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Seattle Sky View Observatory: Skip-the-line Ticket Options

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Seattle Sky View Observatory: Skip-the-line Ticket Options

From US$ 26.25 per person

Visit the Sky View Observatory and soar up to the 73rd floor of Columbia Center to gain a whole new perspective on the iconic Seattle skyline.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Valid 1 day
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Skip the ticket line
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Wheelchair accessible


  • Zoom up 73 storeys in a matter of seconds to reach the iconic Sky View Observatory
  • Experience the spectacular Seattle skyline from the tallest observatory in the Pacific Northwest
  • Relax at the Sky View Cafe and admire the beauty of Seattle with a drink or snack
  • Get priority access for security and elevators with ticket upgrade options
  • Enjoy reserved window seating with the all-inclusive ticket option
Full description

Discover the beauty of Seattle from above.  At nearly 1,000 feet this platform is the tallest public viewing area in the Pacific Northwest and is a perfect panorama to begin your Seattle experience.  

Choose between 3 ticket options, where you can upgrade to receive priority entry and exit, receive a credit to spend at the Sky View Café or gift shop, and even enjoy reserved seating with the best view.

Plan your itinerary from the vantage point of the observatory. Decide between taking a whirl on the Great Wheel, strolling through Pike Place Market, or journeying to the San Juan Islands. Interact with a touch screen technology to explore destinations, tours, and areas so you can create a virtual itinerary. Overlook the city’s skyscrapers, residential neighborhoods, shipping port, and sports stadiums, then look beyond to the mountains, the sea, and the sky. Be captivated by 360-degree panoramic views including Mt. Rainier, Lake Washington, the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound, the Space Needle and much more.

  • Admission to Sky View Observatory
  • Interactive touch-screens
  • Skip the ticket purchase line
  • Skip the elevator lines (if Combination or All-Inclusive option is selected)
  • Priority security line access (if Combination or All-Inclusive option is selected)
  • Credit for café or gift shop (if Combination or All-Inclusive option is selected)
  • Reserved window seating (if All-Inclusive option is selected)
  • Sales tax
  • Skip the security line
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Sky View Observatory - Columbia Center, 700 4th Ave 73rd floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Enter Columbia Center building on 4th Avenue and Cherry Street. The box office will be located near the entrance. Please check in at the box office. Sky View Observatory is located 2 blocks North East of Pioneer Square Link Light Rail station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Cameras and tripods allowed for non-commercial use
  • No lockers/storage facilities are available. Bags must be under 25x17x9" (63x43x22cm)
  • Sky View Café & Bar is open during Observatory Hours and closes 30 Minutes prior to Observatory Closing
  • If you park at Columbia Center, located on Columbia St between 4th and 5th Ave on the left, you can receive 75% off regular parking with validation from the Sky View Café and Bar
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

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November 2, 2021

I love the view the staff was great the drinks and the appetizers where just exquisite I would definitely return!

September 28, 2021

Self-guided. Staff was very nice. Beautiful views.

September 17, 2021

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