Wheel of Brisbane, Brisbane

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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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  • Ferris wheel right by the river just steps from Park, beautiful and characteristic, only minus the closing time, at 22 closes, a shame because at that time Brisbane is all lit up and from the top you can enjoy a beautiful panorama. Price 20 Australian dollars
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  • Great activity for me and older teenage grandchildren. Reasonably priced and the team were great. You can even get a photo of the occasion. A must for anyone visiting Brisbane.  more »
  • Well if you go on top, you get birds eye view of the city. I would not say this absolute must, but it is fun.  more »
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  • Stunning views and very pleasant even the two ladies i took were terrified. Smooth quiet and good commentary. Some pics taken from the wheel and my friend who took some coaxing to get on, has the biggest smile. Price is great. $17 pensioners/students $ 20 adults. Worth the ride.
  • An iconic landmark on the South Bank skyline, The Wheel of Brisbane is a breathtaking way to take in a 360-degree panoramic view of spectacular Brisbane city. Rising 60 metres above the ground in the safety and comfort of a fully enclosed, air-conditioned gondola that seats up to 8 people and is perfect for everyone. Visitors can experience the sights by day, the lights by night or book an on-board dining experience to spoil your loved ones. There are no reservations required so explore the Brisbane metropolis from one of the best vantage points in the city.
  • We all had a great day at the Wheel. Ten of us were given antipasto and a choice of drink (both alcoholic and non alcoholic ) while we took our ride. Afterwards a group photo was taken. Once paid for they gave us a booklet with 3 photos and emailed us with a link to access the photos so we could share them with the group. The staff were friendly, safety conscious and professional. Thanks everyone!
  • Great attraction that was really cool at night. We went on a fairly quiet night and got to go around about 7 times!! We got a great deal on the tickets by using GROUPON.
  • We went on a date in Southbank that finished with a ride on The Wheel Of Brisbane. The views were absolutely amazing we were lucky enough to have a clear night with no clouds making the reflection of the lights on Brisbane River looking as if it was on a mirror. The Gondola you are sitting in is all glass surround giving you a 360 view of our wonderful city. Nice and clean and also air conditioned which is nice for a warm summer night. Not something you would go on every trip to Brisbane but definitely something you don’t wanna miss out on. Family packages were available and there is also the option to buy your photo that they take before you go on after your ride. Fairly secure place to leave our pram if you have one, it is overseen by staff but of course at your own risk.

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