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 2020 Eureka Stair Climb 


Eureka Tower, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC, Australia



Participants can register to climb the Eureka Tower as individuals or as a team. 

Participation in Eureka Stair Climb requires an Entry Fee PLUS a Minimum Fundraising Pledge of $50* in support of The Fred Hollows Foundation. 

Category (per person) Early Bird Entry Fee  Standard Entry Fee Minimum Fundraise

Walker (Social, untimed)




Climber, Elite, Full Kit & Other Emergency Services (Competitive, timed)




Take a Date to Level 88 (Competetive, timed) 




Frederest Team Challenge** (Competitive, timed)




  Online registrations close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, 11 November 2020.

All event participants receive:

  • Race entry and event bib
  • Access to level 88 - Skydeck 88 (Online RRP $20)
  • Event finish line medal
  • Chance to win exclusive fundraising, fastest time and best dressed prizes
  • Additional exclusive offers to come from our Event Partners 

Registration refunds and transfers

Registration fees cannot be refunded, however registration transfers are available.

Transfers must be completed on-line by Wednesday, 11 November by completing and submitting this Registration Transfer Form

Note: All new/replacement climbers are still required to raise the minimum fundraising pledge ($50) to participate in the event. 

Entry fee for 'Take a Date to Level 88' is per couple.     

**All members who are part of a Frederest Challenge Team will be required to help raise the minimum of $2,000 for the team. Each team needs to have a minimum of six (6) and a maximum of ten (10) climbers. To be eligible to win any prizes a team needs to have climbed a combined 30 asents between 7am and 12pm and raised the minimum $2,000.  Entry fee is $90 - $100 per climber. See more info below




There are a range of event categories and start times available to suit different levels of fitness or competitiveness.  All participants finish on Level 88 - Eureka Skydeck.



ELITE (Competitive)
Elite stair climbing athletes should apply for one of just 20 male and 20 female spots available in this group of climbers. More info

6:45am (By Application)

WALKER (Social, untimed)
The Walker category is great for families or social teams. This categoriy allows people to take their time, climb without racing and proudly to make it to the top of the town!  Walkers do not receive a race time, so do not qualify for fastest time event prizes, however do qualify for fundraising and best-dressed prizes! 

7:00am – 10:00am 

CLIMBER (Competitive, timed)
A Climber is a timed participant, aged over 12 years and receives an official race time. They are eligible to win fastest, top fundraising and best-dressed prizes.

7:00am – 9:00am

10:30am - 1:00pm

TAKE A DATE TO LEVEL 88                                                                                      A special (timed) wave. We invite couples, parents and kids, vision impaired climbers and their guides or any other small (2) teams to join this wave and compete for a dinner for two on level 89! More info


Emergency Services (Competitive, timed)
Open to all Emergency Services personnel, including Fire Brigades and CFA, Ambulance, Police, SES and Australian Defence Force. More info 

9:15am - 9:30am

Full Kit Emergency Personnel (Competitive, timed)
Open to any current emergency services personnel, wearing their full operational kit. More info 

09:45am - 10:00am

Frederest Team Challenge (Competitive, timed)
Any group or business can join this category! Fredererst Challenge teams pledge to raise a minimum of $2,000 and climb the Eureka Tower a combined 30 times. A team needs a minimum of six (6) and a maximum of ten (10) climbers. All Frederest Challenge teams will have access to the VIP marquee on the concourse for a posts climb celebration. More info  

06:55am onwards


If you're unsure about which category is best for you please email or call us on 1800 627 892.

Note: Participants are released one person at a time* to reduce congestion in the stairwells. 80 participants are permitted per wave for both walkers and climbers. Once a wave is full participants are no longer able to enter that timeslot.

* Climbers in the 'Take a Date to Level 88' category will start two climbers at a time.




  1. Please keep to the railing whilst climbing the stairwell.

  2. If it is obvious that someone wants to overtake you, please allow them to.

  3. Do not push, shove or block other runners.

  4. Failure to maintain good sportsmanship will result in disqualification.

  5. Assist other climbers if they require help at any stage.

  6. Participants must be at least 12 years of age to participate in the Eureka Stair Climb.

    See Terms and Conditions for additional information

For more information visit On the Day or FAQ’s 

Contact us via email or call our event line 1800 627 892