Centerpoint Tower, AMP Tower, Sydney, AU

 

Built in the late 1970s, Sydney (AMP) Centrepoint Tower doubles as a means of communication and as a tourist spot. Much like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France,

the view from Sydney Centrepoint Tower is the best way to take in a panoramic view

of Sydney.

Inaugurated on September 23, 1981, Sydney Centrepoint Tower is one of the most

structurally sound high rise buildings on earth. The 162,000 liter water tank on top of the structure stabilizes the tower whenever it gets windy. The entire building is made of 16 levels of reinforced concrete and steel and entire weighs 40,000 tons.

Sydney Centrepoint Tower was built to withstand earthquakes and adverse wind conditions. Furthermore, it is reinforced by 56 cables that add more stabilizing ability to the tower.

 

Features of Sydney Centrepoint Tower:

  • Turret
  • 2 levels of Restaurants
  • Coffee Lounge
  • Observation Deck
  • 2 Telecommunication levels
  • 3 Plant levels
  • 3 Double deck elevators

centerpoint tower, AMP Tower, Sydney, AU

 

Main attractions on Sydney Centrepoint Tower:

  • Skywalk Walking on glass-floored platforms while harnessed at a height to equal the Eiffel Tower.
  • Observation Deck The area in the turret of the tower where visitors get a birds-eye view of Sydney. This turret can hold 960 people.
  • Sydney Tower Restaurant Gives visitors a 360 degree view of scenic Sydney.
  • Sky Lounge Cafe

Some perks in visiting Sydney Centrepoint Tower:

  • Tourist guide booklets give 10 to 20% discounts so you do not need to pay full price.

  • 10% discount coupons can also be printed from the Sydney Tower website.

  • Children below 4 years old gain free entrance.

  • Discounts are given for family tickets depending on how many children there are.

  • Senior Citizens and Students are given discounts.

  • Children 4 to 15 years old also get a discount.

  • Prepaid tickets are discounted and are valid for up to 6 months.

  • Sydney Tower Observation Deck tickets include OzTrek.

  • If you plan to visit Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower, and Sydney Wildlife World, it would be a good idea to inquire about combined tickets. You might then get great discounts to these places because they are all under the same company.