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The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel

131 Island Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-5283
+1 865-286-0119
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Had an amazing time!!

We were there 2 weeks ago, and the kids loved the ferris wheel!! The colors were amazing. The lines... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sharding247
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Princeton, West Virginia
The Great Wheel at the island

The line went fast - nice ride with great views and air conditioned 😓 polite people working the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
missesnch
,
Cincinnati, Ohio
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“nice ride” (27 reviews)
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131 Island Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-5283
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+1 865-286-0119
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"climate controlled"
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"afraid of heights"
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"nice ride"
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"panic button"
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"enclosed and air conditioned"
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"night ride"
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"little pricey"
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"long ride"
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"myrtle beach"
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"light show"
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"worth the money"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were there 2 weeks ago, and the kids loved the ferris wheel!! The colors were amazing. The lines were not long. The ride was smooth. We will definitely go back.

Thank sharding247
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The line went fast - nice ride with great views and air conditioned 😓 polite people working the ride !! We loved it!

Thank missesnch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m afraid of heights and usually hate Ferris wheels but I had a great time! We went at night and I highly recommend that time because the line was short and you could see all the pretty lights of the strip and of the colorful...More

Thank Jaidelynn K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Pigeon Forge, go to the Island and ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The views are tremendous. It was a nice relaxing ride.

Thank cherryladi02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of the area! Ages 2 and under ride free so that was a nice perk! Wish the ride would’ve been longer, but overall, it was fun :-)

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice relaxing ride in an air conditioned car on a hot day. You couldn't ask for anything more. The staff was very friendly. We really enjoyed it.

Thank W B
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Not sure what all the negative reviews are about, always wanting a better deal I guess but this this costs money to build and it is beautiful! We bought the day:night pass so we could do it twice and experience both, absolutely stunning at night!...More

Thank 334gregoryl
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The Farris wheel is a nice attraction. I wouldn’t complaint but we have been here before and we got military discount on a dependent pass. Now we come and they wouldn’t give us a discount at all. Get your policy straight and remember who is...More

Thank Samantha J
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

I was very disappointed with customer service. I am a dependent of an active duty public health officer. I went to ask for a military discount and the lady said” I’m sorry but since you are not the active duty member I cannot give you...More

Thank tabithajgideon
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Tyler at the Smoky Mountain Wheel for a memorable experience on the wheel! A bit expensive but it was worth it in the end!! So cool!!!

1  Thank Blakelee M
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Jennifer D
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Arlene F | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 3 minutes or so for one turn. The ride lasts about 10 minutes for 3 turns. The wheel is huge and the gondolas hold 4 people comfortably or 6 smaller people.
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snspayne1
August 5, 2016|
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Response from VA2TN | Reviewed this property |
Kids under 3 are free. Adults are $14 plus tax. Seniors over 60 are $12 plus tax. There are a TON of $2 off coupons around town in the coupon booklets and brochures at hotels, restaurants etc.
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Kristina H
July 3, 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We took our 2yo and he loved it. You're enclosed, no risk of falling out or swinging or anything like that so the baby will be fine too. The view is spectacular. It's really more like a glass elevator than a... More
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