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Seattle Great Wheel

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1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101-2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have given this attraction three stars but the view was great of the city. Other than that it was just a ferris wheel.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rambo4567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The city views are beautiful from the top but in general, it's just another ferris wheel. No music, no hub ub, nothing but view. The ride is pretty short for the fee they charge. (Including $4 for a water).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liz R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the wheel on a clear day, what an amazing experience. The gondolas are enclosed and temperature controlled. Even if you don’t like heights, you feel very safe in the cars. Great views of the waterfront. There is a small bar at the base of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The ferris wheel was super fun and gave us a fantastic view of the city. It was a great way to get pictures of downtown and the waterfront. Staff were very friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ournatureroots
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

This was an unexpected fun ride in Seattle. The pods were comfortable and heated. The views were excellent. Buy online and you get a discount. We only learned this after we paid at the ticket counter. It’s not cheap so learn from our mistake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taraws
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

It is a great way to see the sites from the pier. Even if it had been a rainy day, still beautiful and would highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dana H
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Have been on the Great Wheel twice now, it is a cheesy fun touristy thing to do when in downtown Seattle. Decent price and on a weekend, only a 20 minute wait. Views of the city and sound are great when it is clear and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonf104
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A great wheel is a beautiful place for lovers. There is enough privacy and, the landscape, that can be seen from the top is always interesting. In Seattle, in particular, the great wheel offers a great view of the coast and in particular of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aniello_Saggese
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Four times around. Views are good. Comfortable gondola with air conditioning. Something to do with visitors.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank coldwight
Reviewed December 9, 2018

For $14 a head its not bad. I recommend doing it around dusk when the city lights are coming on. It goes around 3 times not just once and tonight we got an extra go round...sweet! They need to fix the condensation on the windows...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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tammy j
February 15, 2019|
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Response from taraws | Reviewed this property |
Yes 5 can fit in a car. not sure the price but buy the discount book
tammy j
January 25, 2019|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea...would guess it might be busy.
December 24, 2018|
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Response from LaShaun R | Reviewed this property |
The rain in Seattle is really more of a steady drizzle. You should be able to see the sites pretty well. The times I went it was sunny out.