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

Monday - Thursday from 12 pm - 8 pm

Friday - Sunday from 10 am - 8 pm

The Carousel at National Harbor

Open Friday - Sunday from 12 pm - 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 Experience

VIP Ticket $50.00 + tax

Our National Harbor One VIP Gondola provides up to four guests with a luxurious ride featuring leather bucket seats, Amazon Alexa technology, interior lighting and a glass floor. VIP guests also receive a photo package ($20 value) and go straight to the front of the line.

Pricing excludes taxes.
Credit cards only.
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HEALTH & SAFETY

While safety has always been our top priority, we've changed some procedures and want you to know about them.

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SPECIAL OFFERS

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

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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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CLASSIC FUN

Treat your family to unlimited rides on our classic, waterfront carousel.

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BETTER TOGETHER

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

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