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Rides on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel

rides Giant Ferris WheelFrom the top of its 65 metres, the Ferris Wheel in Vienna is one of the largest and most famous tourist attractions of Vienna. It was built in 1897 as a commemoration for Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, for his 50th year as the Austrian ruler, and has since offered visitors of Vienna the possibility to enjoy a splendid panoramic view over the Prater Park and Vienna old town, while making the most of a Ferris wheel ride. Apart from during the three weeks of technical repairs in January, the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel is open all year round, following these timetable, different according to the season. The Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel proposes public tours, but it is also possible to book private tours, and even to combine them with catering services such as banquets, buffets and romantic candlelight dinners.

With Vienna city tours, you can book the following Ferris Wheel rides:

Public rides on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel

Vienna Giant Ferris WheelThe public ride on the wheel is the classical version of a ride on the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. It can not be combined with extra services and follows a simple pattern: you show up at the cashier of the wheel, buy your ticket and enjoy at once your ride on the wheel. Usually, no pre-booking is required for a public ride on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. However, if you prefer to be on the safe side, you can also book a public ride on the wheel beforehand with Vienna city tours. We will then issue for you a Vienna Ferris Wheel ticket that you will show at the cashier to obtain your real ticket, thus avoiding potential queues during busy season. During high season, we will give priority to bookings emanating from organized travels groups.

Private rides on the Giant Wheel

special waggons Vienna Giant Ferris WheelIt is possible for groups to book private waggons on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel for private rides. In total, six special waggons offer each enough room for 12 persons maximum: you can choose between four cocktail waggons and two luxury waggons. The rental of special waggons offers several advantages: the equipment and comfort are superior to those of the classical waggons on the Vienna Wheel; the atmosphere is more relaxed because you have the waggon for yourself, and for that same reason, getting on and off the waggon is done without wasting time. In addition, when you book special waggons the ride can be combined with onboard catering services, for example for a champagne reception or for coffee. The waggons of the Wheel can be booked for an unlimited time during opening times, the rental time is charged per started half hours. We are at your entire disposal for more information about the rental of waggons on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel for private rides.

Buffets and banquets on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel

caterer Giant Ferris wheel ViennaIn association with the rental of special waggons for private rides, it is also possible to book the services of a caterer onboard Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. This service is particularly adapted for incentives in Vienna or for special events. There is a great array of choices between the different types of services available onboard the Giant Wheel, among others luxury banquets on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel. In addition to ready-made offers, it is also possible to combine a ride on the Wheel with a tailor-made banquet. The team of Vienna city tours will gladly advise you about the different catering possibilities on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel.

Candlelight dinner on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel

candlelit dinner on Vienna Giant Ferris WheelIn addition to the different catering services, Vienna city tours proposes a very popular offer: our romantic candlelight dinner for two. The candlelight dinner offer onboard Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel is a combination of the rental of a special waggon for an hour and a half, along with a bottle of mineral water, two small bottles of wine, coffee, appetizers in the form of delicious biscuits, a luxury main dish, and a sumptuous dessert, as well as service and decoration. The candlelight dinner offer on Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel is a special offer aimed at romantic couples for their special moments in life such as weddings, honeymoons, to spend an unforgettable time high above the roofs of Vienna.

Book rides on the Giant Wheel

If you are interested in booking rides on the Wheel, in renting special waggons, or ordering catering services onboard Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel, please contact us by phone (+43 1 966 02 61, from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m - 5 p.m) or by e-mail: . We are looking forward to reading from you and we will be glad to help and advise you!