Building Brazil’s Themed Ferris Wheel with the Help of SANY Crane

In the second quarter of 2024, the city of Canela, located in the stunning Serra Gaúcha region and neighboring Gramado in Brazil, will be the stage for the inauguration of the themed Ferris wheel. A grandiose project that promises to enchant visitors of all ages, providing a unique experience at heights.

The complex assembly operation of the Ferris wheel parts was operated by a crane rental company that has been operating for 24 years in the south of the country. For this challenge, three SANY crane trucks were employed. The STC250S, with a capacity of 25 tons, and two STC900T crane trucks, features a five-section “U”-shaped boom, high-strength steel structure, and an incredible maximum capacity of 90 tons. Its flexibility allows for a quick exchange of accessories, adapting to various operational conditions, making it ideal for complex projects like this.

The strategic location chosen for the Ferris wheel installation, next to the theme park and close to the border with Gramado, provides visitors with a spectacular view of the Quilombo Valley. With 32 air-conditioned panoramic cabins, each accommodating six people, the attraction will offer a memorable ride both day and night, revealing a breathtaking 360º view of Canela.

The construction, which began in 2023, is about to be completed, marking a significant investment of approximately R$ 50 million. Besides the grandeur of the structure, the Ferris wheel will be illuminated at night, offering light shows that will undoubtedly enchant visitors and become a highlight in the region’s nighttime experience.

Like other attractions in Gramado and Canela, the Ferris wheel emerges as a potential promotional engine for the destination, promising to become a landmark in the Serra Gaúcha. Get ready to rise to new heights and witness the magic surrounding this new gem in Brazilian tourism.

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