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The Cape Wheel

Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 2502
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Cape Town City Pass including Two Oceans Aquarium and District Six Museum
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The Cape Wheel is a giant observation wheel that offers a spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of Cape Town from the iconic and vibrant V&A Waterfront precinct. Your viewing experience across the Mother City includes Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Town City skyline, Paarl Mountains, and the Cape Town Stadium. The Cape Wheel offers 30 fully enclosed air conditioned cabins that will take you 40 metres above the ground in safety and comfort on the 12 - 15 minute, 4 revolution ride. The wheel also offers two wheelchair friendly and accessible cabins.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“london eye” (44 reviews)
“round times” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 418 2502

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The V&A Waterfront was my favourite part of the city centre in Cape Town and the Cape Wheel located just beside it is a good place to go to get superb views. When you go up you get great snaps of the city and the...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the review, we're so happy you enjoyed it and got to see our beautiful city from another view.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit to this attraction with different grandkids they have all enjoyed the experience & I especially enjoyed great & different views of V&A & surrounds as well as Cape Town CBD etc Worth the effort

Thank WishIWasSailing
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, we're so happy you returned and that you and your grandkids enjoyed the ride.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on the water front great views worth a trip no waiting for tickets,when we went ,but got really busy during christmas and new year.

Thank powellgarry
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, we're glad you enjoyed the ride. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attempt was to imitate the London Eye but the Cape Wheel falls short of expectations. It might please the kids but sadly it doesnt have the height nor the speed to impress adults. Nor does it provide the spectacular views which Cape Town has...More

Thank ShikhAchal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to take in all of the harbor area while sitting in your private cabin enjoying the quiet and comfortable ride

Thank geoffstuart46
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, we're very happy you enjoyed the ride.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much you can say really, it's a big wheel like any others in the world. That said you do get some good views over the Waterfront and it's nice to escape the crowds for a while. Worth doing in the day and at night...More

Thank mattjohnston23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful city in the world... a lot of activity and fun you can do . In Cape Town you can see both the nature and the civilization together...am still there and my journey not end yet

Thank Fatma_Qat
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we're so happy you're enjoying your time here in our beautiful city - hope you enjoy the rest of your journey.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do the Cape Wheel right after arriving at the V&A Waterfront. We thought it would give us a good view of the harbor and surrounds; it did not disappoint. It was a beautiful clear day and we had incredible views. It is...More

Thank DayDreamer13
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we're so happy you enjoyed the ride and got to see a 360 degree view of Cape Town.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views of Capetown and beaches from this ferris wheel in heart of V and A Waterfront. Felt very safe and was not expensive. Good thing to do with kids

Thank Rosalie1354
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for the review. We're happy you enjoyed the ride, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the wheel in the afternoon and were pleased with the views! We were five people in our "cabin" and the teens and adults, alike, thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank Lovewineandfood
Melissa A, Public Relations Manager at The Cape Wheel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we're so glad you enjoyed it.

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Janet W
4 February 2017|
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I am not sure, we used cash
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19 January 2017|
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I am pleased to announce we have a half price pensioners discount now, on Tuesdays. Visit our website for more info.
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6 August 2016|
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Currently the price is R120 for adults, R60 for kids up to 17 years old. More info on our website.
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