SkyPod: The STRAT Tower

By Elle
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In A Nutshell

The STRAT Tower, an iconic part of the renowned Las Vegas skyline, is a must-visit destination offering a 360-degree Las Vegas experience. With the tallest freestanding observation tower in the U.S., it boasts award-winning dining at Top of the World, exhilarating thrill rides, and two observation decks providing unparalleled views of the Strip.

The STRAT Tower Deck Rides

Time Needed

2 to 4 hours

Discount Tickets & Promo Codes

Tickets starting at $23 USD + fees

What You Need To Know

The SkyPod at The STRAT in Las Vegas is a prominent feature that includes several attractions and experiences, on top of truly exciting rides and breathtaking views of the Las Vegas skyline. Here’s an overview of what the SkyPod entails:

Observation Decks – Levels 109 & 108: Ascend to the heights of entertainment at The STRAT’s Observation Decks. Standing at a towering 1,149 feet, this is the pinnacle for panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip. With the city sprawled below, indulge in treats at 108 Eats or savor handcrafted cocktails at 108 Drinks. The indoor and outdoor decks offer interactive video maps, stylish retail shops, and the option to take a leap with the controlled descent of SkyJump.

Thrill Rides – Levels 112 & 109: For the adrenaline enthusiasts, The STRAT delivers an unforgettable experience 800 to 1,000 feet above the Strip. Big Shot shoots you 160 feet into the air at 45 mph, while X-Scream teeter-totters you over the Tower’s edge from a dizzying height of 866 feet.

SkyJump – Level 108: SkyJump, perched at Level 108, lets you take a daring leap at speeds exceeding 40 mph from a height of 829 feet above the Strip.

108 Eats – Level 108: Refuel at 108 Eats, offering a culinary journey 108 stories high. Savor inventive ice cream treats, savory sandwiches, and delightful snacks. With liquid courage in hand, like the Prosecco Slushie and Green Tea Mule, you’ll be ready to conquer the heart-pounding thrill rides that await.

108 Drinks – Level 108: Intoxicating views paired with your favorite drink – that’s 108 Drinks. Immerse yourself in the allure of the Vegas skyline while enjoying the Tower’s offerings.

Top of the World – Level 106: Dine at Top of the World, located more than 800 feet above Las Vegas. This award-winning restaurant revolutionizes fine dining with a 360-degree revolving room that completes a rotation every 80 minutes. Indulge in international cuisine, steakhouse favorites, and seafood delights, all while enjoying unparalleled views.

Meetings & Private Events – Level 104: Elevate your events at The STRAT. With meeting spaces and observation decks remodeled at a height of 1,000 feet, your gatherings will exceed expectations. Personalized service, unique venues, and breathtaking views make it an ideal setting for any occasion.

Chapel in the Clouds – Level 103: For a wedding that soars above the ordinary, Chapel in the Clouds at Level 103 offers an unforgettable setting. With packages to suit any budget, celebrate your love high above the Vegas Strip, creating cherished memories that last a lifetime.

  • Tickets starting at $23 USD + fees
  • No Age Restriction
  • Best Time To Go: One of the best times to come out to the Tower observation deck is near sunset — soak in the view of the desert sunset colors followed by the lights illuminating the city just minutes later.
  • How Much Time Is Needed? Considering a comprehensive visit, including observation, dining, thrill rides, and optional experiences, we’d recommend 3 to 4 hours.

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About The Author - Elle
About the author

My name is Elle and I'm a travel blogger based in California. I love helping people plan trips and create unique itineraries based on their interests and their budgets. I'm a huge fan of outdoor adventures and doing off-the-beaten-path things in Las Vegas (and around the world too)!