The Wheel in Orlando, FL

8375 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819
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Overview

See Orlando, Florida like never before on the tallest observation wheel in North America at The Wheel. Hop on and enjoy unparalleled views, 400 feet in the sky, as you point out your favorite Orlando theme parks, attractions, and destinations. The 15-person, air-conditioned capsules guarantee a great time for all ages. Ride The Wheel at night for color changing lights and fun!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Orlando Travel Experts
  • The observation wheel reaches heights of 400 feet high.
  • Each air-conditioned capsule can accommodate 15 people.
  • The average rotation around The Wheel is approximately 23 minutes long.
  • Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate in the Champagne Flights.
  • The attraction is ADA compliant.

Description

from The Wheel at ICON Park
Your Orlando vacation isn’t complete, until you see it from 400 feet!
The Wheel at ICON Park is the must-do, can’t-miss observation wheel located on International Drive. Each rotation takes about 20 minutes in a freshly cleaned, air-conditioned, modern capsule offering plenty of time to soak up Central Florida's most spectacular views.

There is no better way to take in Orlando’s ever-changing skyline
and see what you’re about to see before exploring other Central Florida destinations than on one of the tallest observation wheels in the world.

Ride during the day, sunset or at night for an unforgettable and unique experience. Enhance any visit when you make it a Sky Bar experience with a beverage of your choice for your flight. Riders at night are surrounded in color and light as nearby theme parks set off amazing fireworks displays.

The Wheel anchors ICON Park, a 20-acre, open-air, gate free entertainment destination with more than 40 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutique shops and can't-miss attractions for you to spread out and explore 365 days a year.

Free parking and park admission. Open 365.

Explore other unique attractions like SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Orlando. Don’t miss the Orlando StarFlyer, the world’s tallest swing ride at 450 feet. Find your Iconic Moment!

Tripster Customer Reviews

4 Reviews
Glenda Rodriguez
WESLEY CHAPEL, FL
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Icon Park Fun!"
September 2019
The Icon Park is filled with fun activities. The tickets we purchased through Tripster were affordable, but keep in mind you’ll need to show ID of the person who purchased the tickets. At first the attendees weren’t familiar with the company, and asked for ID. Luckily I was able to text my son a picture ID and they accepted it.
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Tip: Bring ID when using tickets bought from Tripster!

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Tripster Customer
Rensselaer, NY
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Amazing!"
April 2019
A unique way to experience Orlando. Friendly staff.
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Tip: Arrive at sunset, the views are lovely then. The gift shop is surprisingly affordable.

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Tripster Customer
lebanon, ME
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Wonderful Experience"
December 2018
View was great and price was good too. Loved the picture souvenirs at the end as well!
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Tip: Great view

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Christina Linares
Lynwood, CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"I found our place in orlando"
November 2018
I'm terrified of ferris wheels, guys! But let me tell you...the ICON is the most pleasant, most beautiful experience that happened during my orlando trip! At the very top, not only was the view spectacular, but I got engaged last week on the icon. The ICON will forever be our place now and for that I'm so grateful. Totally recommend.
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Tip: Stable and there is a bar there for drinks.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Wheel at ICON Park

How long is a rotation on The Wheel?
The duration of the ride is approximately 23 minutes.

Once I leave The Wheel, am I able to re-enter?
Admission to The Wheel is for one flight per person. After your flight, you may purchase another flight within the same day for a discounted rate.

Are wheelchairs allowed on The Wheel?
Yes. Wheelchairs less than 36" in width are permitted.

Will the The Wheel close for weather?
Yes. Should the attraction close during your visit, all tickets during a weather closure are valid for 30 days.

When is alcohol served?
The Wheel starts serving alcohol Monday-Friday at 5:00 pm. On Saturday and Sunday, at 12:00 pm. Must be 21 years old or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Photo ID required.

Will my bag be searched before riding?
Yes. For the safety and security of all guests, bag searches are conducted.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes; however, you will be asked to display your camera to the security team upon arrival, as certain lenses are prohibited. Please do not bring tripods or cameras with lenses exceeding 24” on board. On-site photographers are also on-site.


Is parking available?
Yes. Parking is free in the spacious seven-story covered parking garage. Free valet parking is also available.

What are the hours of operation?
The Wheel is open from Sunday through Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm, and Friday through Saturday from 10:00 am - 12:00 am.