12 Roller Coasters In The World That Will Surely Scare You To Death

Jul 15, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


 Roller Coaster Fun at Hershey Park from Au Kirk

Roller Coaster Fun at Hershey Park from Au Kirk

Have you ever felt that intense rush of your blood, that thrilling pump of your heart and that nerve-wrecking feeling in your bones? Feel the air whoosh against your skin and scream as loud as you can as you dive through the tracks of the coaster! Prepare yourselves into feeling all these at the world’s most intense roller coaster rides!

Dodonpa

This roller coaster located at the Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi has been known both for its record-breaking speed and psychological torture. It debuted last 2001 as the fastest of its kind in the entire world and, up to now, still holds that unbeatable record. It could take the passengers from 0 to 107 mph in just a short second! There are also mind games that will be delivered in Japanese to entertain the customers while you are visiting here. Someone will tell you over the loud speaker that there is a failed or accidental launch before you’ll launch on that thrilling ride. They do these to the guests to add a little surprise before the ride. You will also be able to see Mount Fuji from a distance… that is if this ride will still keep your eyes open!

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Steel Dragon 2000

Located at the Nagashima Spa Land in Mie Prefecture, Japan, the 306 foot drop aboard this roller coaster will most definitely make you lose your senses! It would take a lot of control to keep yourself calm during the minute’s drop. At first, the roller coaster will take you to the top before you will be dropped three hundred feet below! It was first opened during the year 2000, which is also the year of the dragon, thus, it was named as such. It is the world’s longest coaster that stretches up to about eight thousand and a hundred-thirty three feet. Feel the thrill and excitement during a four minute ride of your life!

For hotel bookings and reservations near Nagashima Spa Land, click here.

 

Cyclone

The eighty-year old wooden frame of the Cyclone is the main attraction at the Coney Island, New York. It does not only thrill you, it also makes you feel so historical. It has been around since 1927 garnering its nickname as the Grand Daddy of all roller coasters. It has also been the general standard in making roller coasters through time. The unexpected and aggressive throttle of the Cyclone will definitely blow the minds of the passengers. Have you ever played the game Grand Theft Auto IV? That game is as thrilling as this one as it also features the exact depiction of the Cyclone.

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Tower of Terror II

This three hundred and seventy-seven feet high roller coaster located in Dreamworld in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia is definitely a must-ride thrill! Its catchy phrase “Face Gravity, Face First” is all too enticing to be missed. It has the same name as that of Disneyland’s but has different and unique characteristic from that of the other one. It is the fastest and tallest one in the Southern Hemisphere that will swerve you around from any point just in seven seconds! It will also swing you around a few more times and drops you at earth at a ninety-degree angle with a speed of a hundred meters per hour! This is just too exciting to not go on a ride with! For twenty-seven seconds, experience the ultimate thrill aboard the Aussie’s pride of all roller coasters, the Tower of Terror II!

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El Toro

Rising up to a hundred and eighty-eight feet, the El Toro in Six Flags Great Adventure is just as thrilling as the other roller coasters out there. It takes customers to at least nine instances of air time that will surely make every person scream their lungs out. It is most definitely the scariest ride you will ever get on your entire life! For a record-breaking 76 degrees, the coaster also caters to the steepest drop on a wooden coaster in the whole country of America! Now, wouldn’t that be worth more than your while?

For hotel bookings and reservations near Six Flags Great Adventure, click here.

 

Expedition GeForce

This eighty-two degree-angle-high roller coaster located at the Holiday Park in Hassloch, Germany was originally structured to commemorate the park’s thirtieth anniversary during the year 2001. It was built with steep points and would literally toss you down almost two hundred feet down at an eighty-two degree angle hill. If you were to be tossed around like that, you’d feel that you’re in the moon, absent of any weight many times over.

Also known as the “Roller Coaster King”, Richard Rodriguez, a famous icon rode the Expedition GeForce straight for forty-nine days back to back and made it to the Guinness World Book of Records for the first person to ever engage in the longest continual coast ride.

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Intimidator 305

Garnering the record as the Best Coaster of 2010 by Amusement Today, this three hundred feet high roller coaster located in King’s Dominion at Doswell, Virginia surely did earn that award! Indulge yourself in the thrill of a lifetime as you are to be whipped from all sides with intense pressure! It would rise up to the starting point first before it will shoot you up three hundred feet high in just about twenty seconds at a speed reaching up to about ninety-four meters per hour! The Cedar Point’s Millennium Force, also a roller coaster, has been compared to be alike the Intimidator 305 but this one’s most definitely more bad-ass than the other!

For hotel bookings and reservations near King’s Dominion, click here.

 

Phantom’s Revenge

At Kennywood Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you will be so scared just by looking at this huge coaster even before you take your seat! It reaches up to about two-hundred and thirty-two feet and drops you to another coaster! It has been widely famous due to a presence of another hill that takes the passengers hundreds of feet high into the air before the person will feel that his soul and body is taken apart as he is switched to the second hill. Most people do not anticipate what’s coming for them at the Phantom’s Revenge since you will not be able to see how far you’ll go up until you’re strapped to the seat and got nowhere else to go but down!

For hotel bookings and reservations near Kennywood Park, click here.

 

Formula Rossa

Just as Ferrari’s reputation is concerned, this roller coaster that’s situated at the Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will most definitely make you wish you were aboard the car rather than this exhilarating ride! But what fun would it be if you don’t get to enjoy how it actually feels to be going at 149m/h right? Come aboard the Formula Rossa and feel the fastest roller coaster in the world swerve you around like you were weightless! It uses a hydraulic launch system that’s what’s used by fighter jets and could go from 0 to 60m/h in the first two seconds! How cool is that?! It could maintain a speed of 149m/h for so long that you’d wish you were just back home playing your fastest video games! It’s just so fast that even the passengers are asked to wear protective glasses that’s being utilized by skydivers.

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Colossus

Situated at the very heart of Thorpe Park, Surrey, England, the Colossus would be the one where you would never dare ride on after a healthy lunch! The track will take you to ten inversions in just a matter of two minutes. From vertical loop, a cobra roll, and five heartline twists, you are surely in for a ride of a lifetime! The most thrilling peak of all, and I mean the climax of the ride is when the coaster would make you think that it might actually be over. But, you’re wrong! It’s the fastest, wildest part you’ll ever encounter as your Colossus roller coaster ride comes to an end.

For hotel bookings and reservations near Thorpe Park, click here.

 

Bizzaro

Located just by Six Flags, New England, Agawam, Massachusetts, the Bizzaro, that take you to a two hundred and twenty-two feet drop into a tunnel will definitely make you pray and make it stop! Named after Superman’s evil twin, this thrilling coaster will take you into a tunnel that will likewise coat you with fogs. Coaster enthusiasts love to come aboard the Bizzaro because of its extended airtime and would literally make your brains pop! The seats only come up by the customer’s ankles making the experience extra thrilling and heart-pumping!

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Kingda Ka

Last but not the least, and catering to the tallest drop in the history of all roller coasters, the Kingda Ka is here to make you feel like you were just not in Earth no more! This 45-storey high structure is among the fastest of all which reaches up to about 128m/h. This coaster would shoot you up, around and down a U track in just about a minute. But, trust me, it would be the most thrilling minute of your entire life. There are even times when the rollbacks happen wherein the coaster isn’t able to garner the required momentum to pump itself up making you experience the launch all over again!

For hotel bookings and reservations near Six Flags Great Adventure, click here.



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