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The Wheel of Brisbane is a Bussink R60 transportable Ferris wheel installation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is "almost" 60 metres (197 ft) tall. It was erected in 2008 at the northern entrance to South Bank Parklands, the transformed World Expo 88 site by the Brisbane River, as part of the 20th anniversary of World Expo 88 and the 150th anniversary of the State of Queensland 1859-2009 celebrations.

Wheel of Brisbane, Australia
Wheel of Brisbane, Australia

It was originally operated by World Tourist Attractions, which collapsed in 2010 owing £16.4 million, and then by Great City Attractions, which collapsed in July 2012 owing £6 million. Each of the 42 air-conditioned capsules can seat up to six adults and two children providing a total passenger capacity of 336. The ride lasts for approximately 12 minutes and provides 360° views across the city.

Wheel of Brisbane, Australia
Wheel of Brisbane, Australia

The Wheel of Brisbane is recognised as one of the most exciting additions to the Brisbane City Skyline. You will be inspired by the breathtaking views across the iconic Brisbane River. This must see attraction provides something for everyone, young or old, tourist or local and is a "must do" for anyone in Brisbane. All gondolas are fully enclosed and air-conditioned and seat up to 6 adults and 2 children in safety and comfort, except for the VIP gondola which seats up to 4 adults.

Wheel of Brisbane, Australia
Wheel of Brisbane, Australia

The giant observation wheel offers a spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of Brisbane City from the heart of Brisbane's cultural, lifestyle and entertainment precinct, The Parklands, South Bank. Unrivalled for its view, a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane is an uplifting experience that will take you almost 60 metres above the ground in the safety and comfort of a fully enclosed air-conditioned capsule.

Wheel of Brisbane, Australia
Wheel of Brisbane, Australia

The Wheel of Brisbane is a Bussink R60 transportable Ferris wheel installation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is "almost" 60 metres (197 ft) tall. It was erected in 2008 at the northern entrance to South Bank Parklands, the transformed World Expo 88 site by the Brisbane River, as part of the 20th anniversary of World Expo 88 and the 150th anniversary of the State of Queensland 1859-2009 celebrations.

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