LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ushering in a new era of excitement in entertainment, the Las Vegas High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel, will officially open today, Monday, March 31 at The LINQ. An icon for modern Las Vegas, The Strip's newest attraction will begin welcoming ticketed passengers at 1 p.m. PT.
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A variety of ticket packages for the attraction are now available for purchase online with daytime prices beginning at $24.95 plus applicable fees. Tickets may also be purchased on-site at the High Roller as well as locations throughout TheLINQ.com. The High Roller will operate seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Standing more than 100-feet taller than the iconic London Eye, the High Roller features 28 glass-enclosed cabins each equipped to hold up to 40 passengers. High Roller riders will be treated to unparalleled views of the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding valley during the 30 minutes it takes the wheel to complete one full rotation. The experience includes a dynamic video and music show that fades away seamlessly as the wheel ascends to showcase the most impressive views of the Las Vegas valley.
An official christening event commemorating the completion of the wheel and inaugural rides will be held at 11:30 a.m. The christening will mark the final milestone in the construction of the wheel, which broke ground in February 2012.
The High Roller serves as the stunning focal point of The LINQ, the innovative shopping, dining and entertainment district developed by Caesars Entertainment. With many unique venues and the tallest observation wheel in the world, The LINQ has redefined the Las Vegas entertainment experience.
Situated across from Caesars Palace, adjacent to Flamingo Las Vegas and The Quad Resort & Casino and between two monorail stops, the location of the High Roller at The LINQ makes the attraction conveniently accessible to both visitors and locals alike. Ample parking is available, including valet, at the east end of The LINQ. The High Roller is also easily accessible to pedestrians coming in from Las Vegas Boulevard.
In addition to the High Roller, The LINQ offers a wide variety of guest experiences and serves as the frequent host to special events, concerts, festivals and more.
About The LINQ
Caesars Entertainment is redefining the iconic Las Vegas skyline with The LINQ, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world's tallest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Topping out at 550 feet, the High Roller observation wheel is the focal point of the unique urban entertainment district. The wheel's 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Cabins are available for individual or group experiences. For more information, visit TheLINQ.com.
SOURCE Caesars Entertainment