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“Lots of fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
1110 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
843-839-9200
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Ranked #5 of 33 Attractions in Myrtle Beach
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: Elevate Your Perspective! High above the beach and far from the stresses of everyday life awaits an unforgettable experience that soars over 20 stories above the Atlantic Ocean. The SkyWheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas that offer an uplifting experience for children and adults of all ages. More than one million LED lights will create a variety of dynamic light shows each evening after sunset.
Meyersdale, Pennsylvania
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“Lots of fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

It was a great view of the ocean and the city. Too short of a ride! My grandson was a little apprehensive getting on the ride, but loved it after it got going!

Visited January 2013
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SkyWheelMyrtleBeach, Owner at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
We are so happy that you and your Grandson enjoyed your flight! Thanks for the review.
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“BEAUTIFUL!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

My children and I went on a cool winter day while the sun was brightly shining. It was wonderful to see down the coast, far across the ocean, and the busy street below. I don't remember how many times the skywheel turned, at least 4 or 5, it was going at 35% of the speed it can go (per the guy who let us on) and it was just fast enough to be exciting and slow enough to savor the view. The enclosed climate controlled cabs are comfortable, you can switch seats (to view either the ocean or the street) without rocking the cabin too much, and even my daughter who is normally afraid of heights loved the ride. We took advantage of military discount, so for 2 children and 1 adult we paid $25. Not cheap at all but worth the splurge for us. The employees were all friendly as well.

Visited January 2013
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SkyWheelMyrtleBeach, Owner at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
We are glad you were able to enjoy a cold afternoon with us in one of our warm gondolas. Thank you for your wonderful review!
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“Scary at first but Great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

My wife and I were nervous at first but quickly turned to seeing MB from a high point for the first time. A great view.

Visited January 2013
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SkyWheelMyrtleBeach, Owner at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Thank you for conquering your fear and taking a flight with us! Once you were in air, we're sure you felt secure in one of our fully enclosed climate controlled gondolas. And nothing beats our view!
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I rarely go downtown. But the skywheel is worth the traffic, paying to park, dealing with the crazies and all the rest. The price may seem high, but it is worth it. It is not a scary ride at all, no stomach churns just an enjoyable ride. But, if you step in one of the gondolas and the air is not on--get out. Do not think it will be fine for a few minutes. It can be stifling in there,

Visited August 2012
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SkyWheelMyrtleBeach, Owner at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Thank you for the review. We agree that Downtown is the place to be now! All of our gondolas are climate controlled and our staff ensures that each one is working properly, but if you do find that it's not functioning of course let the operator now. We look forward to seeing you again on the Boulevard.
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“Fun for the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Kids loved it. Great views. Enclosed, climate controlled cars. Right on the beach and in the main strip. It made me dizzy, but it wasn't for me.

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SkyWheelMyrtleBeach, Owner at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, responded to this review, January 25, 2013
We are glad to hear that the kids loved it but sorry to hear you were dizzy. Thank you for visiting us at the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and taking the time to write a review.
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