NOW WE HAVE A GIANT VUVUZELA TO "BLOW OUR OWN TRUMPET"
Some bright local Advertising Agencies got together and made Cape Town THE WORLD'S LONGEST VUVUZELA
The Giant Vuvuzela & the fabulous new "Giant Wheel of Excellence" are within sight of each other AT THE MAIN V&A WATERFRONT ENTRANCE. Great new pedestrian bridges lead visitors IN & OUT of the V&A waterfront over 6 lanes of traffic - these bridges are a good place to get photos of both new landmarks without getting squashed in the traffic! WELL DONE CITY OF CAPE TOWN!
THE MAGICAL "GIANT WHEEL" OF FUN WAITS TO WHISK YOU SKYWARD TO VIEW THE GIANT VUVUZELA & 2010 STADIUM FROM ABOVE
50M HIGH OBSERVATION WHEEL GIVES YOU A BIRD'S EYE "ALL WEATHER" VIEW FROM 36 ENCLOSED LUXURY CABINS
6 PASSENGERS PER GONDOLA - 3600 VIEWS AS THE WHEEL CIRCLES
Directions to find Cape Town's newest landmark: The "GIANT WHEEL of Excellence" is situated conveniently as you enter the V&A Waterfront on DOCK ROAD, opposite the Cape Town International Convention Centre & the N1 + N2 Freeway ramp. You can't miss it opposite V&A Caltex Petrol Station, next to the newly erected tented "V&A Waterfront Spectator Zone" on Gateway Canal, before the 1st traffic circle.
HOT NEWS: NOW OPEN! Each Gondola carries 6 passengers.
PRICE PER RIDE: Babies 0 - 3 yrs ride free with parents.
Children +3 -12 yrs = R50 / Children over 12 yrs + Adults = R80.
FAMILY GROUP OF 6 - R220 per family of 6.
The Giant Wheel is a magnificent sight - looking like giant Christmas Tree Decoration, you can't miss it just past City Lodge and along the "Gateway Canal" - this area will be a "V&A Waterfront Spectator Zone" with food TENTS and entertainment all day & late into EVERY night.
The magical observation "Wheel of Excellence" has sealed cabins that provide fantastic ALL WEATHER PROTECTION to view Table Mountain, the City Bowl, Lion's Head, the V&A Waterfront & the ocean leading to Robben Island out at sea. The kids in Cape Town are already saving their pocket money to get their first ride!
Spend the day at the "WATERFRONT SPECTATOR ZONE" & watch all matches live, it's the dedicated V&A Waterfront TENTED FAN FEST AREA" - just on a smaller scale than the CT City Fan Fest on the Grand Parade, opposite the City Hall on Darling Street. For more info & detailed maps of the Spectator programme at the V&A visit their site at www.waterfront.co.za
The 36 luxury cabins feature glass floors, air conditioning and LED lighting. The Wheel is equipped with two types of ballast tanks at its base for safety during windy conditions and can accommodate a load capacity of 216 persons per ride (6 people per cabin). The V&A "One & Only" hotel has its own VIP Gondola with tinted windows and a champagne cooler! Red Carpet treatment.
"The Wheel will remain at the V&A Waterfront after the World Cup and ticket prices range from R50 for Children (3 - 12yrs) R80 per person over 12, R220 per family of 6, Babies 0 - 3 yrs ride free with parents, it is the perfect way for visitors to experience the V&A Waterfront and to enjoy the spectacular landscape." Located at the Gateway Canal, accessed from the Coen Steytler entrance to the V&A Waterfront, The Wheel of Excellence is the first wheel of its size and type in South Africa.
The Wheel of Excellence is manufactured and operated to the highest standards and is located in major cities and countries around the world, including the USA, Australia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Malaysia, France and Japan. This particular wheel has come from the Champs Elysees in Paris where it was a major attraction over the peak Christmas and New Year period, attracting high numbers of visitations. All Wheel of Excellence products are designed and manufactured according to the latest German and European standards, ensuring 100% safety record for all wheels assembled throughout the world.
For more information about the V&A Waterfront, visit www.waterfront.co.za
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