Wheel of Brisbane is a 60 m (197 ft) Ferris wheel offering extensive views of Brisbane's central business district and surrounding suburbs. The wheel is a popular tourist attraction located in the city's South Bank Parklands, erected in honor of the 150th anniversary of the State of Queensland. Each of the 42 air-conditioned capsules can seat up to six adults and two children, providing a total passenger capacity of 336. The panoramic ride last around 12 minutes and provides unobstructed views of the city. Visit the wheel in the evening hours to see the city light up as the night falls. The friendly staff provides commentary about the city's landmarks. To visit Wheel of Brisbane and other attractions in Brisbane, use our Brisbane itinerary planner.
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Icon of Brisbane Identification of the city Anybody should try this for a ride selfie here would be great more »
Ig you get a chance in Brisbsne to the Wheel of Brisbane. Totally awesome. The gondolas were airconditioned and spacious. The view was to die for and we had at least 15 mins on it. Well worth a ride. more »
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