Soar 180 feet above the Potomac River.

Experience incomparable waterfront views of DC, Maryland and Virginia seated in comfortable, climate-controlled gondolas. Enjoy a birds’ eye view of National Harbor, the Washington Monument, Masonic Temple of Alexandria, and more.

Hours

The Capital Wheel

Open Daily

10 am - 10 pm

The Carousel

Open Daily

Noon - 8 pm

Plan ahead- check out our operating calendar here.

NO RESERVATION NECESSARY. EACH GONDOLA IS PRIVATE & SEATS UP TO 8 PEOPLE. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, WE RECOMMEND PURCHASING TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

Tickets

General Admission $15.00 + tax
Senior $13.50 + tax
Child (12 and under) $11.25 + tax

VIP Gondola

VIP Ticket $50.00 + tax

Our National Harbor One VIP Gondola provides up to four guests with a luxurious ride featuring leather bucket seats, interior lighting and a glass floor. VIP guests also receive a photo package ($20 value).

Pricing excludes taxes.
Credit cards only.
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SPECIAL OFFERS

With seasonal deals and events, there's always a reason to visit.

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FREE FLIGHTS

We love giving away free tickets. Apply for a job with The Capital Wheel to learn more.

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ONLINE STORE

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor launched a new online store featuring many fun-loving products showcasing the iconic observation wheel.

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ENJOY THE VIEW

Flight Deck at The Capital Wheel is adding new cocktail and mocktail drinks to their menu. Check out the full menu.

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BETTER TOGETHER

Special group rates, events and offers for groups of 10 or more.

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