It’s been a little over a year now that the Ferris Wheel in Old Montreal has opened its doors to the public. Definitely a huge success all year round, the Montreal Observation Wheel is a huge point of attraction. In fact, it’s such a hit that there’s almost always a line up to go up the wheel. To say that the Ferris Wheel has been a hit is an understatement.

One of the main features of the Ferris Wheel is that it’s open all year round. Specifically designed to give people the opportunity to go up the Ferris Wheel no matter what time of the year, it’s definitely one its key features. Completely made of glass, each cart gives you a full view of the city. You can adjust the temperature to your liking so you’re completely comfortable. So, while it’s -30 outside and freezing cold, you can stay nice and warm in their carts and enjoy the gorgeous view of the city.

The Grande Roue of Montreal is composed with 42 gondolas that can seat up to 8 people comfortably. It’s the tallest observation wheel in Canada. Not only does it allow you to see surrounding of 60 meters in the air, but when weather permits, you can also see up to 28 km away.

On top of being one of Montreal’s main attractions for tourists, they also offer their own bistro where you can grab a bite to eat! Yes, eating is permitted in the Observation Wheel!

The Observation Wheel offers many packages to suit all your needs! Looking for a night out of town with the girls? No worries! You can get a group package where you can get your own private gondola that seats up to 8 people. So, you don’t have to worry about sharing it with anyone else? Want the full VIP experience? Gondola #42 is the only gondola that has a glass floor so you can get a complete 360 view. Their Italian leather seats will have you getting the full VIP experience!

For more information about the Montreal Observation Wheel and to purchase your tickets, visit their website @