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SkyWheel Myrtle Beach
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SkyWheel Myrtle Beach showing night scenes

Take in panoramicviews of the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina coastline from one of NorthAmerica’s tallest observation wheels. 

Takeflight on the SkyWheel Myrtle Beach and enjoy unbeatable views of the city andgreater South Carolina coastline from one of 42 air-conditioned gondolas. TheSkyWheel is one of the main attractions on the city’s 1.2-mile (1.9-kilometer)long Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade.

The wheel is 187 feet(57 meters) tall at its highest point and makes three rotations during each10-12 minute ride, offering plenty of time to capture perfect photographs. Upto six people can fit in one gondola. If you wish to travel privately insmaller numbers, that can also be arranged upon request.

Foran extra-special experience, skip the line and buy tickets for the VIP Gondola.It has glass floors, leather seats and six rotations instead of the usualthree. A souvenir T-shirt is also included in the VIP package.

The SkyWheel isalways a striking feature on the city skyline but it’s at its most spectacularafter dark. More than 1 million colored LED lights fitted to the structurepulse for a nightly light show.

After dismounting,head to the adjacent LandShark Bar & Grille, one of three Myrtle Beachrestaurants owned by musician Jimmy Buffett. The spacious restaurant is on theoceanfront, so you’ll enjoy the sea breezes and water views, plus a fun,relaxed atmosphere. Head to the bar and try Buffett’s signature beer LandsharkLager or one of several signature cocktails. There are plenty of other drinkingand dining options within walking distance in both directions along North OceanBoulevard.

Next door, theLandShark SurfShack sells SkyWheel and LandShark Lager merchandise.TheSkyWheel is located on Ocean Boulevard, and is open daily. Hours of operationare subject to seasonal variations, so check the website or phone ahead.Purchase tickets at the wheel or online.

Top Hotels Close to SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

South Bay Inn & Suites
South Bay Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
520 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $143 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
With direct access to the beach, this Downtown Myrtle Beach hotel is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, SkyWheel Myrtle ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,992 reviews)
"The room was nice."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

South Bay Inn & Suites
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
4 out of 5
1600 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $220 per night from May 11 to May 12
Located in Downtown Myrtle Beach, this beachfront condo resort is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and SkyWheel Myrtle ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (571 reviews)
"This hotel is beautiful and we had a wonderful stay. The pictures of the rooms don’t do them justice because they’re beautiful, clean and spacious. The ocean view balcony was just what we needed for a relaxing stay. Definitely will be staying here again in the future."

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Sheraton Myrtle Beach
Sheraton Myrtle Beach
4 out of 5
2101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $134 per night from May 3 to May 4
Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, and SkyWheel Myrtle Beach. ...
4/5Very Good! (972 reviews)
"Our stay was nice except for we didn't know about the quiet time policy"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Sheraton Myrtle Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Best Lodging Options Near SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

South Bay Inn & Suites
South Bay Inn & Suites
3 out of 5
520 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $143 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
South Bay Inn & Suites
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
4 out of 5
1600 Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $220 per night from May 11 to May 12
Ocean Enclave by Hilton Grand Vacations
Sheraton Myrtle Beach
Sheraton Myrtle Beach
4 out of 5
2101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $134 per night from May 3 to May 4
Sheraton Myrtle Beach
Midtown Inn
Midtown Inn
2.5 out of 5
309 8th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $79 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
Midtown Inn
Dayton House Resort
Dayton House Resort
3 out of 5
2400 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $127 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
Dayton House Resort
Holiday Inn At the Pavilion
Holiday Inn At the Pavilion
3 out of 5
1200 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $114 per night from May 4 to May 5
Holiday Inn At the Pavilion
Aqua Beach Inn
Aqua Beach Inn
2.5 out of 5
1301 Withers Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $109 per night from Apr 18 to Apr 19
Aqua Beach Inn
Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
3 out of 5
803 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $92 per night from May 9 to May 10
Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion
2.5 out of 5
1802 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is $99 per night from May 3 to May 4
Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.