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“Pacific Northwest Presentation”

Seattle Great Wheel
Ranked #29 of 457 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

I'm afraid of heights, but felt safe in the enclosed buckets of the ferris wheel. The views of Pacific Northwest water and mountains and the City of Seattle are amazing. Don't miss this attraction no matter how old or young you are b

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We (2) friends rode this wheel one dark and cool weekday evening this past fall. No line to speak of, and a ride that was long enough but not too long. We did not have to share a gondola. It was fun to do once, but that was enough.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Not sure how long it will be here..so take advantage of it while it is here..I know the view is great and unique but I like the Space Needle better for views

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

We had 5 people (two adults, 1 Grandparent and two kids) and everyone enjoyed the great wheel. We had our own 'pod' and it was quite comfortable. Two in our party are afraid of heights and the attendant was very friendly and let us know if we needed to get off early there was a button we could push. We never pushed the button though, as it was a very smooth ride. It was a very cold and windy day, with full white caps on the bay and when we stopped at the top, we did rock a bit but were not cold in the least. And yes, you can see the same views from elsewhere around town but this attraction, in my opinion is more for the experience. When you are up, you are right over the water, it's a very unique perspective. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Although a bit pricey for the length of the ride, we thoroughly enjoyed this attraction!

Located on the pier it was centrally located for souvenir shopping, eating and public restrooms (there is no food/drink allowed on the ride). We had 6 adults and one child in one gondola and had plenty of room, even with bulky coats!!

The weather was overcast/foggy on the day of our visit, but we had a great view into the city, the Needle and the ferry’s coming in/out of the pier. Hopeful to visit again on a clear day for even more spectacular views from the top.

Thank beautea97
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