Sky Views Dubai is the latest observatory of Dubai on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel.
Besides the observation deck at 219.5 meters (720 feet), the attraction also offers an adrenalin-pumping Glass Slide and Edge Walk.
At Sky View Dubai, visitors see a 360-degree view of the spectacular Downtown Dubai cityscape and gain a unique perspective.
Some of the most Instagrammable views from the observation deck are that of Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, and Sheikh Zayed Road.
This article covers everything you must know before booking tickets for Sky Views Dubai.
Table of contents
- What to expect at Sky Views Dubai
- Where to book tickets
- How do online tickets work
- Sky Views Dubai ticket prices
- Sky Views Dubai tickets
- Sky Views Edge Walk ticket
- How to reach Sky Views
- Opening hours of Sky Views Dubai
- How long does the tour take
- Best time to visit Sky Views Dubai
- FAQs about Sky Views Dubai
What to expect at Sky Views Dubai
Sky Views Dubai is a three-in-one attraction with a lot of glass, ensuring the adrenaline rush.
You will take a thrilling ride in the panoramic glass elevator over 219.5 meters above the ground.
The main attraction is the observation deck offering views of Dubai City, and once you have taken in the views from all directions, you can try the glass walkway.
The glass walkway is 46 meters (150 feet) long and connects the two towers.
The other two attractions are the Glass Slide and Edge Walk.
The Glass Slide
The Dubai Sky Views’s Glass Slide is an actual slide, except that it is made of glass and is at a height of 219.5 meters (720 feet).
Visitors sit down and slide from Level 53 to Level 52 on the transparent sloping ‘corridor.’
- Only visitors between the weight range of 30 Kg to 150 kg can participate
- Only guests in the height range of 120 cm to 200 cm can go on the glass slide
- Participants should wear modest, comfortable clothing – no skirts, dresses, high heels, shoes, or shoes with sharp metal edges that can damage the glass.
- All visitors will be given a special rug/mat which they must use to slide over the glass
- Visitors must not slide on a lying position (on your back or stomach)
The Edge Walk
Sky Views Edge Walk is one of the most exciting things you can try in Dubai.
Visitors are escorted to an open-air zone after a safety briefing and wearing a safety harness.
You are then strapped to a harness, after which you can walk out, lean back, or try to touch the sky.
During the Edge Walk, there are no protective barriers between you and the stunning visuals of Dubai City.
- Only visitors guests aged 12-65 can go on the Edge Walk
- Parental consent is required in person for those under 18 years of age
- Only visitors between the weight range of 30 Kg to 120 kg can participate in Edge Walk
- Only guests in the height range of 135 cm to 200 cm can go on the glass slide
- Guests must wear modest, comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes – no skirts, dresses, high heels, flip flops, or loose footwear
Where to book tickets
Tickets for Skyviews Dubai can be purchased online or in person at the attraction.
Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.
When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.
When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.
Because some attractions sell a limited number of tickets, during peak days they may sell out.
Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.
How do online tickets work
Visit the Skyviews Dubai ticket booking page, select your preferred date, time slot, and number of tickets, and buy the tickets right away.
Once you purchase Skyviews Dubai tickets, they get delivered to your email address.
There is no need to get printouts of the ticket.
You can show the e-ticket on your smartphone when you visit the attraction.
Sky Views Dubai ticket prices
Skyviews Dubai tickets are priced at AED 80 ($22) for visitors aged 12 and above.
Children between four and 11 must pay a discounted price of AED 65 ($18) for entry.
Sky Views Dubai tickets
This ticket includes an Admission ticket for the Sky View Observatory and Sky Walk for 30 minutes and offers one ride of Glass Slide per ticket.
The SkyWalk access allows you to walk between the Sky Views Towers, high around the ground. You’ll be walking outside the building!
At the venue, you can pay for more time on the slide. Each extra slide costs AED 25.
However, arriving 30 minutes earlier than your booked visit time is better.
You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.
Adult Ticket (12+ years): AED 80 ($22)
Child Ticket (4 to 11 years): AED 65 ($18)
At Sky Views Dubai, loose clothing, skirts, sandals, and flip-flops are prohibited.
Sky Views Edge Walk ticket
With tickets to The Edge Walk, you can push your trip to Dubai to new heights.
The Sky Views Edge Walk is only for the adventurous, as it allows you to walk along the ledge of the 53rd level without holding your hands!
The Sky Views Edge Walk is Dubai’s most exciting attraction and the region’s first of its type.
Welcome to the city’s tallest, hands-free, full-circle stroll on a ledge that encircles the top of the Tower’s main pod, about 220 meters above the earth!
While defying gravity, take in the magnificent vistas of the Burj Khalifa.
This is thrill-seeking at its most extreme, with no windows or other protective barriers between you and the views!
Adult Ticket (12 to 65 years): AED 499 ($136)
How to reach Sky Views
Sky Views Observatory is on the 52nd and 53rd floor of Address Sky View Hotel at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai.
Address: Area Downtown, Standard Chartered Tower – Address Sky View – Dubai – United Arab Emirates. Get Directions
You can reach Skyviews Dubai via both public and private transport.
You can board bus numbers 30, D03, D03A, or F13 and get down at Dubai Mall Metro Bus Stop Landside 1, the closest bus stop.
From the stop, the observatory is a 6-minute walk.
Or you can board the Red Line and get down at Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro station, a 6-minute walk from Sky Views.
If you’re traveling by car, turn on Google Maps and get started.
The Sky Views Observatory Dubai has parking facilities nearby.
Opening hours of Sky Views Dubai
Sky Views Dubai is open weekly from 10 am to 10 pm.
The last entry is an hour before closure.
How long does the tour take
A visit to the Sky Views for the panoramic views of Dubai lasts about 30 minutes to 1 hour.
If you want to try out the Glass Slide, add 15 to 30 minutes to your visit. This includes the time to queue, experience the slide, and enjoy the views from the slide area.
If you plan to enjoy multiple attractions at Sky Views Dubai, such as visiting the Observatory and participating in the Glass Slide or Edge Walk, you’ll need around one to two hours.
Best time to visit Sky Views Dubai
The best time to visit the Sky Views Dubai is at 10 am when it opens.
The light is softer for photography, and the cooler morning temperatures are more comfortable, especially if you plan to do the Edge Walk.
Visiting later in the evening can also be a magical experience, as Dubai’s skyline is lit up.
One of the most popular times to visit Sky Views Dubai is sunset. The views of the city as the sun sets and the city lights begin to twinkle are spectacular.
Weekdays are generally less crowded than weekends. If you prefer a quieter experience, consider visiting on a weekday.
FAQs about Sky Views Dubai
Here are some frequently asked questions about Sky Views Dubai.
Tourists can buy tickets for the attraction online or at the venue on the day of their visit. For the best experience, we suggest you book your Sky View Dubai tickets online.
Visitors can enjoy 360-degree views of Dubai’s skyline, including landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Fountain, and the Arabian Gulf. On clear days, the visibility extends far across the city.
Photography is allowed, and the observatory offers numerous breathtaking photo opportunities. Personal cameras for the Edge Walk may not be permitted for safety reasons, but photos can usually be purchased.
Comfortable clothing and footwear are recommended. For the Edge Walk, all necessary safety equipment is provided.
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