SkyStar Observation Wheel

Golden Gate Park’s Music Concourse

Golden Gate Park's Music Concourse (Bowl Drive and Music Concourse Drive). Parking available in the Music Concourse Garage.

Open Monday–Friday, Noon–10 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

Tickets must be reserved in advance at

$18 adults; $12 seniors (65+) and children (12 and under)

Interested in buying out the wheel for a private party?


The SkyStar Observation Wheel features 36 fully enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas that hold up to six passengers each. Guests will soar 15 stories above Golden Gate Park for unparalleled Bay to breakers views.​


To keep our customers and employees safe, we've implemented strict measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All reservations to ride must be made in advance, and riders must wear masks and practice social distancing while onsite. Each gondola will be shared only by people in the same household. 

Each of the 36 gondolas will be thoroughly cleaned between uses with disinfectants and UV-C lighting. In addition, SkyStar has implemented hourly cleaning of high traffic areas and ticket booths and deep cleaning each morning. 

The SkyStar Observation Wheel is ADA compliant.