Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is home to Sheikra a Dive Coaster boasting a 200-foot free falling 90-degree vertical drop that hits speeds of 70 mph.
At 163 feet Kilimanjaro is the world’s tallest free fall water slide at Aldeia das Águas in Brazil. Riders reach speeds of 50 mph.
3. Fury 325
Fury 325 located at Carowinds in Charlotte, NC reaches speeds of 95mph making it the world’s fastest and tallest Giga Coaster at 325 feet.
Eejanaikaat Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan is a steel 4th Dimension roller coaster in which the seats can rotate forward or backward 360 degrees in a controlled spin.
5. Superman: Escape from Krypton
Superman: Escape from Krypton is a 415 foot steel shuttle roller coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA. At 100 mph riders experience 6.5 seconds of weightlessness as they rocket to the top.
6. Kingda Ka
456-foot Kingda Ka is the tallest and fastest roller coaster on the planet. From zero to 128 mph in an impressive 3.5 seconds Kingda Ka is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.
Goliath featuring two inversions is a wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. Goliath holds three wooden roller coaster World Records: the longest drop at 180 feet, the steepest drop at 85°, and the fastest speed at 72 miles per hour.
8. The Smiler
At 3,839 feet long The Smiler takes riders through 14 inversions. Located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, United Kingdom The Smiler currently holds the world record for most inversions.
9. The Riddler’s Revenge
The Riddler’s Revenge is mega Stand-Up coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. It is the tallest, fastest, and longest Stand-Up coaster to date at 156 feet tall, 65 mph, and 4,370 feet long.
At 195 feet tall Alpengeist is the tallest and fastest complete circuit Inverted coaster with the most twists. Located at Williamsburg, VA, Alpengeist cost $20,000,000 to construct.
Tatsu is the world’s tallest, fastest and longest flying coaster located at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Riders are suspended beneath the track as they move through 4 inversions, huge sweeping spirals, loops, sharp dives, and high speed banked curves.
Viper is one of the largest looping roller coasters in the world. The ride includes the world’s tallest vertical loop at 143 feet. Located at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
13. Tower of Terror
Experience 4.5 G’s at 100 mph on the reverse free-fall on the Tower of Terror. Over 600 tons of steel was used to construct the most technologically advanced thrill ride in the world located at Dreamworld Australia.
Reach speeds of 60 km/h to get shot up the vertical loop on Aqualoop, Ixtapan de La Sal, Mexico.
15. Tantrum Alley
Tantrum Alley at Wild Wadi in Jumeirah Dubai includes three exciting tornadoes.
Insano is located at Beach Park in Brazil. Riders reach speeds of 65mph as the ride down the 134 feet tall slide.
Vanish the underwater coaster at Cosmoworld in Yokohama Japan features a fully submerged tunnel that seemingly dives riders under water.
18. Summit Plummet
Free fall body slide Summit Plummet at Blizzard Beach in Florida sends riders down a 120-foot slope.
19. Blue Fire
Blue Fire is located in Europa-Park in Germany. This Megacoaster takes rider from 0 to 60 in under 2.5 seconds.
Wing coaster GateKeeper at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio features the highest inversion in the world at 170 feet. Pairs of riders sit on both sides of the track while nothing is above or below the riders.
21. Steel Dragon 2000
At 4 minutes long Steel Dragon 2000 at Nagashima Spa Land in Japan cost $52,000,000 to erect and hits speeds on 95mph.
Goliath boasts multiple airtime hills and delivers one of the most airtime-filled rides that any roller coaster has to offer. Located at Walibi Holland in the Netherlands.
23. Intimidator 305
Riders experience extreme G-forces on the massive Giga coaster Intimidator 305 which may cause “gray out” sensations at the bottom of the first drop, where riders feel light-headed! This 305 foot tall beast is located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, VA.
Takabisha is a Euro-Fighter coaster located at Fuji-Q Highland in Japan. The coasters sends riders down a drop angle of 121° making it the steepest coaster in the world.