Niagara SkyWheel

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Niagara SkyWheel
Niagara Falls Skywheel by night 03.jpg
General information
Type Ferris wheel
Location Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Completed 2006
Height 175 feet (53.3 m)
Design and construction
Architect Ronald Bussink Professional Rides[1]
Engineer Chance Morgan[1]

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

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 eight 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]

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