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La Perla

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Nice views of the river

This is a great way to see part of Guayaquil while escaping the heat. Air conditioned pods rise... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manglaralto, Ecuador
Best view of Las Penas

Similar to other big ferris wheels like the London Eye, but only $5USD and I was able to walk... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Malecon 2000 cerca del Imax, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to see part of Guayaquil while escaping the heat. Air conditioned pods rise above the river and you can get snacks at the concession stand before. The ride is very stable nd smooth.

Thank caomhail
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Similar to other big ferris wheels like the London Eye, but only $5USD and I was able to walk straight on without waiting in line mid-day on a Saturday.

Thank TropicalMeg
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had my reservations but I enjoyed my entire experience on this ride. You have 5 minutes and the ride is slow. The views are lovely and I took pictures almost the entire time.

Thank DanasTrip
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Perla is situated in the middle of the Malecon 2000, a walkway built recently along the waterfront in Guayaquil. Parking is safe cheap and easy. You pay for parking at the machine near where you parked BEFORE you leave and try to drive through...More

Thank gdryden
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Dont go on this at night thinking the view will be good. Hard to see much at night. Good day view and it really is very large.

Thank handymantulsa
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went here as a couple and loved it. We went at night time and parked in the Malecon deck closest. You coud see all of the lights from the city. It was also cool that it was above the water the whole time. I...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Riding La Perla is a cheap ($5 per person) way to take a seat and rest a bit, gain the 'high ground' and get great photo opportunities of the waterfront, colorful city, and light house or whatever you want to see. I would estimate the...More

Thank 1979Chas_Deb
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Located on the malecon on the riverfront in Guayaquil, La Perla is a large Ferris wheel with completely enclosed cars. Climate controlled and even complete with music, it makes for a very pleasant and scenic 12 minute ride

Thank Herb I
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Guayaquil joins the many cities that now boast a ‘Big Wheel’ slowly revolving observation platform allowing sights of the city from on high. $10 fee makes it particularly good value.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Nice looking at Guayaquil from the top of the revolving wheel and a good place to take pictures, after you finish the ride there are several tourist options to enjoy.

Thank Elias K
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