High Roller Observation Wheel

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High Roller Observation Wheel
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Key Info

3545 South Las Vegas Boulevard

Price & Hours

Prices vary
11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. daily

Details

Sightseeing Type
Less than 1 hour Time to Spend
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  • 4.0Atmosphere

For a unique, bird's-eye view of the Strip, take a ride on the High Roller at The LINQ. Standing 550 feet tall and 520 feet in diameter, the observation wheel is the tallest in the world (beating out the London Eye and the Singapore Flyer). The massive Ferris wheel features 28 handcrafted pods made out of Italian glass that can hold up to 40 people each. A trip around the observation wheel takes about 30 minutes, and recent guests say it's a great place for a photo op of the nearby casinos and attractions.

Adults can also opt for a ride within the Happy Half Hour pod that includes a complimentary open bar during your trip around the wheel. Recent visitors said the High Roller is also suitable for families with little ones, but concede that the Ferris wheel might be a bit boring when compared to the other amusement rides and roller coasters found on the Strip.

Prices vary depending on the time of day (night rides cost about $10 more) but you can save by buying your ticket online beforehand. Day tickets start at $25 for adults and $10 for kids; night rides cost $37 for adults and $19 for kids. Rides are available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day, with happy hour pods starting at noon and running until 1 a.m. Adults will have to pay extra for a ride in the Happy Half Hour pod. You'll find the High Roller observation wheel located at the LINQ Hotel & Casino across the street from Caesars Palace. For more information on prices visit the High Roller’s website

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