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The Sky Tower

The sky tower is one of the most breathtaking sights of New Zealand. It is the tallest building in the southern hemisphere and the tallest man in New Zealand. The height of the sky tower is 328 meters. The tower was built by the construction company Fletcher Construction, the design of the tower was designed by Gordon Moller. The construction of the tower, spent 2 years and 9 months, the plan called for six months more. The design of the tower provides for the possibility of storms with wind gusts to 200 km/h and earthquake of 8 points in the radius of 20 km from the tower.

Three glass elevators to the sky tower can take 225 people at a time. The elevators run on time every 15 minutes. They move with a speed of 18 km/hour, so spending on a trip to the top in just 40 seconds. The tower has 3 observation platforms, each of which you can overlook the panorama in 360 degrees. On a clear day, the distance that viewed the surrounding area is 82 km away.

The sky tower, in addition to the opportunity to enjoy unprecedented views of the surrounding area of Oakland, opens wide opportunities for entertainment. In its depths, anyone can attend any of the 11 restaurants or 10 bars, each of which has its own cuisine, theme and atmosphere.

In the sky tower there are two hotel (Skycity Hotel and Skycity Grand Hotel), offering a variety of accommodation, food and rental period, depending on the needs of the tourists. There is even a casino where anyone can play poker.

The most daring can experience all the delights of ski jumping (SkyJump). Under the supervision of an experienced instructor fans of extreme sports, falling from a height of 192 meters down. The flight lasts about 11 seconds and runs at a speed of about 85 km/h. The flight ends with a smooth landing in the Sky City Plaza. Flying is so safe, this service can be used by guests of almost any age.

For holding various business events in the sky tower provides a Convention centre SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre with an area of 5 000 sq. m. in Addition to the conferences in the tower there are all conditions for banquets, exhibitions, meetings, web conferences, gala dinners, award ceremonies, charity dinners, etc.

Auckland sky tower is in fact a city within a city.