This brand new 175 foot tall, 170,000 pound Ferris wheel sits on Seattle's waterfront over the Puget Sound on pier 57 near the Pike Place Market and Seattle Aquarium. It carries 42 enclosed, heated and air conditioned gondolas holding up to 8 people each. As passengers are lifted into the air, they can see the a fantastic view of the city, sound and mountains while listening to a narration describing Seattle's waterfront history. The wheel is the only one of its kind to be built over water. The wheel also includes one special reservation gondola with glass floors for the ultimate viewing experience.