The Branson Ferris Wheel in Branson, MO

Track 4Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

Formerly known as the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel from 1995 to 2015, the Branson Ferris Wheel has been ridden by more than 17 million passengers and counting. Climb aboard one of the gondolas and get ready for views of beautiful Branson, MO from 150 feet in the sky. At night, the Ferris Wheel lights up for “Electrify,” a dazzling musical and light spectacular you don’t want to miss.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • The Ferris Wheel formerly operated at Navy Pier in Chicago.
  • Electrify show times are at 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 & 10:00 pm nightly, weather permitting.
  • The Ferris Wheel features 40 gondolas and can accommodate up to 240 passengers at a time.
  • One rotation is approximately 7.5 minutes long.

Description

from The Branson Ferris Wheel
The Branson Ferris Wheel was formerly Chicago's iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, ridden by nearly 17 million people from 1995 to 2015. Standing 150 feet tall, its 40 gondolas hold 240 riders, and it lights up the night with 16,000 LED lights. The Branson Ferris Wheel boasts spectacular views of the famed entertainment corridor and the picturesque Ozark Mountains. Don't miss "Electrify"-A Music and Light Spectacular!

Light-Show times are at 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 & 10:00 pm nightly (weather permitting).
Located at Track 4, the Ferris Wheel was built in 2016 and stands 150ft high. Ride Time is 15 minutes.

More Wheel Features
40 gondolas, 240 passengers, 6 passengers per gondola, 16,000 LED lights. The Branson Ferris Wheel is a continuous rotation but can be stopped for guest assistance.

**CLOSING TIME IS APPROXIMATE AND DEPENDS ON CROWD LEVEL AND WEATHER.

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BJC483
Lake Ozark, Missouri
"WOW"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed February 10, 2018 NEW
Thought I would be scared on this ride but it's so slow you don't get sick or scared. But getting to top you can see the most amazing views of 76. It was a lot of fun, would go again.
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Jim T
Branson, Missouri
"Fun ride on the Ferris Wheel from Navy Pier in Chicago"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed February 04, 2018 NEW
I prefer riding at night because of the view. It is about a 20 ride and as I recall you ride two times around. Sights are beautiful at night and its an enclosed cab ride. It's fun for all and the sights are beautiful at night.
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767bobb
Springfield, Missouri, United States
"Great view"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 27, 2017
Nice and slow and a great view day or night. Price is reasonable and parking is convenient. Can see much of Branson and plot traffic routes from the top.
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Ruth C
"Breathtaking"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 18, 2017
We went on this ride right after dark. It was still lit enough around the city to see all the pretty landscaping. The only downside was the time of year. It was freezing! But it was worth it.
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richardvA9986AA
Springfield, United States
"Great view of the strip in Branson, scary for some! Nice night show!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 15, 2017
We enjoy riding the ferris wheel, last time we went it was during the week and a bit hot so that might be why there were few riders. Good for us, they let us ride a second time for free. Our ages were from 1 year old to 79, all enjoyed it but some got a little fearful, it is really high!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Branson Ferris Wheel

How many people can fit in one gondola?
The Branson Ferris Wheel has 40 gondolas, each accommodating a maximum of 6 passengers.

Is there a weight limit for the Branson Ferris Wheel?
No. All are welcome to ride the Branson Ferris Wheel. Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of six average weight and height adults. The gondolas can support 990 pounds of weight each.

Can a crew member watch my children while I ride the Branson Ferris Wheel?
No. In order for our crew to safely operate all of the rides, they are unable to watch your children.

Is there an age limit for the Branson Ferris Wheel?
No. While we do not have an age limit, we do require there to be one adult ( at least 18 years of age) for every two children under the age of 12.

How long is the ride?
One rotation of the Ferris wheel is approximately 7.5 minutes long.

Can I take a pet on the Ferris wheel?
For safety reasons, no pets are allowed on the Branson Ferris Wheel. The only exception is for service animals, who may ride with their handlers.

Do I have to share a gondola with other riders if our party does not fill up the entire space?
You do not have to share space with other people on the Ferris Wheel. Since at least 2 riders are required per gondola, crew members may ask a group if they are comfortable with a single rider sharing their gondola, but you do not have to accept if you do not want to.