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Flight Rules

We politely request if you have any symptoms associated with COVID-19 you reschedule your visit.

To ensure the comfort and enjoyment for all, persons riding on the Melbourne Star do so subject to the following flight rules:


  • You accept that all amusement parks and rides have some level of risk
    and that you must always exercise good judgement and act in a sensible and responsible manner. 
  • You must comply with all Melbourne Star staff instructions, rules, directions and safety requirements. 
  • Guests are required to provide their name and either phone number
    or email address to the Welcome Host in line with Victorian Government advice.
  • Children 11 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Premises and Cabins are monitored by CCTV. 
  • Offensive, irresponsible, anti-social or unsafe behaviour, theft or vandalism will not be tolerated. 
  • Persons affected by alcohol or drugs will not be permitted. Persons showing signs of inebriation will be removed from Premises.
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear must be worn at all times. 
  • Only food and drinks purchased at the Melbourne Star café will be permitted. Your own food or alcoholic beverages will not be allowed on the Premises.
  • Do not be alarmed if the wheel stops from time to time – it is a normal part of the Wheel’s operation. 
  • Flight duration is approximately 30 minutes. There are no toilet or washroom facilities inside Cabin. 


  • Limits have been placed on entry and throughout our attraction to ensure
    compliance with single space density requirements – a distance of 1.5 metres from all other persons.
    For guests travelling together we allow up to 10 guests (including infants and children) in one cabin.
    We kindly request all guests to follow our social distancing instructions that we have installed to remind us to allow 1.5 metres between travelling guests.
  • Weapons or objects deemed to be dangerous are prohibited.
  • No smoking, or vaping is allowed on Premises.
  • Restrictions apply on strollers, prams, large or professional types of video or photography equipment including tripods or freestanding lighting equipment, suitcases and heavy items. 
  • Restrictions apply on mobile scooters, motorised and non-motorised wheelchairs. 
  • No animals or pets except for guide, hearing and registered assistance dogs.
  • We may limit or restrict bags, backpacks, suitcases and other similar items from being taken on board a flight in order to meet health and safety and operational requirements. We reserve the right to inspect any bags or similar items prior to you boarding a flight. Please speak to Guest Relations for assistance.


  • You must have a valid ticket to fly on the Melbourne Star.

Boarding a Cabin

  • During normal boarding, Cabins do not stop. It is recommended persons with medical conditions, infirmity or ambulatory difficulties, fear of heights or enclosed spaces do not take the flight.
    Please seek the advice of a qualified medical practitioner if uncertain. 
  • Progress through queue without stopping. Load into next available Cabin. Refusing to board and waiting for own Cabin is not permitted. 
  • No running is permitted on the Premises. 
  • Any personal belongings not taken on board the Cabin are left at the Owner’s risk. 
  • Photography is not allowed whilst boarding or disembarking from the Cabin.


  • Current Cabin capacity is up to 10 persons (including infants and children). 
  • Cabins will be loaded at the Melbourne Star Staff’s discretion.
  • Take care when boarding and disembarking from the Cabin.  Be mindful of the step in the Cabin.

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