SkyWheel Panama City Beach

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SkyWheel Panama City Beach is a full entertainment venue featuring an 18-hole mini golf course (coming soon), a ropes course, Snack Shack and the SkyWheel, an observation wheel that stands nearly 200 ft. tall. SkyWheel is open all year long and promises an unforgettable, unique experience for children and adults of all ages.
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Dan
Panama City Beach, FL11,811 contributions
Family
My family & I have ridden the Sky Wheel many times and for us the views never get old. Latest visit was over the July 4th holiday. My daughter & her 7 year old went with me. Every time they visit my Granddaughter insists we ride the Sky Wheel. Upon arrival we were able to immediately buy our tickets and only had a five minute wait to get on the ride. The Sky Wheel stands approximately 200 feet tall. The views from the top provide spectacular views of Pier Park, the City Pier, the Gulf and the surrounding area. The cabs are air conditioned making for a must needed break from the beach. They also have an 18 hole mini golf course and a rope climbing area on site. Open daily. Competitively priced. Plenty of parking. Located directly across from Dave & Busters in the middle of Pier Park.
Written July 21, 2022
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PowerTrippers
Cocoa Beach, FL1,188 contributions
Couples
The Sky Wheel was a cool way to see some nice views of Panama City Beach. The ride isn’t terribly long and it’s a little spendy ($15 per person). Also, when we were there it was teenagers running the ride so you get a bit of that teenage “too cool” attitude, but overall it was a nice way to spend a little time.

-The Power Trippers
Written March 18, 2021
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randajoy
Bentonville, AR26 contributions
Family
We let our teens go up to have some fun away from mom and dad. They had a great time. We observed the employees cleaning each cabin after every use which was appreciated. The only thing is it's quite expensive for such a short amount of time.
Written August 7, 2020
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Brittany
Inman, SC29 contributions
This was super expensive. $50 for a family of 4. The windows were fogged up so we couldn’t even see anything out of them. There was someone cleaning the windows on the inside but didn’t bother to wipe the vents down which is what I’m sure everyone touched bc it was freezing in there. Don’t waste your money!!
Written July 30, 2020
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slas86
Glenpool, OK628 contributions
They cleaned the inside of the cars after each ride but not the vents and since each unit is climate controlled there was a lot of condensation on outside of each car. I will say the the views are great. the ride is so smooth you can't tell when it starts or stops--just that it's moving again. However, one time is all you will ever need to do
Written August 3, 2020
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Tom
Hopkinsville, KY103 contributions
Buy your tickets in advance is the first thing to do so you do not have to stand in line. I forget the young lady's name who helped us but she was kind enough to explain the whole outfit. There is a small snack bar on the premises so be sure to get a glass of wine for the ride. We enjoy these rides when we get the chance, like in Paris and Seattle. I do not recall either of those having wine available though!
Written March 17, 2020
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where2nextbabe
Troy, MO545 contributions
My husband and I arrived around 4 on a Thursday. There was only 1 couple in front of us to purchase tickets.

There was no line to get on the wheel and we were able to board the wheel very quickly. The ride is air conditioned, which is a good thing. It seems to hold about 4 -6 people. There is an emergency button you can push if you want to come down and get off. Or if an emergency actually happens.

I think we went around a full 3-4 rotations, which was plenty for me. The view from the top is fantastic. You can see for miles. I think this is one of those things you should really do while in Panama City. It is fairly unique and you get some very good photos from up there.
Written September 9, 2021
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Billy_Notts
Panama City Beach, FL71 contributions
Nice experience, great view of west end of PCB. Highly recommend timing your visit around sunset, makes for a beautiful site. Each of our visits provided 4 rotations (allows for people to change their seat and view perspective).

We have gone several times with different nieces and nephews and they have all enjoyed.
Written January 11, 2021
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Bob and Deb S
United States12 contributions
We rode SkyWheel one evening in late April. No waiting at 7:00 PM. Seats are enclosed and provide excellent views of Pier One Park and surrounding area including the beach. Nice gift shop and snack bar on site. Would advise going at night if possible. A little pricey but unique experience.
Written May 8, 2022
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rolsar
Minneapolis, MN213 contributions
Family
We visited the skywheel with my family. It was Covid safe. A great activity for our size group (4 adults and 3 kids). We went when it opened at 11 am. It was sunny and clear. It went around 4 times so great views! It’s a pricey experience, but not more than any skywheel anywhere else ($15 per adult). Worth it if you like riding high above the beach!
Written October 20, 2020
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