Triple Wheel

Triple Wheel
California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1976 to 1 September 1997
Replaced by Invertigo
Manufacturer Waagner-Biro
Product Triple Giant Wheel
Capacity 36 gondolas

Triple Wheel was a triple Ferris Wheel built by Austrian manufacturer Waagner-Biro that was previously located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. The ride was previously known as Sky Whirl. It opened in 1976.[1] The ride last operated on 1 September, 1997.[2]


  • Triple Wheel appeared in the 1994 movie Beverly Hills Cop III.[3]


  1. "Marriott's Great America offers plenty of family fun and thrills". The Napa Valley Register. 1976-05-01. p. 18. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  2. "SKY WHIRL". Great America Parks. Retrieved 2023-08-29.
  3. Mannes, George (June 10, 1994). "Eddie Murphy's dangerous ride". Entertainment. Retrieved December 14, 2021.
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