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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

Similar to the millennial mega-ferris wheel in London, SkyWheel is almost 19 stories tall, with 42 air-conditioned gondolas and no lap bars.

N. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
On N. Ocean Blvd between 12th Ave. N. and Mr. Joe White Ave. (11th Ave. N.).
Daily 10 am - 1 am (hours vary seasonally) (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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SkyWheel Myrtle Beach.

SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

You are here, you are in Myrtle Beach -- of course you should take this ride. Fabulous views. Comfortable spacious gondola with AC. Enjoy!

[Roadtrip18, 09/30/2021]


SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

Beautiful at night - you can see everything! Air-conditioned too!

[erica, 06/26/2021]

Skywheel view.

SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

Really beautiful view from the Skywheel. Personally believe it's decently priced (especially compared to everything else).

[sam k, 03/11/2016]


SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

I'm scared of heights so I can't tell you about the view from up in the SkyWheel, but it looks good from the beach.

[Jessica Hilvitz, 08/07/2012]


SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

A giant ferris wheel, the "London Eye," was built in England as part of its Year 2000 celebration. Its continuing success prompted several U.S. cities to plan similar Big Wheels -- Myrtle Beach is the first to actually build one. "SkyWheel" is almost 19 stories tall, with 42 air-conditioned gondolas and no lap bars. The wheel, which cost a reported $12 million, is covered with a million color-sequenced LEDs that create light shows after dark. All the shape-shifting lights and dizzying heights might be too much, so every gondola has laid-back Classic Rock piped into it.

[ Team, 05/24/2011]

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