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Seattle Great Wheel

1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
+1 206-623-8607
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1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
+1 206-623-8607
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An expensive trip around the wheel, unfortunately Seattle weather dictates whether you will get good photos or not. For a family you are looking at about $50 for a 10m ride.

Thank ribm7727
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So not worth the money or time. Waited in line for 30 minutes, then the ride stops every 2 minutes to load other people.

Thank Monique L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would have given it 5 stars but the price is a bit high for what you get. We had a party of 4 but for smaller groups you have to share a pod. For the price, I would think each group would have their...More

Thank Lynn4425
Reviewed 3 days ago

It’s a typical Ferris wheel really. A bit pricy but it’s a total tourist attraction so it’s to be expected. Wait times were really not bad for a busy weekend afternoon. You do get some nice views while up there. The kids loved it and...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I planned my weekend trip to Seattle around visiting this wheel when the weather was the best. It paid off because we visited on a beautiful clear and sunny day and we got amazing 360 views. I was with only 1 friend and we appreciated...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stumbled across the ferris wheel by accident and decided to go ahead and take a spin. The "seats" are enclosed, they're more like pods i guess. anyways, great views! We had a blast riding. Not too expensive for a tourist attraction and the wait...More

Thank OriginalRhirhi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were at the waterfront, we had some time, we rode the big wheel. Its a big wheel so we went round and round, we saw a view. Nothing special really.

Reviewed 1 week ago

a must when in Seattle. Great views, comfortable enclosed gondolas, good value for mength of ride. Waitng not bad, summer might be morse.

Thank Seattle-wa-jim
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 4 rotations and not too fast. plenty of time to take photo. You are completely enclosed, so the weather stays out.

Thank stevenE6975IR
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I went on the Great Wheel on our 34th anniversary evening which was in December. We had a car to ourselves and much to my relief it is the smoothest ride ever. There is no sudden jerks or rocking, you feel as...More

Thank ourjazz2003
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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.