Giant Wheel (Funtown Pier)

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Giant Wheel
Funtown Pier
Location Seaside Heights, New Jersey, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1989 to 2012
Manufacturer Kroon
Product Giant Wheel
Height 110 feet

Giant Wheel was a 110 foot tall Ferris Wheel built by Dutch manufacturer Kroon that was previously located on Funtown Pier in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, USA. It opened in 1989.[1] The attraction was severely damaged when Hurricane Sandy hit the park in October 2012 and ultimately scrapped the following year.[2]


  1. "New amusements buck Shore tourism picture". Asbury Park Press.
  2. "Funtown Pier Ferris wheel in Seaside Heights is demolished".