Photo: Ferris wheel over the sea, Scheveningen Pier
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First Ferris wheel over the sea

Aug. 19, 2016

The Hague gains a new tourist attraction: Europe’s first Ferris wheel over the sea on The Pier in Scheveningen has started turning.

  • Europe’s first Ferris wheel constructed over the sea
  • Panoramic view of the sea, the beach and The Hague’s skyline
  • Over fifty meters high and 36 closed gondolas

The Ferris wheel on The Pier

The Ferris wheel is over fifty meters high and has 36 closed gondolas with air conditioning, including one VIP gondola with a glass bottom. All gondolas have luxury seats and each gondola offers room for up to six people. From the Ferris wheel visitors have a panoramic view of the sea, the beach and The Hague’s skyline. Adults pay €9.00 and children under twelve pay €7.00 for this special experience. On average, a ride on the Ferris wheel lasts 20 minutes. Lunch, dinner or high tea at a high altitude over the sea will soon also be possible. For more information

About The Pier

On July 18, 2015, The Pier reopened to the public, after KondorWessels Vastgoed and DanZep bought it in October of 2014. The renewed Pier is now a true food boulevard, with a contemporary and high-quality range of street food, restaurants, bars, terraces and shops. In addition, there are festivals, cultural events, Pier markets, kids’ afternoons, educational activities and musical performances throughout the year. The Pier is open daily and all year round from 10.00. Admission to The Pier is free of charge. For more information visit

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