The High Roller Highlights
Get a birds-eye perspective on Las Vegas from on board the High Roller, a record-breaking 550-foot ferris wheel that exclipses both the London Eye and Singapore Flyer. Hop on for a 30-minute revolution and take in stunning views of the surrounding city - the perfect backdrop for your Vegas selfie. Located at Linq Hotel & Casino in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, ther High Roller features 28 glass viewing capsules, each accommodating up to 40 people. It's ringed with 2000 colored LED lights, and supported by 25,256 feet of cabling.More Info Read Less
You'll see for miles on the High Roller, and views this phenomenal are simply unmissable. Look out for the city's distinctive hotels and lavish fountains. See the rise of the mountains fringing Las Vegas and get the lay of the land as you gently complete a 30-minute revolution.
Each glass capsule weighs about 44,000 lb and features 300 square feet of glass. The wheel rotates on a pair of custom-designed spherical roller bearings, each weighing approximately 19,400 lb. The High Roller is 9 feet taller than the previous record-holder, the 541-foot Singapore Flyer. At night, the wheel is lit by 2000 LED lights which can be adjusted in different compositions for special events.
How It Works
The High Roller travels at one foot per second, and takes about 30 minutes to make one full revolution. The High Roller never stops moving, and guests board and depart capsules as the wheel gently revolves.
These expansive views come with some entertaining context. Listen to informative digital commentary on the history of Las Vegas, and enjoy music cleverly themed to the wheel, like Dead Or Alive’s “You Spin Me Round”.