A unique and interesting tourist attraction is awaiting you at The Seattle Great Wheel in Seattle, Washington. This giant Ferris wheel is located on famous Pier 57 on the Elliott Bay. Standing at 175 feet tall, you'll experience the city in a unique way.
The Seattle Great Wheel opened to the public on June 29, 2012. Approximately 200 visitors lined up to be the first riders on the wheel on opening day. Seattle is one of the only three places to build a giant wheel to view the city, and is the only giant wheel that stands over the water. Guests are treated to a ride in a climate controlled gondola that can carry up to 8 passengers at a cost of $13 per person. Discounts are available for children and seniors. The wheel also features one VIP gondola that includes red leather seats and a glass floor for the ultimate view in style, and costs $50 per person. The ride lasts for 12 minutes and extends roughly 40 feet out over beautiful and scenic Elliott Bay.
For the ultimate view of Seattle as well as a unique way to view the city and the scenic bay, visit The Seattle Great Wheel in Seattle, Washington. Don't miss a chance to rise above and see this bustling city from the sky. Head to Seattle and enjoy a ride on this giant and scenic Ferris wheel.