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Vienna: Skip-the-Line Giant Ferris Wheel Ride

Activity provider: Wiener Riesenrad

Vienna: Skip-the-Line Giant Ferris Wheel Ride

Activity provider: Wiener Riesenrad

From US$ 14.68 per person

If you haven't taken a ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel, you haven't really been to Vienna at all. Enjoy this iconic Viennese experience with it's unique view onto the UNESCO-listed city of Vienna.

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  • Admire the fantastic views over Vienna from a height of approximately 65 meters
  • Discover a landmark of the Austrian capital and a symbol of the world-famous Wiener Prater
  • Look over Vienna and the surrounding area, including the hills of the Vienna Woods, the Danube, the Marchfeld, and the Pannonian Basin
Full description

Experience a ride on the famous Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel, a landmark of the Austrian capital and a symbol for the world-famous Wiener Prater. With its iconic silhouette, the Giant Ferris Wheel is a must-see attraction for all visitors to Vienna. A ride on the Wheel is just as important to a visit to Vienna as the Schönbrunn Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, or the Spanish Riding School. A ride on this significant and fascinating structure provides spectacular views over the whole city. The Giant Ferris Wheel is a true cultural and architectural highlight for any guest in the city: you haven't really visited Vienna until you've taken a ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel and marveled at the breathtaking views over the roofs of Vienna! The Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel rotates at a speed of 2.7 kilometers per hour. A complete rotation takes just over 4 minutes, but only when the Ferris wheel has not stopped to let passengers on or off. More commonly, a ride takes between 12 and 15 minutes, during which time you can enjoy picturesque views over Vienna and the surrounding area, such as the hills of the Vienna Woods, the Danube, the Marchfeld, and the Pannonian Basin.

  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel entry ticket

    • Wiener Riesenrad entry ticket

  • Who you’ll be with
    • This activity is not guided

  • Transport
    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

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Meeting point

Please come to the Prater and present your voucher at the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel.

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Its a smart idea to buy this ticket because everyone goes to ride this ferris wheel and. The ticket queue is so long. So basically you have to be in the line two times. First when you buy the entrance ticket, and the second time when you have to wait to ride the ferris wheel. So if you buy this skip the line ticket then you can skip those long line and just find the validate machine, and validate your barcode and go to queue and wait your turn to enter the ferris wheel. So basically it is just like another ferris wheel, but its iconic so you have to go ride it to keep the memory with you forever.

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January 22, 2023

We didn't queue for a minute at the checkout but we went directly to the queue (long but not too long given the Christmas period) to go up. It's worth the think; from above you can see very well all of Vienna, both during the day and in the evening, with the lights of the city

January 12, 2023

it was on one of my favorite activities as we could see from above Vienna better to choose the ferris wheel instead of the Danube tower it offers the same view with a better price. when we went in we were stopped from a photo booth and they took some photos from us with 18 euros and they gave us two booklets with the two of the four pictures and the other two we could download them from the website they offered us. it was a really nice idea about keeping a souvenir from there.

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November 26, 2022

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