The Wheel of Brisbane

Local nameThe Wheel of Brisbane
LocationSouth Bank, Brisbane, Australia

The Wheel of Brisbane is a Bussink R60 transportable Ferris wheel installation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is 60 metres tall.It was erected in 2008 at the northern entrance to South Bank Parklands, the transformed World Expo 88 site by the Brisbane River, as part of the 20th anniversary of World Expo 88 and the 150th anniversary of the State of Queensland 1859–2009 celebrations. Its August opening coincided with the annual Riverfire event.Each of the 42 air-conditioned capsules can seat up to six adults and two children providing a total passenger capacity of 336. The ride lasts for approximately 12 minutes and provides 360° views across the city.During the 2011 Bribane floods, the Wheel was damaged by water.

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Brisbane: South Bank Combo Pass from 46 USD


Adult: 21 AUD
Student, concession: 17.10 AUD
Child (4-12): 13.80 AUD
Infant (under 3): free

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Official Website




Phone +61 7 3844 3464

Address 98 Russell Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4101, Australia

Coordinates -27°28'31.164" N 153°1'15.129" E

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