Skywheel Myrtle Beach in Myrtle Beach, SC
1110 North Ocean Blvd • Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Located at Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade, the SkyWheel Myrtle Beach offers breathtaking views of the Grand Strand. The 187-foot ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas that seat up to six passengers each for four rotations soaring 20 stories above the ocean. The ride lights up at night for an even more magical experience.
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A flight includes four revolutions and lasts about 10 to 15 minutes.
The SkyWheel is 187 feet tall, an equivalent of about 20 stories.
Only service animals are allowed on board. Pets are not allowed.
Yes, infants are welcome, and children ages 2 and under are free. You must visit the box office upon arrival to receive an "angel ticket".
They do not operate in severe weather or nearby lightning and may close the wheel if winds are sustained above 35 miles per hour. You can always call the number on your e-ticket to inquire if they are closed for weather.
For the easiest access to the SkyWheel, there is a paid parking lot right next door. They do not own the lot and parking is limited. There are also some metered spots all along Ocean Boulevard.
Yes, the SkyWheel's gondolas are fully accessible (with exception of the VIP cabin), and can accommodate wheelchairs, scooters, etc.
A maximum of 6 adults can fit comfortably in the gondola. A group of 7 can fit if there are small children.
The SkyWheel is open daily year-round at 11 am, typically only closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Please check the operating calendar above for hours of operation during your selected date range. Hours are subject to change at any time.
There is no weight limit per person. Each gondola can hold up to 1,300 pounds.