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“Can't beat the ride for $13” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Seattle Great Wheel

Seattle Great Wheel
1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101
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Ranked #40 of 178 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Anchorage, Alaska
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“Can't beat the ride for $13”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Quite a ride in the wind, Not for those who are afraid of heights. Can be a bit of a wait to get on, but it was worth the ride. The full moon rose over downtown and made for a memorable ride.

Visited February 2014
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“High in the sky”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Went with a group of girls for Jan Birthdays. 7 girls so I road by my self. It was great, Next time Iwill take my husband.

Visited January 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Worth the $13.00 ride ticket!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Took my daughter to tour Seattle and as a tourist you hit all the spots. This is a must! Though it was our first time, for the next time, we will buy our tickets online so the wait will not me so long. We bought the souvenir photo for memories it was a worth while souvenir to take home. The views you got of the mountain, the city, water and mountains were priceless! My daughter is afraid of heights but she lightened up by soaking up all the sites! The rides was just long enough to feel you got your monies worth.

Visited December 2013
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Sasebo, Japan
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“Tallest Ferris Wheel on the West Coast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

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!

Visited October 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Nice view of the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I thought this was a bit expensive for what it was but did give a nice view of the city from above. We were able to see Pike's Place market, the port and the sports arenas.

Visited May 2013
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