|Name||Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel|
|Location||Pigeon Forge; Tennessee|
|Number of Cabins||42|
|Passengers per Cabin||8|
|Ride Duration (minutes)||12|
|Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride||4|
|Ticket Cost to Ride||Adults – 13; Children -9; VIP – 50|
Additional Notes: The Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel opened 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.
The Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel is one of the many Things to do in the Smokies with Kids, a book with some great tips about visiting Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains region.
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Last revised on: 6/6/2014
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