Unprecedented Attraction

The Dutch "Windwheel" is one of the most spectacular attractions in the world, which can be experienced by everyone. The outer ring houses 40 capsules that run on rails. Visitors from around the world can enjoy an unprecedented view of Rotterdam and the surrounding area from this giant coaster. Visitors look out over the largest port in Europe as far as the Second Maasvlakte and the sea. From a great height can be seen the beautiful architecture of Rotterdam and in the distance the cities of Delft, The Hague and Dordrecht in the distance. The Unesco World Heritage of Kinderdijk glimmers to the east. This unique ensemble of 19 mills dating from the 18th century, the symbol of the Dutch water management, will be reachable by fast ferry within 25 minutes. In so doing one not only visits the contemporary Dutch wind icon, but also the icons of the past.


In the 3D rollercoaster, the visitors embark on an interactive journey through the history of Dutch water management. The innovative lighting concepts and digital information layers in the capsules of the coaster make the Dutch "Windwheel" and its interior an experience in itself. An integral part of the experience will exist of a virtual information layer that tells the visitors of what can be seen.

The integration of all kinds of sustainable and innovative technologies is an attraction in itself. That is the power of the concept: sustainability contributes to the experience of the Dutch "Windwheel". It simultaneously illustrates the story of the Netherlands and generates a new story for the Netherlands; it is a sustainable icon and an icon for sustainability.