Rooftop Bar, The Limes Hotel, 142 Constance St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. +61 7 3852 9000. Fairly formal wear. There is a designated smoking area on the upper level of the rooftop bar. MAP
Spicers Balfour Hotel Rooftop Bar, 37 Balfour St, New Farm, Brisbane 4005. 1300 597 540. Canapes are served for all in house guests every evening from 6pm. The bar is closed to the general public. email
Rydges South Bank Hotel, 12th floor, 9 Glenelg Street, South Bank, Brisbane 4101. +61 7 3364 0800.
Rooftop Terrace, The Exchange Hotel, 131 Edward St, Brisbane 4000. +61 7 3229 3522. email
4th Floor, Level 4, 77 The Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland. +61 7 5477 7844. Sunshine Coast. Breathtaking views from Point Cartwright to Noosa.
Four Winds Revolving Rooftop Restaurant, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217. +61 7 5592 9907. Lunch & dinner 7 days a week and breakfast on Sundays. Dinner: Sunset sitting from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Candlelight sitting from 8pm to 10pm (10.30pm on Friday & Saturday).
Dandy's Rooftop, Fox Hotel, Corner of Hope & Melbourne St, South Brisbane. +61 3844 2883 Amazing roof garden with 360 degree views of Brisbane. The views of the city skyline over the riverscape at night set a magnificent backdrop to a facility capable of handling up to 400 guests in style and comfort. email
Rooftop Bar, Chester's Boutique Hotel, 26 Chester Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006. +61 7 3852 2218 House guests only. Bar opens 5pm. email
Videre Restaurant, 21st floor, RACV Royal Pines Resort, Ross St, Ashmore/Benowa, Qld 4214. +61 7 5597 8700
Loft Lounge, The Maid and Magpie Hotel, 1 Magill Road, Stepney, Adelaide, SA 5069. +61 8 8362 6053. Great city views. Outdoor seating area. Mon to Sat 9am-3am. Sun 9am-12 midnight.
Majestic Roof Garden
Nadine Function Rooms, Majestic Hotel Roof Garden, 55 Frome St, Adelaide 5000, Australia. +61 8 8100 4499. Roof garden with views.
The Gallery on Waymouth, 30 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA 5000. +61 8 8211 820.
Rocket Bar Rooftop, 142 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000. +61 8 8232 3030 Thurs to Sat 9pm-5am.
C Revolving Restaurant in the Sky, Level 33, St Martin's Tower, 44 St Georges Terrace (between Barrack St & London Court), Perth, WA. +61 8 9220 8333. +61 8 9325 4844. Revolving restaurant. email
Bob's Rooftop Bar, Apple Daily Eating House, Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Tce, Perth, WA 6000. +61 8 6282 0000 Print Hall's Bob's Bar provides a sterling view of the city's tallest buildings. Bob would agree that any boss who sacks anyone for being at Bob's instead of the office is a bum. Rooftop terrace. email
Rooftop Bar, Greenhouse, 100 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000. +61 89481 8333 email
The Nest Rooftop, The Aviary, Level 1, 140 William St, Perth, WA 6000. +61 8 9226 0259 Corner of William St & Murray St Mall. The largest rooftop space in the state offers spectacular views over Perth’s stunning skyline. email
Conservatory Rooftop Bar, 356 Murray St, (Prince Lane Entrance), Perth, WA 6000. +61 8 9481 1960 Open air lawn with good views of the city. Tues 12 noon-9pm. Wed & Thurs 12 noon-1am. Fri & Sat 12 noon-3am Sun 12 noon-9pm. Mon by arrangement. Eco chic.
Rooftop Movies, Top floor, City of Perth Roe Street Carpark, Northbridge, Perth WA. +61 8 9227 6288 Access for vehicles is from 68 Roe Street, Northbridge. Pedestrian access is via an elevator off James Street, opposite the Northbridge Piazza. Mon to Thurs 6pm-11pm (bar closes at 10.30pm). Fri & Sat 6pm-1am (bar closes at 12.30am) Sun 6pm-10.30pm (bar closes at 10pm). Screenings usually begin at 8pm. Pre-purchased pizzas are delivered to you. The view from the deck-chairs of the Perth City skyline under the Rooftop Movies palm trees is awesome. email
The Point Revolving Restaurant, 17th floor, Wrest Point Casino, 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart. +61 3 6221 1700. Breathtaking views.
Rooftop, State Cinema, 375 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart, Tasmania 7000. +61 3 6234 6318
Rooftop Restaurant, 7th floor, Quality Hotel Frontier Darwin Hotel, 3 Buffalo Court, Darwin. +61 8 8981 5333. Great 270-degree views of the Darwin's skyline.
The Terrace Bar, 529 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300. On the second floor and boasting one of the city's few rooftop beer gardens.
Dine with a Panoramic View