Name Colossus
Height 54.9m (180ft)
Diameter 50.3m (165ft)
Opened 1984
Country USA
Location Six Flags St Louis; Eureka; Missouri
Number of Cabins 32
Passengers per Cabin 10
Seating Capacity 320
Hourly Capacity 1280
Ride Duration (minutes) 15
Climate Controlled No
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Operating
Design/Manufacturer Carousel Holland B.V.
Type Fixed
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride
VIP Area No
Ticket Cost to Ride  Included in Park Admission
Official Website

Additional Notes: Has 2200 lights which provide a 24-pattern performance. The Colossus opened in 1984 in Six Flags St Louis; Eureka, Missouri, USA. The observation wheel is 180 feet tall. There are 32 cabins capable of holding up to 10 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 320 passengers. The duration of the ride is 15 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 1280 people per hour. Visibility from the top is 15 miles on a clear day.

Colossus Pictures

colossus ferris wheel

Photo by John Stevenson

Videos of the Colossus

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