Downtown Miami’s finally has its iconic Ferris Wheel, and it is now open to the public.
Skyviews Miami held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at Bayside Marketplace.
Backers of the project have said that it will be a Ferris Wheel on steroids, and also that the wheel will be iconic.
The project is said to have cost $18 million to build.
Riders will be able to sit in an enclosed climate-controlled gondolas with glass bottom floors.
Rides will cost $17 and last around 15 minutes. There’s a Florida resident discount for the first few weeks of $14, and there are also discount for children, seniors, and the military.
An LED lightshow on the wheel has also been activated at night.