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Seattle Great Wheel

1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
+1 206-623-8607
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Great views

Many cities are now installing these Wheels as an added tourist attraction, and the Seattle Wheel... read more

Reviewed today
Go at dusk

This is a fun way to see the city of Seattle in its entirety. Went at sunset and the views were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
+1 206-623-8607
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Reviewed today

Many cities are now installing these Wheels as an added tourist attraction, and the Seattle Wheel is one of those that provides a great view of the city and waterfront. A bit costly, but these Wheels never disappoint. Enjoyed the experience.

Thank PosAmrita
Reviewed yesterday

This is a fun way to see the city of Seattle in its entirety. Went at sunset and the views were amazing. We had a good weather day which allowed some wonderful photos

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for a trip on the wheel on our first day in Seattle. A little pricey, but still enjoyable and nice to experience. Not for those scared of heights (it feels higher than it looks when you’re up there!) :)

Thank Hayley H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We happened to be in Seattle on a sunny day so we decided to try the Big Wheel. All 6 of us fit in the capsule. The ride was smooth and scenic. We got great photos. We also bought the group photo offered at the...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Besides the Space Needle, this is a great way to get a different view of the waterfront and city. Fun experience!

Thank JDrisk
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unique setting for a ferris wheel. We enjoyed the views even though it was raining. Kids will love this ride.

Thank Dottie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of those must do's. A Seattle landmark. Did at night. Line ups were ok. You do get a fairly long ride.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 14-year-old daughter and her friends had their first big night out together in Seattle, going to dinner and then onto the ferris wheel. Unfortunately, it was ruined by what happened on the ferris wheel. A couple in the gondola behind them engaged in sexual...More

Thank ssydor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get 3 revolution for $16 a person. The views are not much different from the pier and you can't take your drink inside the wheel. Only while you stand in line. Skip it. Not impressed.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great thing to do if it is sunny and you have good visibility. It reminded me alot of the London Eye. Very comfortable and smooth ride and the views are incredible! The line was long but it moved pretty fast. Highly recommend...More

Thank debbythec
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23 September 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
About 15 to 20 minutes. It moves slowly with about 3 revolutions.
14 August 2017|
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Response from Tammy G | Reviewed this property |
An adult fare is about $15.00 USD or if you do the VIP fare its $50.00 (I believe the VIP gondola has a glass bottom.)
3 April 2017|
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Response from ahmed061986 | Reviewed this property |
There's street parking available in front of the Wheel House and all along it--long stretch. There are dedicated street handicap parking spots available. This is of course first come first serve.