SKY RANCH: Tagaytay’s Sky Eye Experience @SkyFunPark

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The Tagaytay Eye, officially known as “Sky Eye”, is the Tallest Ferris Wheel in the country at 63 meters (207 ft) with 32 gondolas, beating the MOA Eye at 55 meters (180 ft) with 36 gondolas, and the Enchanted Kingdom’s Wheel of Fate at 130ft.

We are still far away from beating the tallest ferris wheels in the world: Singapore Flyer at 165 meters (541 ft), Star of Nanchang in China at 160 meters (525 ft.), and the London Eye at 120 meters (394 ft.)

But considering Tagaytay City has an elevation of 2,000 ft. above sea level, you’ll be enjoying the highest point of the Sky Eye at 2,207 ft. πŸ™‚

Here are some tips to have an awesome time at Sky Fun Park in Sky Ranch, Tagaytay:

(Note: Sky Ranch is the complex, Sky Fun is the name of the amusement park within Sky Ranch, and Sky Eye is the name of the Ferris Wheel in Tagaytay.)

What’s new in Tagaytay in 2013 Series:

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The Entrance Fee is P100 — and it’s on a 50% discount promotion until end of May.  
(If you are a Taal Vista Checked-In guest, you should be able to get in for free.)

Check out the Sky Fun Rates and Individual Ride Ticket Prices.

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Kids below 3ft are free for the entrance fee and the carousel ride.

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The center of attention is the Tagaytay Eye, which commands a huge presence along the ridge.

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You have to buy tickets for each ride individually. They don’t have a ride-all-you-can ticket or packaged rates at the moment. It can get chaotic, especially if there’s a huge crowd on weekends.

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Sky Eye (P150/head, including the babies).

Aidan was a bit scared and was unsure if he wanted to ride the ferris wheel.

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We had to buy potato fries to keep the boys entertained throughout the Sky Eye trip.

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The ride is one loop around, which lasts for 10 minutes.

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The gondolas are a bit small and the leg room can only fit 4 people.

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We asked if we could all be accommodated in one gondola, reasoning that we could carry Baby Raphael anyway.

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Aidan was afraid of heights and he kept on babbling about not riding the ferris wheel ever again. His two brothers, Joshua and Raphael were just cool about it.

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As you approach the top, you’ll have a 360o-view of the ridge and also see Taal Lake.

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The ideal time to go is during sunset, but it can get very cold (so we decided to ride while the sun is still up).

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Beside Sky Fun, they are building a Science Discovery Museum and…

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… a row of restaurants to complete the Sky Ranch experience.

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Overall, we felt that the ride was not worth it for 1 loop, 10 minutes at P150/head (including the baby). I imagine it would be romantic to go with your special someone, though.

At least, you can say you have experienced the tallest ferris wheel in the country. πŸ™‚

 

SKY FUN ATTRACTIONS

Here are the other fun attractions that the kids can enjoy:

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Wonder Flight (P50/head, including the babies). Read Fun and Safety Rules

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Red Baron (P50/head, including the babies). Read Fun and Safety Rules

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Carousel (P50/head, kids below 3ft are free). Read Fun and Safety Rules

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Express Train (P50/head, including the babies). Read Fun and Safety Rules

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Mini Viking Ship (P50/head, including the babies). Read Fun and Safety Rules

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The Super Viking is for adults, and Aidan can’t wait to grow up to be able to try it.

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Horse Back Riding (P250/30 minutes per person).

The horseback riding is a bit expensive, considering you just go around a looped trail.

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You can also let your kids try this water ball.

 

NESSI COASTER

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Nessi Coaster (P50/head). Read Fun and Safety Rules

But, for our boys, the winning attraction of all is the Nessi Coaster!

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It’s a mini-roller coaster that is safe even for the young ones.

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It goes all the way to the top and goes down into a spiral loop.

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Wheeee!

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We had to ride this two times because the boys loved the adrenaline rush.

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Best of all, you can appreciate the Tagaytay View for free. πŸ™‚

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We loved our overall experience in the Sky Fun Park. Riding the Sky Eye and Nessi Coaster was quite an experience for the boys. Try to head there during weekdays, when there are less crowds. Budget about P400/head.

SKY FUN AMUSEMENT PARK
Address: Beside Taal Vista Hotel, Kilometer 60, Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City
Email: skyfunamusementpark@gmail.com 
Website: https://instagram.com/skyfunpark
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/skyfunpark
Operating hours: Daily 3pm to 10pm

ENTRANCE FEE at the Amusement Park
Php 100.00 (P50 Promotion until May 31)

RIDE FEES
Sky Eye – P150
Super Viking – P100
Nessie Coaster – P50
Mini Viking – P50
Wonder Flight – P50
Red Baron – P50
Express Train – P50

Horseback Riding (Riding Loop) for only P250/30 minutes.

Parking Fee: P50

What’s new in Tagaytay in 2013 Series:

Live an Awesome Life,

Anton 
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If you have tips on awesome food and travel destinations, please email me at anton@diaz.ph.

Full Disclosure: We paid for our awesome trip at the Sky Ranch.  I wrote this blog post myself, and it expresses my own opinions. We only feature awesome experiences in the blog.

I have no business relationship with any company mentioned in this post or any organization promoting it. As a policy, I don’t receive compensation from food and travel places we feature in the blog. 

P.S. You can rent the Gazebo at the following rates: P750 (Monday to Thursday) and P1,000 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

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Gazebo #13 is the best, with a good view of Taal Lake and located in the center of the park.

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If you want more privacy, go for Gazebo #12.

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For bigger groups, rent the adjacent Gazebo #14 onwards.

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There are no restaurants right now, but you can buy from the food stalls.

44 thoughts on “SKY RANCH: Tagaytay’s Sky Eye Experience @SkyFunPark

  1. Was the sky eye 30 or 10 minutes?
    Would you know if one can bring food in and eat at the gazeebo?
    and lastly, what’s the riding loop ride shown on the entrance rates?
    Thanks

  2. @Andre – yes this is owned by SM.
    @Marty – I corrected the article that 1 loop is just 10 minutes. 
    The horses are managed separately with P250 per head per 30 minutes.
    On gazebo, you might not be able to bring because they have food concessionaires πŸ™ 
    Live an Awesome Life, 
    Anton Diaz
    Founder and Digital Publisher
    http://www.OurAwesomePlanet.com

  3. hello! how much po ang entrance fee? still php50? are you open on dec.25,2013? 3pm-10pm p rn po b ang operating hours nyo? can we bring our own foods in the skyranch gazebo? pakisagot nmn plsss..thnx =)

  4. Hi Anton Nice Blog .. May I ask if skyranch is open every Friday? Im juz confused what you told bout gazeebo that u can only rent from Monday-Thursday and Saturday and Sunday? So meaning Sky Ranch is closed every Friday? juz wondering .. Thanks ..

  5. Good day. Sir Anton, can we have a pre-nup photo shoot there? How much will it cost us? Hope u reply. Thank u.

  6. Good day Sir! Just like to inquire kung pwede ba mag prenup photoshoot there? I would like to know how much the costs. We are planning the photoshoot this January 2015. Thanks!

  7. hi sir anton! how much po ang entrance fee today? our company are planning to visit sky ranch this coming dec.21, 2014. please give us updated prices of rides and entrance fees.
    thanks!

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