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Fret over Ferris wheel: Mossel Bay divided on ‘April Fool’s ...


Fret over Ferris wheel: Mossel Bay divided on ‘April Fool’s joke’ plan

The structure, offering panoramic views of the scenic town, has been touted as an economic injection to the area

Senior reporter

Mossel Bay is known as the cradle of human culture, the place where humans first started acting human.

But a planned 42m Ferris wheel on the southern Cape town’s famous Point is just plain silly according to many local residents, who have taken to social media to voice their concerns.

The municipality confirmed it had received an application to erect a 90-ton Ferris wheel with 24 enclosed cabins on a 31m x 28m site that adjoins the lighthouse and caravan park...

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