The Star of the Show!

Excitement and fun for all members of the family


This beautifully elegant Observation Wheel has the pleasure of being crowned the highest continuously travelling observation wheel in Australia.

At over 32 meters high it is an awe-inspiring sight and with rotating gondolas provides wonderful 360˚ views of its surroundings. The beautifully appointed gondolas not only rotate but are fully enclosed.

The Star of the Show is the perfect experience for thrill seekers and easy riders alike. Excitement and fun for all members of the family, young or old.


Theme & Presentation

The Star of the Show Observation Wheel is themed Moulin Rouge with beautiful European artwork and Box office tickets. It is the highest trailerised observation wheel in Australia.

A large queuing platform incorporated into small footprint area.

Fully enclosed entry and exit loading area.

Designed and built to Australian standards.

Lighting & Illumination

The Star of the Show comes equipped with the latest European LED lights with over 35 different colour changing patterns and designs.

The light patterns last 10minutes per cycle which means you don’t see the same pattern within each 10 minute cycle.

The ride is also fitted with Emergency backup lighting for emergency situations .



Star of the Show is Australia’s only observation wheel with fully enclosed gondolas, this allows for comfort and enjoyment in all weather conditions.

Each gondola is lit with over 30 LED lights in the ceiling.

Specifically engineered plexi glass wraps the entire gondola to allow full clear view of surroundings.

Sliding entry and exit doors make embarking & disembarking an ease.

Manually controlled by the passengers, the gondolas can rotate 360 degrees at a desired speed.



Supplier: Mondial – World of Rides, Heerenveen, Holland

Capacity: 144 x 75kg = 10800kg

Gondolas: 24

Loading Platforms: 3

Unloading Platforms: 3

Max. imbalance 3 loaded gondolas

Power Supply: 400 V / 3ph / 50 Hz

Main drive 4 x 9.5 kW

Illumination 4kW


Width: 14,9 meter
Depth: 14,3 meter
Height: 30,7 meter
Wheel Diameter: 27,0 meter

Total Weight: 100 Tonne

Speed: max. 2,2 RPM

Allowed Use: Max 20 m/s wind speed coform the Australian AS/NZS 3533

Passengers: Children under 8 years of age only by adults.

Hydraulic System: Power Supply 2 x 5 kW (400 V / 3ph / 50 Hz)


As the Star of the Show is a new ride the manufacturers have met strict design registration requirements. The ride is serviced to a program based on the manufacturer’s requirements and Australian Standards AS3533 under a specifically defined maintenance program, supervised by our consulting engineer.

The maintenance program follows a strict schedule of daily inspections and programmed servicing at periods ranging from ten to five hundred hours of operation.

Since our purchase of the Star of the Show, to date we are proud to announce that there has been no improvement notices issued by any relevant Statutory Authorities in any state.


VIVID – Festival Of Light

Imagine walking up to this 30 meter high Observation wheel and being able to change the lighting and colour spectrum with the touch of a button. Well now you can. With our custom lighting panel we have given the crowd the ability to change, with a touch of a button the whole lighting scheme of the Star of the show observation wheel to fit in with Vivid and the amazing light shows that surround it. We have 5 colour change buttons to choose from, so why not light up the skyline with your favourite colour or pattern. This is a first for the Star of the Show in conjunction with the Vivid Festival, we think it will be an amazing interactive experience for young and old alike. Vivid runs from 27th May – 18th June

Come See The Star Of The Show!

Head down to the Harbourside Amphitheatre and enjoy the show!

Contact Us

For more information please call Georgia on 0431 753 411 or email