High Roller – Vegas Ferris Wheel Guide

Want to see Vegas from a different perspective?

Then why not take a ride on the High Roller? Billed as the “world’s tallest observation wheel”, the High Roller Ferris Wheel is 520 feet in diameter and rises 550 feet above the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, offering unquestionably the best views of the entire Las Vegas valley.

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Ranked at number four on TripAdvisor’s list of Top Attractions in Las Vegas, a ride on the High Roller is definitely on any must-do list for a trip to Sin City.

The Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel in the Daytime.

A look at the High Roller Ferris Wheel, one of the Las Vegas staples. Via Instagram @highroller.

The High Roller opened to the public on March 31, 2014 and sports 28 air-conditioned, 40-person cabins that can support a total capacity of 1120 passengers. The High Roller offers 360-degree views of the Strip and beyond during the thirty-minute ride.

High Roller Times

The High Roller is open daily from 11:30 AM – 2 AM and is located in the heart of the LINQ Promenade, an open-air entertainment, retail, and dining district that is situated in the heart of the Strip between the LINQ and Flamingo resorts and across from Caesars Palace.

High Roller Happy Hour

For an extra entertaining experience, buy a ticket to the Happy Half Hour. The Happy Half Hour includes a thirty-minute rotation with an in-cabin open bar and dedicated bartender.

The Happy Half Hour is available daily from 12PM to 1AM. Guests must be 21 and over to ride in a bar cabin.

The Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel at night, lit to purple.

A full revolution on the High Roller lasts about a half-hour. Via Instagram @highroller.

Vegas High Roller Tips and Info

Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase in the wheel house. These may be brought on the High Roller, but outside beverages are not allowed.

A full revolution of the High Roller takes about a half hour, but allow extra time for standing in line and waiting to enter and exit the ride.

To experience the full “wow” factor, sunset and after dark are the best times to ride.

Be sure to visit Sky Shop, the High Roller gift shop, which is located at the base of the wheel. Memorialize your experience with souvenirs that include T-shirts, keychains, postcards, snow globes, cups, and even miniature High Rollers. Sky Shop also offers souvenirs for FLY LINQ, the zip line at the LINQ. Sky Shop is open daily from 10AM – 2:30AM.

Like all Caesars properties, you have to pay to park at the LINQ. The first hour is free, with 1-2 hours $9, 2-4 hours $12, and 4-24 hours $15. Oversize parking in the LINQ surface lot is $30. Valet parking fees start at $15 for up to two hours, 2-4 hours $20, and 4-24 hours is $24.

Ride the Las Vegas Monorail and exit at the Harrah’s/LINQ Station for access to the High Roller at the LINQ Promenade, as well as The LINQ Hotel and Casino and Harrah’s Las Vegas.

At 550 feet, Las Vegas’s High Roller is guaranteed to remain the tallest Ferris wheel in the world until Dubai’s 689-foot observation wheel, AIN Dubai, opens in 2020 to coincide with Expo 2020 Dubai. With breathtaking 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Strip and beyond, the High Roller is a can’t-miss experience for your trip to Sin City.

A perspective shot of a man 'holding' the Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel.

Tickets for the ferris wheel start at $25. Via Instagram @highroller.

High Roller Ticket Prices

Prices at the High Roller box office are as follows:

Daytime ride ticket$25
Night ride ticket$37 (starts at 7 pm daily)
Kids pricing (ages 7-17)$10 daytime ride, $20 nighttime ride. Children 6 and under are free!
Happy Half Hour - Day$40, includes ride with open bar
Happy Half Hour - Night$52, includes ride with open bar

Or buy online and save:

Daytime ride ticket$22
Night ride ticket$32
Kids pricing (ages 7-17)$9 daytime ride, $19 nighttime ride.
Happy Half Hour - Day$35
Happy Half Hour - Night$47

Save on ticket prices here.

Yoga in the sky on the Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel.

Yoga on a Ferris Wheel? Why not? You’re in Vegas! Via Instagram @highroller.

High Roller Events and Experiences

Celebrate – The High Roller is the perfect venue for all kinds of events including bachelor and bachelorette parties, birthdays and reunions. Groups can reserve a car to themselves for half-hour or hour-long rides and choose from a selection of add-ons that include an open bar with private bartender, champagne toasts, appetizers, dessert, custom music and disco lighting.

Weddings – The High Roller can help you experience the wedding of your dreams. A number of packages are available along with a wide range of amenities that can include flowers, photography, cinematography, music, a hosted bar, champagne, chocolate-dipped strawberries, and even an Elvis officiant. Packages that include suite rental and a post-ceremony reception are also available.

Corporate events – The High Roller is a great location for convention receptions, client parties and teambuilding exercises. For even larger groups, the High Roller can accommodate buyouts of the entire wheel for a block of time.

A Chocolate Experience – Take in the view on the High Roller while savoring handmade chocolates from Las Vegas’s own world famous Ethel M Chocolates. Led by a chocolate ambassador, guests can indulge in a selection of exclusive chocolates while learning about their creation and origin. Complimentary beverages are also provided.

Yoga: An Elevated Journey – This one-hour experience is at once a soothing and energizing experience for mind, body and soul. Take in amazing views of the mountains and skyline while being guided by a yoga instructor from Silent Savasana. Up to six guests are allowed in the cabin and you may either bring your own mat or borrow one that is provided. A reusable High Roller water bottle is included in this experience.

School field trips – The High Roller offers a unique field trip experience to kids in grades Kindergarten through eighth. Lesson plans are even available that satisfy the criteria for science, math, engineering and design.

A night time view of the Vegas High Roller Ferris Wheel

Keep up to date with all the latest discounts for the Vegas High Roller. Via Instagram @highroller.

High Roller Discounts and Coupons

Get up to $7 off Rides here.

Other standard discounts include:

Military Special: Receive $5 off with a valid US Military ID at the box office.

Senior Special: Passengers ages 65 and older receive $5 off.

Student Special: Receive 50% off with a valid US student ID at the box office.

Local Special: Nevada Residents can receive 50% off with a valid Nevada ID.