Vienna Prater with Giant Ferris Wheel

Get ready for fun in the Prater

At regular intervals, entertaining events such as Family Sundays, Vacation Games or Prater Fairs take place at the Prater. And the Prater Adventure Tours offer guided tours on special topics – including a peek behind the scenes. This varied entertainment program is complemented by more than sixty cafés and restaurants, and ice cream and snack stands.

Go for a leisurely spin aboard the historic Giant Ferris Wheel, taking in the stunning views of the city from 64.75 meters above ground as Vienna's trademark Riesenrad revolves at a pedestrian 2.7 km/h.

Ever dreamed of introducing your children to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Angelina Jolie or Michael Jackson? A collection of 65 uncannily lifelike waxworks of famous people are waiting to make your acquaintance at Madame Tussauds on Riesenradplatz.

Don't miss the beautiful meadows and play areas dotted around the six square kilometers that make up the Green Prater. Tip: hire your own bike rickshaw (near the rollercoaster) and explore the parts of the Prater park on and around the 4.5 kilometer Hauptallee - the park's tree-lined main thoroughfare.

 

Prater

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • 15 March to 31 October
    • daily, 00:00 - 00:00
  • Accessibility

    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at Riesenrad (Giant Ferris Wheel) and Schweizerhaus (1.-Mai-Strasse)
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Wheelchair-accessible restrooms: Messegelände / Parkplatz, 1.-Mai-Strasse (in the middle), Calafattiplatz.

       

Giant Ferris Wheel (Riesenrad)

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

    • Adults   €9
    • Children (3 to 14 years)  €4
    • Your benefit with the Vienna Card: 11% off
  • Opening times

    • January to February
      Daily 10 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
    • March to April
      Daily 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
    • May to September
      Daily 9 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
    • October
      Daily 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
    • November to December
      Daily 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., during the Christmas Market, daily 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   200  cm  wide )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      50 % discount for visitors with disabilities (ID necessary) and an escort.

    • Comments

      Access to all exhibition rooms and to the restaurant / café: no steps.
      2 special wagons of the Ferris Wheel are suitable for extra wide wheelchairs.

Madame Tussauds

Riesenradplatz 1, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

    • Adults   €18,50
    • Children (4 to 14 years)  €14,50
    • Your benefit with the Vienna Card: 20% off
  • Opening times

    • daily, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Last entry: 5 p.m. | closed on 24.12.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Reduced admission price for people with special needs.

    • Comments

      Elevator to each floor. Specially trained staff available.

Green Prater between Praterstern and Winterhafen

Prater, 1020 Wien
  • Accessibility

    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        at Riesenrad (Giant Ferris Wheel) and Schweizerhaus (1.-Mai-Strasse)
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Wheelchair-accessible restrooms: Messegelände / Parkplatz, 1.-Mai-Strasse (in the middle), Calafattiplatz.

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