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Cairns Council looks to bring back Westshell’s giant Ferris Wheel for lengthy stay
Cairns Regional Council plans to invite Westshell Pty Ltd to bring back its 35-metre high travelling Ferris Wheel to Cairns from June for a possible eight-month stay.
The decision follows the success of the Ferris Wheel’s three month trial from September to November 2019, which resulted in over 65,000 rides.
The attraction is credited with bringing people into Cairns, with 43% of users identified as residents in the Cairns Regional Council area.
During the trial period, a number of activations and collaborations with businesses and organisations were undertaken in conjunction with the Ferris Wheel operation.
The operations of Westshell's travelling Ferris Wheel were featured in Australasian Leisure Management issue 135.
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31st December 2019 - AALARA looks back on 2019 and forward to the New Year
28th August 2019 - AALARA refutes reports of ride safety concerns at the Royal Adelaide Show
14th August 2019 - Cairns set to host Westshell’s giant travelling Ferris wheel
19th June 2019 - Giant Ferris Wheel makes winter season debut on the Sunshine Coast
20th June 2017 - World’s largest spokeless ferris wheel opens in China
26th October 2015 - Rider sues over plane versus ferris wheel crash
17th August 2015 - Ferris Wheel Dining Experience set to return to Luna Park Sydney
28th July 2014 - World’s fourth largest ferris wheel debuts in Danang
26th January 2014 - Dubai ready to build world’s largest ferris wheel
11th March 2013 - Dubai to build world’s largest Ferris wheel
7th May 2012 - Freij Entertainment to build highest ferris wheel
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