When your idea of having a perfect summer is adrenaline infused rush from a terrifying ride, then skip the usual children park this year as we bring to you some of the scariest rides in the world. These massive structures will make you go involuntarily laughing, feeling weightlessness and will drop you in a way you have never imagined. If you are up for some real fun this holiday season, get ready to witness on your own since you said you love a thrill, right?
Opened n the year 2002, X2 Six Flags is the world’s first ‘fourth dimensional’ ride with a 360 degree rotating seats. You get to enjoy music, sound effects along with fire that have been carefully designed to heighten your total sensory experience. The ride makes into the list of the scariest as it seats pitch 360 degrees forwards and in reverse independent of the main chassis. The first drop is 215 feet (65.5 m) and is sloped at 88.8 degrees, letting the train to reach a maximum speed of 76 mph. This massive 3,610 foot long layout features inversions consisting of a Skydive, two raven turns, one back flip and one twisting front flip.
Started in May 2008, this inverted vertical loop coaster starts off up 121 feet above the ground only to throw the riders’ right back down in a heart wrenching, 97-degree negative drop. All the action, from rolling to inverted loop to inverted corkscrew roll, takes only 85 seconds to get you the experience of this dangerous ride. It is now the 7th steepest roller coaster in the world taking riders to an ultimate adrenaline filled adventure.
Located over the Strip, the most terrifying of the Stratosphere’s three rides is an electric-green-colored structure called Insanity, which expands 64 feet over the north edge of the tower. The wheel of the rides rotates over 40 mph; riders are angled down by 70 degrees so all they see is the street, 900 feet below. This is truly one of the world’s most horrifying rides which not everyone can attempt to do.
Built in the year 2002, Colossus Thorpe is still one of the scariest rides in the world because of the number of inversions it takes. It flips riders over and over again in drills called the double corkscrew, the cobra roll, and the quadruple heart-line, roll for making it a heart pounding experience. Inspired from this an exact replica has also been built in 2006 at Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou.
Kingda Ka does not hold any competition. It is the world’s tallest roller coaster and the world’s second fastest. The train is launched by unique hydraulic launchers and the topmost point is the 456 feet. Throwing up with the help of a hydraulic launch at a record-setting speed (128 mph), Kingda Ka reaches its highest point in just 3.5 seconds. On the way down, there’s a 270-foot spiral along with several other spinning action for one hair rising trip.
After X2, it is the only second 4-D coaster in the world. It features the same 360 degree turns and head over heels spinning on the wing like cars. The track is bit longer with a ride being far taller. Taking you to the height of 250 feet, it is seventh highest roller coaster in the world. While riding, riders can also experience the spectacular views of nearby Mount Fuji.
The tallest ride in the southern hemisphere, Tower of Terror is aptly considered under the scariest ride list because of its climb to a 100 feet tower. As soon as it takes riders on the top, they are hurtled backwards to a zero-gravity drop attaining a speed of 161 km/hr in seven seconds. The screams of riders are all you hear to testify the amount of adrenaline rush.
Ge Force is one of the largest and the most satisfying roller coaster ride in Europe because of it being widely spread over a longer period. The ride is dangerous with a height of 203 feet and speeds crossing 74mph. There it takes you on seven moments of weightlessness when you feel something inside your stomach. To experience the best of Germany, Book your Germany Package now and have a memorable travel experience.
Out of the many, Maverick is the Park’s tallest and the fastest roller coaster ride. The element of danger arrives with countless number of twists and turns at the speed of 70 mph. The moment it takes you to the top of the hill, the train drops 100 feet at a 95 degree angle. One cycle of the ride lasts about 2 minutes and 30 seconds and give you the experience, you will never forget.
With the speed of more than 77 mph, this scary ride makes a 221-foot drop into a tunnel, two bunny hills, three camel backs, and a grand total of 10 seconds of weightlessness that can easily sum up your experience of wobbly leg and the feeling of adrenaline rush. Superman the Ride has also been voted the number one steel roller coaster in the world in Amusement Today's Golden Ticket Awards.
Located in Bahamas, Leap of Faith at Atlantis takes riders to the top of a beautifully constructed Mayan Temple and drops the rider to 60 feet at hair rising speeds into a shark-filled lagoon. The ride offers this daring and almost vertical drop which gives the feel of true high speed adventure in the water.