Niagara SkyWheel

Niagara SkyWheel is a 175-foot (53.3 m) tall Ferris wheel in the middle of Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Niagara SkyWheel
Niagara Falls Skywheel by night 03.jpg
General information
TypeFerris wheel
LocationClifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Height175 feet (53.3 m)
Design and construction
ArchitectRonald Bussink Professional Rides[1]
EngineerChance Morgan[1]

Niagara SkyWheel is a Ronald Bussink Professional Rides designed R60 Giant Wheel, manufactured by Chance Rides[1] and supplied by Chance Morgan.[2] It opened on 17 June 2006, at a cost of $10 million.[1]

Its 42 Swiss-manufactured fully enclosed passenger cars can each carry nine people and are heated in the winter and air conditioned in the warmer months.[1]

The ride is approximately 12 to 15 minutes long, giving passengers views of the Niagara River, and the Horseshoe Falls and American Falls, and is open all year, from 9:00 am to 1:00 am.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "One of a Kind 'Giant Wheel' Debuts in Niagara Falls, Canada". Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  2. ^ Breathtaking views of Niagara Falls Aboard the First Chance Morgan R60 Giant Wheel

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Coordinates: 43°05′27″N 79°04′33″W / 43.0909158°N 79.0759206°W / 43.0909158; -79.0759206