The 975-foot-tall Eureka Tower may fall just a little short of being Australia's loftiest building--that'd be the Gold Coast's Q1--but it does offer the highest public vantage of any building in the entire Southern Hemisphere. The Eureka Skydeck on the 88th floor gives you as kingly a view of Melbourne as you could possibly ask for: a panorama unfurling from the Yarra River and the Central Business District beyond to Port Phillip Bay and the Dandenong Ranges. You'll find binoculars and viewfinders to I.D. Melbourne landmarks, and there are adult bevvies for sale for toasting the cloud-level vista. Steely-nerved? Step into the glass-walled Edge Experience jutting out from the tower and dig the sight of your feet suspended way, WAY above the city buzz.
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