10 NEW Roller Coasters You Must Ride In 2016!
Calling all roller coaster fans!!! The 2016 coaster season has begun! Take a look at 10 new coasters you should visit this season!
10. Flight of Hippogriff – Universal Studios Hollywood
This new ride is family-friendly and brings joy to all ages! You must be at least 36″ tall to ride.
9. GaleForce- Playland’s Castaway Cove
GaleForce will be 125 feet tall, featuring a beyond 90 degree drop and 3 launches! You must be at least 48″ to ride. Click Here for a fly-over video!
8. Phobia Phear – Lake Compounce
Phobia Phear will be 150 feet tall, traveling at speeds of 65 MPH and featuring three launches. Click Here to watch the first full test run!
Watch Phobia Phear’s first test run!
7. Cobra’s Curse – Busch Gardens Tampa
Cobra’s Curse is a spinning coaster that is one of a kind that features two vertical lift hills! You must be 42″ to ride.
Take A Spin On Cobra’s Curse!
6. The Joker – Six Flags Great Adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure announced Total Mayhem for 2016. They later changed the name to The Joker. The Joker is sure to be a twisted experience you will never forget. Take a ride on this 4-D coaster!
5. The Joker – Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Although it shares the same name as the new coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure, It is a totally different ride! The Joker at Discovery Kingdom will feature many thrilling wood elements that is sure to make you fill with joy! This coaster will be 100 feet tall and travel at speeds up to 53 MPH.
4. Storm Chaser – Kentucky Kingdom
Storm Chaser will be the first coaster in America to feature a barrel roll drop. This is one we are personally very excited to try! You must be at least 48″ to ride. Click Here to watch a POV!
3. Valravn – Cedar Point
The self proclaimed Roller Coaster Capital of the World has re-wrote the record books… again! Valravn is diving into 2016 setting 10 world records. Some of these records include:
- Tallest Dive Coaster (223 feet)
- Fastest Dive Coaster (75 mph)
- Longest Dive Coaster (3,415 feet)
- Most Inversions on a Dive Coaster (3)
- Longest Drop on a Dive Coaster (214 feet)
- Highest Inversion on a Dive Coaster (165 feet)
You must be at least 52″ to ride.
Watch our Media Day Mega Mix!
Cedar Point Media Day Videos:
Tony Clark Interview – CP Director of Communications – Click Here
Rob Decker Interview – Cedar Fair Corporate VP planning & Design – Click Here
New Interactive Park Map – Click Here
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2. Mako – SeaWorld Orlando
Mako will surface as Orlando’s tallest and fastest roller coaster at 200 feet and 73 MPH. This coaster will feature animals, splash and thrills! We can not wait to ride this one! This will be one of those coasters that guests will want to ride over and over again. Smooth, Fast, Fun! You must be at least 54″ to ride. Click Here to watch MAKO’s test run!
Take a Ride On MAKO Now!
1. Lightning Rod- Dollywood
Lightning Rod will launch you up the lift hill at speeds of 45 MPH before racing down its 165 foot drop at top speeds of 75 MPH. You must be at least 48″ to ride. Click Here to watch a pov!
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