Giant Sky Wheel

About the Wheel

The oldest piece of carnival, the Ferris Wheel brings magic and nostalgia to any event or city skyline. Whether you’re young, or young at heart, a trip to any fair ground is not complete without a ride on the Ferris Wheel.

HiLite Amusements are proud to present to you the largest, most spectacular Ferris Wheel that the Southern Hemisphere has to offer, The Giant Sky Wheel.

Day Time or Night Time

The Giant Sky Wheel looks fabulous in natural light. As the wheel spins, the bright gondolas create a hypnotic sense of excitement. This beautiful structure draws you in, proving to be a fantastic attraction wherever it is. With over 24 amazing light patterns the Giant Sky Wheel lights up the night sky in a spectacular show sure to draw gazing eyes from near and far!

Illumination

Over 300,000 LED lights cover the whole ferris wheel, creating 24 amazing lighting patterns, using 24 volt lighting package.

Safety

LeisureNet Australasia Gold accreditation certified, leading the industry in safe work systems.

Employees

Trained in all aspects of quality customer service, up to date safety seminars, and regular operator and attendant training.

Hours

Please note that the last ride will be sold 15 minutes before these closing times.

Times and availability may change due to maintenance, weather or other operational reasons.

Monday 12pm to 7:30pm
Tuesday 12pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday 12pm to 7:30pm
Thursday 12pm to 7:30pm
Friday 12pm to 10:30pm
Saturday 10am to 10:30pm
Sunday 10am to 7:30pm

Please note that the last ride will be sold 15 minutes before these closing times.

Times and availability may change due to maintenance, weather or other operational reasons.

Tickets

Single Ticket

$9
Ticket needed for ages 2+
No booking required

Group Ticket

$32
4 people
No booking required

Group Booking

Price on inquiry
20+ people
Booking required

Location

Geelong Waterfront, Ritchie Boulevard, Geelong.

FAQ

6 passengers per gondola, with 36 traditional shaped gondolas, the ferris wheel can hold a total of 216 people.

Each ride takes between 7-10 minutes.

It takes approximately 6-10 minutes to load the entire ferris wheel.

The Giant Sky Wheel was built in Europe in 2005. It stands at a staggering 45m in diameter and 50m in height and a base of 21m X 15.5m. With a proven 5 queue line up system, minimising waiting time by loading 5 gondolas at a time.

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