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Sky View Observatory is located on the 73rd floor of Columbia Center. At 902 feet it offers the tallest public viewing area in the Pacific Northwest. The 360 degree panoramic view includes Mt. Rainier, Bellevue, the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, the Space Needle and the city of Seattle.

What’s Included

  • A high-speed elevator ride to the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center, where the Observatory is located
  • Ample time to take in stunning 360-degree views of Seattle, including all major landmarks
  • Dining options at either the cafe or bar located inside the Observatory
  • A gift shop to help commemorate the experience

What To Expect

BOOKING – Barring inclement weather, all bookings for the Sky View Observatory are non-refundable. Ticket options include standard, upgraded, and ‘experience the best’, with associated bonuses like priority access and gift vouchers for food and beverage.

ARRIVAL – Tickets will be available in time slots, instead of providing full-day access. Guests are expected to arrive within 30 minutes of their start time. Those arriving after their window may be asked to wait until the next available time slot. 

THE EXPERIENCE –Climb 73 stories in seconds, before experiencing stunning views of Seattle. While there is no time cap on a visit, the Observatory recommends at least 45-90 mins for sightseeing.

DEPARTUREGuests ride the elevator back down, ending the experience