A place full of fun, adventure and rides is enjoyed by everybody, irrespective of what age they are of. But few people hold a fascination of sitting on the rides that are capable of giving a kind of thrill that can’t be obtained otherwise. Here is a list of Top 10 scariest rides in the world that will give you the ultimate ecstasy.
1. Kingda Ka- Six Flags Great Adventure Park, Jackson, New Jersey
Scariest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka is the only ride which is having the longest vertical drop, at a height of 418 feet from the ground. Maintaining a world record of tallest ride since 2005, Kingda Ka is not meant for any faint heart as it gives a free fall of 206km/h in less than 3.5 seconds.
2. Gatekeeper- Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio
Gatekeeper is holding a record of highest inversion since 2013. With a height of 170 foot (52m), Gatekeeper is famous for its inversion followed by a sudden drop giving a weightless experience to its riders and making it one of the most terrifying rides in the world.
3. The Gravity Max- Lihpao Land Discovery World in Taiwan
The Gravity Max is one of the world’s scariest rides and also very unique. The ride goes up to 114 feet resulting into a “break” in the tracks causing a drop that is equals to falling from 34 stories. During this fall the riders are inverted at a 90 degree angle.
4. Formula Rossa- Ferrari world, Abu Dhabi
Formula Rossa has sincerely stood up to its name by being the fastest roller coaster ride in the world. With a top speed of 240 km this ride will surely give you the thrills.
5. Takabisha- Fuji-Q Highland theme park, Japan
Takabisha is a complete marvel, standing at a height of 3,300 feet and having a vertical drop angle of 121 degrees. It is one of the scariest rides, with a record of being the steepest coaster in the world.
6. Intimidator 305- Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia
Intimidator, with a height of 305 feet surely looks very intimidating. It gives the first drop from a height of 300 feet, at a speed of 140 km/h.
7. Fury 325- Carowinds amusement park, Charlotte, North Carolina
Voted as the best steel coaster in 2016 Golden Ticket Awards and also one of the world’s largest roller coaster, Fury 325 is the 2nd tallest (325 feet) and fastest (153 km/h) Giga coaster in the world.
8. Cannibal- Lagoon amusement park, United States
Cannibal surely sounds like world’s scariest roller coaster. Engineered to give steepest drop to the riders in North America, it is the fourth steepest coaster in the world.
9. Steel Dragon 2000- Nagashima Spa Land amusement park, Japan
This coaster is meant for people who have complaints regarding the time duration of the rides, which last for few seconds. Steel Dragon 2000 gives around 4 minutes long ride and holds a record of longest track length – 2,479 metres.
10. The Smiler- Alton Towers, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
The smiler holds a record for maximum inversions on a coaster, thus being very ironical to its name. Designed with total of 14 inversions, smiler will definitely make you puke (not sure about the smile).