5 Famous Observation Wheels Around The World That Overlook Water

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Here are 5 famous observation wheels around the world that overlook water. Get traveling and enjoy the fantastic views!


Niagara SkyWheel, Niagara Falls, Ontario

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The Niagara SkyWheel in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is 175 feet high (53 metres) and is located at the peak of the main tourist district, Clifton Hill. Due to its vicinity up on the top of a hill, you are witness to the most beautiful and clear view of Canada’s Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls.
Price: $11.99+HST for Adults (13+) & $6.99+HST for Children (3-12).
Buy the Clifton Hill Fun Pass online to get TWO admissions to the Niagara SkyWheel plus 5 other popular Clifton Hill attractions. 

London Eye, London, England

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The London Eye is located in London, England and stands an incredible 443 feet (135 metres) above the River Thames. It is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel.
Price: £23.45 for Adults (16+) & £18.95 for Children (3-15) when you buy online.


Singapore Flyer, Singapore

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The Singapore Flyer is Asia’s largest Observation Wheel, standing at a stunning 541 feet (165 metres) from the ground. You get breathtaking, panoramic views of the Marina Bay. It is the second-highest observation wheel in the world!
Price: S$33.00 for Adults (13+), S$21.00 for Children (3-12), & S$24.00 for Seniors 60+ (only Singapore citizens and premanent resdients allowed this rate).

The Capital Wheel, National Harbour, Maryland

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Soaring 180 feet (54 metres) above the Potomac River waterfront at National Harbor, Maryland, this observation wheel also gives way to panoramic views of the Washington Monument, National Cathedral, and the Alexandria Masonic Temple.
Price: Adults (12-20) $15.00, Children (3-11) $11.25, & Seniors (60+) $13.50.


Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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the Melbourne Star is an iconic feature of Melbourne’s waterfront precinct, Docklands, and provides a spectacular view of Melbourne’s vibrant cityscape. It reaches 394 feet tall (120 metres), with views of Port Phillip Bay and beyond.
Prices: Adults (16+) $36.00 & Children (5-15) $22.00.

Thanksgiving Weekend in Niagara
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The Clifton Hill Fun Pass is only $29.95+HST for Adults and $19.95+HST for Children and gets you the Niagara SkyWheel, plus 5 additional Clifton Hill attractions! By purchasing online only here, you will get another bonus ride on the Niagara SkyWheel at no additional cost.

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