La Grande Roue de Montréal — the tallest observation wheel in Canada — allows you to see the city and its surroundings from 60 metres in the air, the equivalent of a 20-storey building!
This brand-new observation wheel is a must-see destination for Montrealers who love their city and the many tourists who visit each year.
See 28 km away on a clear day!
A state-of-the-art installation
Specially designed to give you an exceptional view four seasons a year, La Grande Roue de Montréal’s 42 gondolas are equipped with ultra-clear tempered glass panes. These allow you to observe the landscape in detail, while protecting you from UV rays. Whatever the weather, your comfort is ensured by system that gives a temperate feeling in the cabins during the winter season and cools them in the summer.
This attraction, which was inaugurated in 2017, is part of the latest generation White Series made in the Netherlands by Dutch Wheel, a renowned Ferris wheel manufacturer.
Great views, under the sun or the stars
At the top of La Grande Roue de Montréal, you are immediately struck by the loveliness of Old Montréal, with its historic buildings and charming Place Jacques-Cartier, located right nearby. Then, looking up, you discover the city centre’s eclectic architecture, overlooked by Mount Royal.
To the south, the majestic Saint Lawrence River and its seaway unfold into an impressive spectacle. On Sainte-Hélène and Notre-Dame islands, you can glimpse at remnants of the famous 1967 Universal Exposition.
In the evening, colourful lights steal the show, creating a romantic and festive atmosphere. Mount Royal disappears, but you still see its illuminated cross, atop a lively urban landscape... And let’s not forget the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, whose lighting beautifully completes the nighttime panorama.
The Grande Roue de Montréal itself is not to be outdone, shining on the Bonsecours Basin every evening. Come bask in its soft glow!
La Grande Roue de Montréal is live
We present a new image of la Grande Roue every 30 minutes!