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Up at the O2 – Climb over the O2 Arena in London

  • When does it run?


  • Start time

    10am to 5pm

  • Duration

    90 minutes approx.

  • Admission to Up at the O2
  • Equipment
  • Guide
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
  • Adult (9+)
  • Child (8 - 17 Years)

Key Highlights

  • Embark on a unique and exhilarating experience in London
  • See London from a different perspective atop the famous O2 arena
  • Climb the O2 arena through a steep walkway, suspended two metres above the surface of O2’s tent canvas
  • See stunning views of Canary Wharf, The Shard, Historical Royal Greenwich and more!
  • An expert guide will brief you about the safety measures and accompany at all times
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!!


See a different side of London from the top of the O2 Arena. The ‘Up at the O2’ experience offers an exhilarating adventure via a fabric walkway.

Meet your Climb guide, who will provide you brief you about the experience, the risks involved and safety instructions. The climb is steep so pay attention to every detail your guide gives you and watch a short video on health and safety video. After the briefing, you will change into your climb suit and shoes (if necessary) and a safety harness. Then it will be time to make your way to the walkway, the base. After training on how to attach yourself to the safety wire, you will be all set to start the climb.

The walkway at an incline of 28 degrees on the way up and 30 degrees on the way back down has a slight bounce to replicate the surface of the tent. Hold the central handrail at all times as you gradually climb up.

Once you are at the summit, there is an observation platform, take in spectacular 360 degrees views of the city of London and its landmarks. Spot Canary Wharf, The Shard, City Hall, Historic Royal Greenwich and the London 2012 Olympic Park. There are signs at the edge of the platform that will help you to recognize the landmarks and you may also take the help of the guide.

After spending quality time at the observation platform, it will be time make the descent to the base.

About the Supplier: Established in 1984, Golden Tour is London’s premier sightseeing company - a name known for impeccable service, high quality tours and value for money services. The preferred partner for Warner Brothers Studio, Golden Tours are renowned London Experts and dedicated to providing travellers with top-notch tours and experiences.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    90 minutes approx.

  • Start time

    10am to 5pm

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Base Camp, The O2, Peninsula Square, London.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Admission to Up at the O2
  • Equipment
  • Guide
  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you rather print a copy- that's fine too).

Once booked, tickets cannot be changed or cancelled.

So, there's no last-minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early. We will not be able to admit, exchange or refund late arrivals.

Minimum age required is 9 years old with minimum height: 1.2m; maximum weight: not more than 21 stone/130kg/286lbs.

Maximum measurements: maximum waist measurement 125cm, maximum upper thigh measurement 75cm.

Children under the age of 18 with a booking needs to be accompanied by an adult climber (at least one adult for every two kids below 18).

Please make sure that are you are dressed for the weather. Socks must be worn.

The climb is not suitable for expecting mothers.

Those under the influence of alcohol or any other substances will not be allowed to climb. Be safe!

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator's contact details. They're a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

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