities? Opening soon, close to a glass slide near you.
One of the best restaurants in town for Asian (more specifically Japanese) food, is the place to be! Famous for its ramen, Wagamama is the perfect spot to be when you’re hungry and need prompt service.
A one-stop shop for every meal and cuisine you can imagine, The Cheesecake Factory is certain to raise your spirits every time you visit. Oh also, don’t forget to try the cheesecake - it’s in the name!
Located at Address Downtown, The Restaurant overlooks the Burj Khalifa and the beautiful hotel gardens. Called The Restaurant, and designed like an apartment, it solidifes the experience of being a home-away-from-home.
As the name suggests, Social House is the spot to unwind after long days of shopping and exploring the Dubai mall. A global hub of cuisines, the views, and the design is enough to pull you in and ensure that you don’t feel like leaving.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Sky View Observatory?
Located in Downtown Dubai, Sky View Dubai is a unique structure that connects the dual towers of the 50-storey Address Sky View Hotel. Built at a height of 219.5m above Dubai, the Sky View Observatory is the ideal place to get the best views of Dubai.
How much does a ticket to Sky View Observatory cost?
A ticket to Sky View Dubai typically starts from AED 65, and increases as you continue to add more experiences.
Are five-year-olds allowed at Sky View?
Yes, kids are allowed - but they won't be allowed to get on the glass slide or do the edge walk, because of obvious reasons. Kids from ages 12 to 18 require the presence of an adult who consents to them engaging with the experience.
What time does Sky View Dubai open?
Sky View Dubai is open from 10:30 am to 9 pm everyday, irrespective of it being a weekday or a weekend. The Edge-Walk is open from 2 pm to 9 pm everyday.
How can I buy Sky View Dubai tickets?
You can buy Sky View Dubai tickets online and book them in advance with exciting offers.
Do I need tickets to enter the Sky View Observatory?
Yes, you need tickets to enter and enjoy the beauty that Sky View has on offer.