Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel

Name Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel
Height 60.96m (200ft)
Opened 2013
Country USA
Location Pigeon Forge; Tennessee
Number of Cabins 42
Passengers per Cabin 8
Seating Capacity 336
Hourly Capacity 1680
Ride Duration (minutes) 12
Climate Controlled Yes
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Operating
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride 4
VIP Area Yes
Ticket Cost to Ride Adults – 13; Children -9; VIP – 50
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Additional Notes: Opening Summer 2013. The Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel opens in 2013 in Pigeon Forge; Tennessee, USA and is part of a new development named The Island – a retail, dining and entertainment center. The observation wheel is 200 feet tall. There are 42 cabins capable of holding up to 8 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 336 passengers at one time. The duration of the ride is 12 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 1680 people per hour. VIP cabins are available as well.  Seating only four passengers at a time, they includes plush leather seats and a special glass floor.

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Nice attraction

Sep 07, 2013 by Emmett

This is a fun thing to do if you're in the area.

Observation Wheel Directory , USA 4.0 4.0 1 1 This is a fun thing to do if you're in the area.