The High Roller is the tallest Ferris wheel in the Western Hemisphere (and until October 2021 was the tallest in the world). This monster is located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise in Nevada and is owned by Caesars Entertainment. The High Roller is the centerpiece of Caesar's Linq Promenade - a promenade with many other things to do.
The High Roller was opened to the public on March 31, 2014. Until its completion, the world's highest Ferris wheel was the Singapore Flyer that was the tallest from 2008 to when the High Roller was completed in 2014. In 2021, the High Roller was overtaken by the monumental Ain Dubai.
See The Strip With A Birds Eye View
While there are many things to see and do on the Las Vegas Strip, the High Roller must be one of the most awesome. It is well known that the Las Vegas Strip is stunning at night with its plethora of colorful neon lights and decadent giant hotels and casinos all along the Strip.
One of the best ways to see the Las Vegas Strip in all its glory is with a bird's eye view. With the High Roller rising to a dizzying 550 feet, one can certainly enjoy a stunning view of America's Sin City from here.
Another way to see the Strip from the air is with a scenic helicopter flight of the Strip. These helicopter flights can be just simple tours of the Strip or they can be part of a larger package like a VIP tour that includes a gourmet meal on the Strip or as part of visiting the Grand Canyon.
About The High Roller And Visiting The Ferris Wheel
The duration of one revolution and therefore one's time on the ride is approximately 30 minutes. This is an awesome tour for groups, corporate events, and families. Outside drinks are permitted on the ride but glass, coolers, and cases are not permitted.
- Number of Cabins: 28 Passenger Cabins (or Capsules)
- Capacity: 40 People Per Capsule or 1,120 Total
- Opening Hours: 4 pm to 12 am
- Days Open: Daily
- Cost: Adult: Starting From $34.75 | Youth: Starting From $17.50
Many of the attractions and activities on the Las Vegas Strip are not very family-friendly, but this tour is sure to have the kids excited and is a much more affordable way to see the Strip than with a helicopter flight.
Height Ferris Wheels In The World
The London Eye
- Location: London, England
- Size: 135 Meters or 443 Feet Tall
- Tallest: From 2000 to 2006
Star of Nanchang
- Location: Nanchang, China
- Size: 160 Meters or 525 Feet
- Tallest: From 2006 to 2008
- Location: Singapore
- Size: 165 Meters or 541 Feet
- Tallest: From 2008 to 2014
- Location: Las Vegas
- Size: 167.5 Meters or 550 Feet
- Tallest: From 2014 to 2021
- Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Size: 250 Meters or 820 Feet
- Tallest: From October 2021
Caesars Entertainment's The LINQ
The High Roller is the centerpiece of Caesars Entertainment's The LINQ. The LINQ Promenade is an outdoor collection of restaurants, retailers, and bars of which the High Roller is the signature feature. It is one of the main entertainment complexes of the Strip.
The Linq Promenade is spread over a 1,200-foot long pathway that runs along the resort's southern edge. It is one of the main attractions for anyone staying at the decadent and opulent Caesar's Palace complex and most of the tenants are nightlife businesses or restaurants.
Another attraction here includes the Brooklyn Bowl (which includes a restaurant, a music club, and a two-floor bowling alley with 32 lanes).
In-N-Out Burger And Ice Bar: In 2017 the Linq Promenade added the Strip's first In-N-Out Burger and the world's largest ice bar in 2019. The ice bar is a winter wonderland of 100 tons of carved ice (even the drinking glasses, seats, walls, and sculptures are made of ice. It is a novel way to escape the Nevada desert summer heat! As they point out on their website - "This is the one place your beer actually gets colder as you drink it."
Zipline: Fly Linq: One of the other main attractions here is the Fly Linq. It is the first and only zipline located on the Strip and it opened in November 2018. It boasts 10 side-by-side ziplines that zip along over the promenade. Riders launch from a 12 story tower and soar down the promenade finishing at the High Roller.
- Speeds: Reach Speeds Of Up To 35 MPH
- Cost: Starting From $35.00
- Weight Limit: 60lbs - 300lbs (27kg - 136kg)
- Height Limit: 3'4" - 6'8"
Caesar's Palace is one of the largest and most famous of the mega-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip and staying there is luxurious and decadent. Caesar's Palace is much more than just hotels and casinos, it boasts some of Las Vegas's best entertainment.