A good roller coaster is an adventure seeker’s dream come true. If you are an adventurer and a thrill seeker, here are some amazing roller coasters that you must ride. Some of these roller coasters are capable of giving you thrills that were previously reserved only for fighter pilots. Here are the top 9 roller coasters from around the world.
1. Kingda Ka
Located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, USA, this is currently the fastest and the tallest roller coaster in the world. It is 456 feet tall, has a 418 feet incline and drops at sheer 90 degrees. It reaches the awesome speed of 128 miles per hour is just about 3.5 seconds from starting point.
2. Steel Dragon 2000
Located in Nagashima Spa Land Amusement Park in Mie Prefecture, Japan, Steel Dragon has the longest track length of 8133 feet, 2 inches. Its tallest point is at 318 feet and it reaches the speed of 95 miles per hour. It has a drop of 308 feet from its tallest point.
3. Millennium Force
Located in Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio, USA, its tallest point is 310 feet and has a track of 6,595 feet. It has two stupendous 122 degree turns. The ride lasts for over 2 minutes and travels through two dark tunnels. I am sure this is one of the scarier rides on the list and definitely one of the roller coasters that you must ride.
4. Top Thrill Dragster
Also located in Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio, USA, it is second tallest roller coaster in the world. It is one of the only two roller coasters over the height of 400 feet. Its tallest point is 438 feet and its fastest speed is 120 miles per hour.
The third fastest roller coaster in the world, it holds the record for the fastest launch acceleration. It can reach the speed of 107 miles per hour in under 2 seconds which is faster than any car in existence. If speed is your thing, this is surely one of the roller coasters that you must ride.
6. Thunder Dolphin
Located at LaQua section of the Tokyo Dome City, it is 262 feet tall and 3,500 feet long. It offers a 218 feet lunge at an 80 degrees angle.
Goliath is best known for giving you an intense G force experience for over 2 seconds. I strongly recommend this as one of the roller coasters that you must ride.
8. Dragon Khan
Located in Spain, it has an interesting name and an interesting story, but the most interesting thing about it is that it has 8 inversions!
Located in Texas, it is also known for the experience of G Force up to 4.5G for over 6 seconds.
If it is adventure you seek, these roller coasters are the answer to your quest. There is no doubt that roller coasters will keep getting taller, faster and more terrifying. But, currently, these are the top roller coasters that you must ride.
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