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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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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.
We went at night in late winter. It was beautiful and not too busy because it was cooler. We got some great photos just being silly in the gondola. Next time, we want to go during the day and get some nice ocean views.
Oh man this was just awesome. I'm not really scared of heights but the cabins are all glass on sides and at some points it gave me the chills. During our visit it wasn't too crowded and it went around 4 or 5 times which was just enough. Although prices are a bit high but it was a good experience while visiting Seattle.
This is really a great addition to the water front. Worth the money. Cabs have climate control, I mean seriously, one of the best views in the world AND climate control??!!
Good to show visitors a great view of the water front and city. Pretty high up. Worth doing once.