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Seattle Great Wheel

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Address: 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
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+1 206-623-8607
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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US$380.00*
and up
Private Sailing Adventure on the Puget Sound
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US$53.00*
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2-Hour Seattle City Tour

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Great views of the city

A little bit expensive but it provides good views of the city (if it's not foggy or raining). Will go around approximately 4 times. All enclosed, so you can do it if it's raining.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Teri B
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
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122 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A little bit expensive but it provides good views of the city (if it's not foggy or raining). Will go around approximately 4 times. All enclosed, so you can do it if it's raining.

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Albany, NY
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three or four times around. Beautiful views. Very nice on a day with good weather. Pricey, but we liked it.

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Thank Fam4travels
Key West, Florida
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56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went early with no lines, we got to go around three times. Fantastic views of the skyline and the working waterfront.

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Thank Sharon V
Fraser, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous views of the ocean and downtown. It is fun but a little pricy. You get 4 rotations on the wheel for around $15 a person. I love this kind of thing but if you are unsure and edgy with heights I would say hang out at the Aquarium instead.

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Columbus, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of downtown at night. We arrived and it was not busy at all. We were able to get right on. Had our picture taken as a memento. I think we were able to go a few more times because it was not busy that evening.

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Thank Melissa M
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting the Great Wheel. We were only supposed to go around 3 times but go to go 5 since it was rainy and not busy! The ride is slow and relaxing, perfect start to a trip to Seattle.

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Thank queensydney89
Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great addition to the Seattle waterfront. Also adds a nice touch to the Seattle skyline. Try the glass bottom VIP experience. It's a bit of a splurge, but fun for a special treat.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved our ride on the Great Wheel in downtown Seattle! It was a beautiful warm and blue sky day and the view was truly amazing!

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Thank Marcy W
Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved taking my family on this and we all enjoyed it immensely. It is rather expensive and only last maybe 15 min but the view is amazing.

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The line was short, and the view was good. It didn't last very long, but was still something fun to do.

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