Giant Wheel

Cedar Point - Giant Wheel
No ride more defines an amusement park than its Ferris wheel. The 150-foot-tall Giant Wheel provides guests with a great view of the park. Situated on the lake side the of the park, adjacent to Disaster Transport, the Giant Wheel also provides guests with a terrific view of the sandy Cedar Point Beach and Lake Erie.

Quick Facts

  • Opened In: 1972
  • Height: 150ft
  • Built By: Anton Schwartzkopf
  • Ride Time: Approx. 2 minutes, 7 seconds (two revolutions)
  • Giant Wheel has 2700 lights

Also of Interest

The Giant Wheel is located very close to Kiddy Kingdom, a timeless collection of great children’s rides.

Important Information

  • Riders must be 48″ or accompanied by an adult.
  • Giant Wheel’s seats should fit all sized passengers.
  • Thrill Rating: 2/5

Average Wait Times

Usual wait time is 15-30 minutes.


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