Emirates Spinnaker Tower

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Experience the South Coast’s most spectacular view from this iconic 170 metre tall viewing tower.

Discover the stories and personalities that helped make Portsmouth the great waterfront city it is today – brought to life with a fun animated film show. Ascend to View Deck One, 100 metres above sea level, in the high speed lift to experience the wow of the stunning panoramic view across The Solent, Isle of Wight and beyond, and explore the secrets of this most fascinating sea and landscape, with our interactive i-view interpretation screens and audio guides – available in both adult and child friendly versions.

10am to 6pm (last entry 5.30pm). Seasonal opening times apply during Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day – see website for details.

Admission price 



Senior/ Student


Why should I visit?

    • Stunning panoramic views for up to 23 miles, over Portsmouth, The Solent, Isle of Wight and beyond.
    • Discover the most fascinating sea and cityscape, bustling with life and history.
    • Glass Sky Walk located 100 metres above the harbour.
    • Audio Guides available in multiple languages and in adult & child friendly versions, and interactive view interpretation available in multiple languages.
    • Animated film show telling the story of the people that helped make Portsmouth the great Waterfront City it is today.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Gift shop
Hearing loop / hearing aids available on request
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
Tour Guide – we require booking for this facility
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Where to find us


Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Gunwharf Quays
PO1 3T

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By car

The M27, A27 and A3(M) connect Portsmouth Harbour with the rest of Britain’s motorway network. Come into Portsmouth on the M275 and follow the brown signs to the Historic Waterfront, and then Emirates Spinnaker Tower. This will lead you directly to the 1450 space Gunwharf Quays underground car park. On peak days, further parking can be found around the city of Portsmouth within easy walking distance.
Alternatively, Portsmouth’s new Park and Ride scheme allows you to leave your car at the edge of the city and pick up a bus directly into the Hard Interchange adjacent to Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Visit Portsmouth City Council’s Park and Ride website for more information.

By train

Portsmouth Harbour railway station is situated beside Emirates Spinnaker Tower with direct connections to London and across the UK.

By bus or coach

Many local and regional bus services stop at the Hard Interchange (adjacent to Emirates Spinnaker Tower). Please visit First Bus or Stagecoach bus services’ websites for the most up to date routes and timetables.

Kids activities

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There is so much for kids enjoy at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower, some of the activities include:

  • Children's audio guides
  • Glass floor - all ages
  • Rib boat simulator
  • Kids meals