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Wharf Ferris Wheel, Orange Beach

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The Ferris Wheel at the Wharf is one of the tallest in the Southeast standing at 112 feet! It can hold 140 people in 24 Gondolas. One of the gondolas is handicapped accessible allowing everyone the experience of a lifetime. The Ferris Wheel at the Wharf was created by Italy's Technical Park and the ship wheel design was inspired by the surrounding Gulf Coast and Intercoastal Waterways. Make sure you take a ride on the Wharf Ferris Wheel next time you visit the Gulf Coast!
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  • We shopped and had dinner, many different shops, and places to eat , all in one area, well worth the time to visit, will re-visit the Wharf next year. PS. The food was great, and the shops were priced...  more »
  • For $5 a head it was OK. I think we got about 4 revolutions. View was fair but is probably better for a night time activity. Glass panels were very dirty and obscured the view.  more »
  • The Wharf Ferris Wheel is a must-do your first time to Orange Beach and possibly (like us,) to do again during subsequent visits to the Alabama Gulf Coast. It's a fun comfortable ride and you can see ...  more »

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