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Seattle has a variety of ways to enjoy it's modern cityscape and one of them is the recently opened Seattle Great Wheel. It is a giant Ferris wheel ride situated right on the Hudson Bay! It was designed to help with local economy but it's a treat for locals and visitors alike. With a seat in the little gondolas, you can have a spectacular view of Hudson Bay and Seattle during the day and the sea of city lights at night! 20 minutes of flying through the skies at a comfortable speed is sure to offer numerous picture-perfect moments along the ride. Definitely a one time visit at the least with the family because this place is also kid-friendly. VIP tickets with leather seating and glass flooring of the gondolas, take the experience up a notch. Don't forget the camera to take pictures you will treasure!
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I thought this was an excellent attraction. The staff were super friendly and entertaining. The views were amazing. The pods were heated sufficiently and I must have gone at a quiet time because they said I would go around 3 times, but it ended up being 6 times!!! Thanks so much. Just wish the photo was a downloadable photo included with the price of the ticket. A must place to visit for a spectacular view....especially on sunset!!!
This is a great activity to go to on the cost. The view is spectacular and the is room enough for a small group. It's a bit pricey but worth it to do it once
Breath taking sights! You can see all around you. And the staff is very friendly. Just hopefully, you're not afraid of heights. This goes up a ways... The only reason why a deduced a star is because I'm afraid of heights and my smart a$$ went by myself... The wheel went around 4 times. The 1st round, I was scared and was ready to hit the emergency button (it didn't help that I went on a windy day). But after feeling secure and looking at the scenery, I wasn't afraid anymore; I just enjoyed the clear skies and the sun on my face. Looking out into the sound and looking around the waterfront. :-) I may recommend you go with a trusted friend or a good idea for a date activity.
If you are not bothered by heights or carriages moving up and down, this is a fun and relaxing ride with magnificent views of the downtown Seattle area, including the Space Needle. It is also pretty inexpensive and the wait was not very long, especially for a weekend. We were lucky to ride this on a beautiful day. I would definitely go on this again.
Took a little convincing to get the family on board but well worth the price. Little strange the people in front of us got 5 rotations and we got 3. Either way, good stuff!!