The ALL NEW VR Plank Experience Explore dizzying new heights with the great Eureka Skydeck’s VR Experience! Round up your thrill-seeking mates for a race to the finish line and conquer your fear of heights from the comfort of a digital headset. The Skydeck Plank is an exciting Virtual Reality experience that has visitors balancing […]
The City of Melbourne turns 181 years old this month, so to celebrate we have looked back into the archives to see how Melbourne has changed over the years. Check out these five Melbourne Flashback beauties.
Flinders Street Station
You may have heard people referring to “I’ll meet you under the clocks!”. That famous catch phrase is referring to Australia’s first railway station. This cultural icon of Melbourne was completed in 1909.
Swanson Dock – Port Melbourne
Built not that long ago (1969) the Swanson Dock is the centre of Australia’s International container trade. Only 2km from CBD, it was built to improve congestion in the port and provide the first container shipping terminal in Melbourne.
Image Credits: Port of Melbourne Corporation
Royal Exhibition Centre
To celebrate the riches found during the gold rush, the Royal Exhibition Centre was built in 1880! To show case Melbourne’s achievements, we hosted our first international exhibition.
Government House was opened in 1876 designed specifically to house the Governor of Victoria, Built in Italian style, it was called the grandest house in Australia. With its tower 145 feet tall it can be seen for miles .
Little Collins Street
Little Collins Street is a minor street in the CBD, taking its name from Collins Street. Collins Street was named after Lieutenant-Governor David Collins who led a group of settlers in establishing a short-lived settlement at in the early 19th century.
Image Credits: Melbourne Curious
Recent News & Events
Eureka Skydeck is helping to celebrate Victorian Seniors Week! The Victorian Seniors Festival runs from Sunday 6th to Sunday 13th of October 2019 and aims to recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution our senior citizens have made and continue to make to our community. Stuck on Seniors Week ideas? What better way to celebrate Seniors […]
At Eureka Skydeck we appreciate all the hard work, dedication and support that teachers, early childhood teachers, casual relief teachers and principals provide for our Victorian students and we want to thank them for all of their efforts! That’s why we are giving teachers FREE ENTRY to the Skydeck between the 30th of September – […]
“OFFERING THE PURE JOY OF MUSICAL THEATRE AT ITS UNADULTERATED BEST, COME FROM AWAY IS A BREATHLESS CELEBRATION OF THE FINEST QUALITIES OF HUMANITY” Sunday Herald Sun COME FROM AWAY tells the remarkable true story of thousands of stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland, Canada that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran […]