Author Archives: Louis Klein

Finally A Real Canadian Ride: LUMBERJACK

CANADA’S WONDERLAND announces a new ride called Lumberjack that will open in 2018. It will take guests for a thrilling ride on two swinging axe pendulums, propelling them into the sky with their feet dangling through 360 degree loops. With … Continue reading

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Coaster Close Up: Rip Ride Rocket At Universal Studios Orlando

Often overlooked but a great experience, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit is a steel roller coaster at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando, Florida. With a height of 167 feet (51 m), a length of 3,800 feet (1,200 m), and a top speed of … Continue reading

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Mystic Timbers At Kings Island – Top Coaster for 2017

Kings Island is home to some of the top-ranked roller coasters in annual industry and enthusiast polls, including Mystic Timbers, voted by Amusement Today as the “Best New Ride” in 2017. This fun and thrilling wooden roller coaster takes riders … Continue reading

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Tron Favorite From Shanghai Disney Adding to Magic Kingdom Park

The  TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction at Shanghai Disneyland is a coaster-style attraction where riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles. It is an awesome coaster immersive experience. We consider it one of the best themed coasters ever made. Its … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Coasterglobe!

For over 20 years Coasterglobe.com has been a site for roller coaster and amusement park news. We are excited to be back in this new format. We love amusement parks and combined with our travel industry experience we are going … Continue reading

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Skull Island Reign of Kong Opens At Universal Orlando

This long anticipated new “multi-sensory, multi-dimensional” ride has opened at Unversal’s Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort. “As you journey deep into a mysterious island, your 1930s expedition is swarmed by enormous prehistoric predators. Your only hope is the most … Continue reading

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Cedar Point Claims Valravn Will Shatter Ten World Records When It Debuts

Cedar Point is about to debut a massive coaster that is 3,400 feet of thrill ride innovation. They claim it is the world’s tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster, in 2016. Valravn is the regal king of birds, swooping in … Continue reading

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