At 175 feet, this is the tallest Ferris wheel on the west coast and is the only one to be built over water where it extends out 40 feet. There are 42 enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas that seat up to eight people.
The ride lasts 3 full rotations or about 12 minutes and costs about $15 per person. There is also a luxury, VIP gondola with leather seats and a glass floor where, for $50 a person, you can go to the head of the line and drink champagne during your ride.
They also take a picture of your party before you take your turn riding the wheel if you want a keepsake.
The views of the Seattle skyline and those overlooking Elliott Bay are well worth the price of the ticket. I took so many beautiful pictures, I can't wait to go again!
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