|About this Attraction
Location: Paradise Pier
Type: Ferris wheel
Duration: 9 minutes
Ride Capacity: 16 inner gondolas; 8 outer gondolas, each holding up to 6 guests
time to visit: Morning or later in the day
Tips & Fun Facts
There are two lines and each line is for a different ride experience. There are stationary gondolas and gondolas that swing and slide.
The gondolas are completely enclosed with steel mesh, which obscures the view slightly.
This Ferris wheel is inspired by Coney Island's Wonder Wheel.
The gondolas each feature the happy faces of Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Pluto or Donald.
As part of the parks expansion, the wheel was renamed Mickey's Fun Wheel after originally being called the Sun Wheel.
Opened with the park on Feburary 8, 2001.
Guests must transfer from their Electric Convenience Vehicle to an available wheelchair to enter the attraction and transfer from their wheelchair to the ride vehicle by themselves or by assisted by members of their party to experience this attraction.
Wheelchair Access: For swinging gondolas, enter through the standard queue. At the split, proceed to the left entrance. For non-swinging gondolas, enter through the exit.
During inclement weather, this attraction may not be operating.
For the inner gondolas - For safety, you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride.
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Park map (pdf)