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“Great ride in the evening”

Hong Kong Observation Wheel
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US$125.66*
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Ranked #103 of 845 things to do in Hong Kong
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Located at the iconic Central Harbourfront, the Hong Kong Observation Wheel offers spectacular day and night views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline and much more. Our ferris wheel rides are priced at just HK$20; as we want to make the experience affordable for all to enjoy. Online reservation is also available to ensure a smoother experience. With just a quick stroll from the Central/Hong Kong MTR Station and Central Ferry Piers, you will not only be greeted by our Ferris wheel, but also an open lawn, yummy snacks and free healthy initiatives at our wellness-themed park: AIA Vitality Park. The AIA Vitality Park hosts a variety of classes and events including fitness classes, yoga, kickboxing, swing dancing and even Capoeira. We will continue to introduce new elements to this iconic landmark including a Classic Carousel and Super Giant Slide which are now open to public.
Reviewed 12 April 2015

£10 per person to go round 4 times and worth every penny. Got on at 8pm with 5 min waiting time and had a cabin to ourselves. It you want a fantastic view of the harbour and surrounding buildings do this!!

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel (HK$100 per adult, HK$70 per child) opened late last autumn at the new Central Waterfront and has taken rather mixed responses since that time.

In some ways we have found it a nice little addition to the recently developed waterfront area. Yet, we also feel that it fails to excite compared to the taller, more impressive rides you can take in cities like London and Singapore.

One of the nice things about the HK Observation Wheel is that we don't find much in the form of queues there during much of the day. As such, if you are planning to visit the waterfront area, you will probably not wait more than 5-10 minutes during normal days and weekends for a ride. We also like the views, which are better at night as you are less impacted by poor sky conditions and the buildings are more impressive to look at in darkness.

What we don't like so much about the Hong Kong Observation Wheel is how often it seems to stop. While not such a big deal in the end, it would have been better if this operated more like the London Eye where you have continuous, uninterrupted movement. Oh well.

In the end there is no doubt the Hong Kong Observation Wheel is fun but its not a world class ride nor will it likely become a major attraction in the city. It is just something worth trying if you really enjoy ferris wheels and plan to spend some time on the HK waterfront area.

2  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

This is a nice addition to the area where the Star Ferry and other boat transportation departs. We went during the day, but of course, the view will be more dramatic at night. But going on a Monday in the late afternoon, there was virtually no wait. The area was surprisingly quiet and restful. You can take a lot of photos and selfies with various background views. Also, you are very near a lot of great places to go, so it makes a nice component part of an outing.

1  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

The ride was boring. It constantly stopped for people to get on/off. Skip this attraction during your visit to Hongkong.

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel is a new addition to the city's harbor front but it seems to be dwarfed by the towering skyscrapers in the background and it is significantly smaller than its counterparts in London and Vegas. We went there at around noon time on a Wednesday and there were hardly any people but the attendant flatly refused to let us have a car to ourselves and we were forced to share one with two lovebirds who were none too happy with the intrusion. The wheel went around four times and while it was a bargain for the fares, it became somewhat tedious after seeing the same view over and over again. If you don't mind the crowd, I was told that the view was absolutely fabulous in the night time particularly when the Symphony of Lights was on.

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