SkyPoint Observation Deck
SkyPoint Observation Deck
4.5
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
About
SkyPoint Observation Deck is located on Levels 77 and 78 of the Q1 Building in Surfers Paradise and is Australia's only beach side observation deck. Rising a sheer 230 meters into the sky, SkyPoint is one of the Gold Coast's most popular attractions and has become a must see destination for locals and visitors alike. It provides stunning 360 degree panoramic views that stretch from the surf to the hinterland and beyond and provides the perfect location for visitors to experience the shimmering Gold Coast skyline at night or take in views from Brisbane to Byron Bay during the day. Enjoy a freshly prepared meal from Seventy7 Cafe and Bar as you spot whales migrating along the eastern coast or as a new storm rolls in. SkyPoint Observation Deck is a must-see for all Gold Coast visitors. With unrivaled 360 degree views from the coast to the hinterland, mini-theatrette and informative feature zones and displays that provide all the information you need to plan your holiday hit list. By night, SkyPoint Observation Deck transforms into a chic, high altitude lounge bar with music every Friday and Saturday night and Sunset Sounds on Sunday afternoon. Enjoy drinks and delicious platters with friends and take in the glittering skyline. SkyPoint Observation Deck is an 18+ venue on Friday and Saturday night from 8pm.
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  • JJ_JJ
    Singapore, Singapore113 contributions
    Skypoint
    Went there to take a 360 degree view of the Gold Coast. Restaurant food were average but that wasn't the main point of my visit. Bought an observation deck entrance ticket with dining voucher. Transactions were easy and food were served fast! Enjoyed the view from the top!
    Thanks JJ-SG! We hope to see you back up the top again soon.
    Written January 3, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2022
    Traveled with family
    Written December 22, 2022
  • NZMartins
    Upper Hutt, New Zealand208 contributions
    Great views and info, worth going up
    Well worth going up here. Cafe/restaurant at the top. Fast lifts. Great views all round as flor to high ceiling windows. Maps of floor saying which direction you were facing and various points in the World and how far they were. Exhibition on the origins of surfing in the Gold Coast was really interesting. Weather wasn’t good when we went up but still able to see quite a way. If your over 60 you get special rates - senior which are cheaper than the discount rates, so ask everywhere you go!
    Hi NZMartins. Thanks for the review. Sorry you didn't have great weather but the view is great no matter the cloud! Hope to see you back again in the not too distant future.
    Written May 2, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 5, 2023
  • Jun Z
    1 contribution
    Scary lift
    We had a scare with the lifts yesterday. My family (with a 14 month old) boarded the lift to go to the deck. The lift went haywire as it moved up and down several floors without stopping. We were in the lift for more than we should. We pushed the call button but no answer until we reached the bottom floor again. The attendant at the bottom did not know what had happened so we boarded the other lift.
    Dear 743junz. Thank you for sharing your review. SkyPoint's elevators undergo regular rigorous testing and preventative maintenance to ensure our guests are using some of the safest lifts in the country. From your description the elevators safety processes were initiated to ensure you and your family were safe at all times and returned to the ground floor. We appreciate this can cause a scare and apologies for this. Your feedback has been passed on to our elevator service provider to further investigate further.
    Written May 2, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written March 8, 2023
  • Traveller71
    Marlborough Region, New Zealand5 contributions
    Views 1/10 service at the cafe 2/10
    Great views but don’t expect any customer service from the cafe/bar. One of the guys behind the bar had great pleasure telling everyone ( me included) to go back to their table and use the QR code to order from their phone. In the time it took him to do this he could have just served them. We watched him for at least an hour consistently telling anyone who came up to him at the bar. He looked so pleased with himself. Not sure he understands what the hospitality industry is all about. Unlike the lovely girl who serviced me our drinks as I wanted to pay by cash.
    Dear KParsonsK. Thank you for providing this feedback. It has been passed onto our Food and Beverage team to use as training with our team to continually improve our service.
    Written May 2, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written March 20, 2023
  • Kaz b
    Townsville, Australia73 contributions
    Nice views but that's it
    Great views and a nice relaxed atmosphere. I would say the only down side is that they didn't plan with some foresight that everyone would flock here to photograph the sunset. The part of the observation deck where the sunset is visible is quite narrow and becomes unpleasant with everyone trying to get photos/videos or walk by. Not enough seating for those wanting to sit down and have a drink or meal. We had to wander around to have our drinks. I was not offered a glass for my beer and had to ask, sparkling wine was clearly flat and it was only after asking for some that wasn't flat the bartender said "oh its a bit flat is it" with not one bubble visible in the glass. Some information around is interesting to read but outdated. With all the information provided on surfing, helicopters, local history, the information about Aboriginal history was summed up with just one sentence without even listing the local tribes name. Price to get up there is a bit on the high side at $23, locals get a discount and pay $15. Not really something I would do again.
    Thank you for leaving such valuable feedback to all.
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 30, 2023
  • Realistic Travellers
    Northampton, United Kingdom589 contributions
    does what it says on the tin...spectacular views of SP
    The SkyPoint Observation Deck is located in the tallest residential tower in Australia. It is found on the 77th level of the Q1 hotel. The Observation Deck is 230m high and allows for 360-degree views of the Gold Coast. It takes less than 1 minute to reach the top! We didnt have any food or drink but just took in the views all around....see the pics.
    Glad you enjoyed the view, and we appreciate your feedback.
    Written September 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 4, 2023
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Bobcat18793
Denver, CO225 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
We weren’t sure we wanted to spend the money ($60 AUD for two adults, views only) but it was worth it. Stunning views from every angle! We went around 10:30am on a Saturday and it wasn’t too busy, more people coming down than going up the express elevator. Recommend!
Written 11 November 2023
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Amazing thank you, glad to hear.
Written 19 November 2023
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Tabatha1998
Auckland, New Zealand638 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Excellent way to get a great overview of the Gold Coast and surrounds. Awesome views and very smooth elevator ride. Definitely worth a visit.
Written 30 September 2023
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Thank you for leaving feedback.
Written 19 November 2023
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Greg Stevens
Sydney, Australia1,590 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Recommend you arrive an hour before sunset and stay until the darkness sets in!
We bought online but still need to queue to enter!
Don’t recommend main meal, too crowded and no atmosphere and views blocked by all the view photographers!
However coffee and cake…baked New York cheesecake is nice!
The lift ride is interesting, as on the lift ceiling it shows/televises your journey through the floors up to the 77th floor!
Written 27 September 2023
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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.
Written 19 November 2023
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Realistic Travellers
Northampton, UK589 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
The SkyPoint Observation Deck is located in the tallest residential tower in Australia. It is found on the 77th level of the Q1 hotel. The Observation Deck is 230m high and allows for 360-degree views of the Gold Coast. It takes less than 1 minute to reach the top!

We didnt have any food or drink but just took in the views all around....see the pics.

Written 4 September 2023
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Glad you enjoyed the view, and we appreciate your feedback.
Written 12 September 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kaz b
Townsville, Australia73 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Great views and a nice relaxed atmosphere. I would say the only down side is that they didn't plan with some foresight that everyone would flock here to photograph the sunset. The part of the observation deck where the sunset is visible is quite narrow and becomes unpleasant with everyone trying to get photos/videos or walk by.
Not enough seating for those wanting to sit down and have a drink or meal. We had to wander around to have our drinks. I was not offered a glass for my beer and had to ask, sparkling wine was clearly flat and it was only after asking for some that wasn't flat the bartender said "oh its a bit flat is it" with not one bubble visible in the glass.
Some information around is interesting to read but outdated. With all the information provided on surfing, helicopters, local history, the information about Aboriginal history was summed up with just one sentence without even listing the local tribes name.
Price to get up there is a bit on the high side at $23, locals get a discount and pay $15.
Not really something I would do again.
Written 30 June 2023
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Thank you for leaving such valuable feedback to all.
Written 12 September 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Vescence
Sydney, Australia293 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
If you do one touristy thing in Gold Coast, this is worth the cost.

We didn’t book and on clear skies, decided to spontaneously head up Q1 building - Skypoint observation deck - stunning outlook and views along the coast and hinderland.

Recommend taking your time and have a cocktail/bevy, few nibblies or a light lunch for a relaxing time to pass away the afternoon !
Written 3 June 2023
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Appreciate your feedback.
Written 12 September 2023
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vrm69
Perth, Australia26 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
Great 360 views from 77th floor the lift ride up is very fast, look at the lift ceiling it shows the lift workings as you travel up.
Written 30 May 2023
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Appreciate you sharing with us your feedback.
Written 12 September 2023
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Timalsena.
Auburn, Australia1 contribution
Apr 2023 • Family
Customer service was horrible and staff are rude.
No value of customer service and work ethics. I was late for 10 min and staff refused to take me and refund my money. They give examples of airport service, if I am late plane will not wait for me 😳. Totally disappointing and disgusting..!! Miss used of consumer laws of Australia!!!!!!! They have own laws 😳
Second thing
Never buy food voucher it’s scam and crazy.
Total waste of money and time’!!!!
Written 25 May 2023
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Hi, if you would like to contact me via info@skypoint.com.au please do so as I can investigate this matter further.
Written 12 September 2023
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Grant S
Bairnsdale, Australia29 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
What a ride up...wish they had said look up as we entered the elevator. Lots of people on a sunny mid week morning but lots of seats to sit and look. Alot of reading to do if that's your thing too. Staff were happy too which says alot
Written 24 May 2023
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Thank you for your valuable feedback and we are so happy you enjoyed your time with us.
Written 12 September 2023
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moomagic
Tauranga, New Zealand18 contributions
May 2023 • Family
This was a fantastic thing to do. We purchased a meal deal ticket and had lunch at the top 77 floors up. The view from here is so magical and the ticket allows you unlimited entry for the whole day which means you benefit by being able to go up both in the day and at night.
Written 17 May 2023
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So happy you enjoyed your time and appreciate your feedback.
Written 12 September 2023
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