SkyStar Wheel Highlights

The SkyStar Observation Wheel, installed in 2020 in Golden Gate Park stands 15 stories tall. The Wheel features 36 enclosed gondolas, boasting unparalleled views around the city of San Francisco. You will be able to see the Golden Gate Park, the Pacific Ocean to the West, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz to the North, and the towering skyscrapers of downtown San Francisco to the East.

More Info    Read Less   

Unparalleled City Views

From its heights, you'll be able to see all the greenery of Golden Gate Park, the churning Pacific Ocean to the west, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz to the north, and the gleaming skyscrapers of downtown to the east. Standing 15 stories tall, the state-of-the-art SkyStar Observation Wheel features 36 enclosed, well-ventilated gondolas.

Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary

Installed in 2020 as part of Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary celebration. Explore all the park has to offer within its 1,017 beautiful acres. From hiking trails, playgrounds and open spaces, to biking, museums, recreation, and amazing groves and gardens, there is something for visitors of all ages and interests to enjoy.


The Wheel is located at the Music Concourse, the outdoor plaza near the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Garden.

Important Information

This is a general admission ticket for SkyStar Wheel located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Before visiting SkyStar Wheel, please download your entry pass from If you do not download your entry pass, please redeem your booking confirmation with a Big Bus Tours staff member before your visit to SkyStar Wheel. You may then take your Big Bus voucher to the SkyStar ticket window for redemption.

Have a look at our San Francisco Attraction Packages

Enhance your sightseeing experience with a ticket that includes our San Francisco bus tour along with attraction entry.