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Seattle Great Wheel

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Seattle Great Wheel

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Carrie D. wrote a review Aug 2020
Cleveland, Ohio1,000 contributions96 helpful votes
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We enjoyed our ride on the Seattle Great Wheel. We did think it was a little pricey, but the views of Elliot Bay were gorgeous.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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nationalbiscuit wrote a review Aug 2020
Cleveland, Ohio482 contributions88 helpful votes
This was definitely worth it. It’s pricey if you’re with a big group but for couples it’s not too bad. You go around plenty of times to get nice photos and relax.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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imrico wrote a review Jul 2020
338 contributions46 helpful votes
In my opinion it's kind of overpriced, but if you got the money to drop and want a good view. Go for it. I prefer Kerry park for free though.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Tara T wrote a review Jul 2020
Seattle, Washington72 contributions58 helpful votes
We've been here since I got out of the Army in 2005 but I haven't really played tourist. With COVID keeping us close to home, I decided to finally check out some of the tourist hot spots. The thought of spending $50 for two adults and our two girls gave me pause since I read that you only go around three times but I figured to give it a go since we're all stir crazy. Lucky for us, we got to go around six times and the girls enjoyed the view and the ride. I took a star away because it was stuffy in there for us but other than that it was a nice experience though I don't plan to do that again.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Michael B wrote a review Mar 2020
Bellflower, California14,638 contributions307 helpful votes
On a spring afternoon walking along Seattle’s waterfront parallel to all the freeway construction work, we noticed a Ferris wheel off to our right at the end of pier 57 past all the restaurants and 50 foot-cedar totem pole. Built in 2012 at a cost of $20 million, it weighs 170,000-pounds, and at 175 feet is the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast, it also extends 40 feet out over Elliott Bay. It has 42 climate-controlled gondolas, and one luxury VIP gondola, which has red leather seats and a glass floor. It takes 4 minutes to make one revolution and there are three revolutions in the ride. Unfortunately, we did not have time to wait for a ride, but will be back next time we are in town. TIP: Buy your tickets on line to save time.:
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Date of experience: April 2019
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