Category Archives: Coasters

Just Awesome! The Joker at Six Flags America, Illinois

Of all the Joker and Batman Coasters this one is the most insane. After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, and the freestyle-coaster will wreak havoc as riders flip head-over-heels up to six times along the weightless journey. … 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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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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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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Canada’s Wonderland Introduces Two New Rides for 2016

Canada’s Wonderland will be introducing two new rides for the 2016 season. Skyhawk, the first ride of its kind in North America, will take riders to a new level of adventure when the park opens for its 35th season in … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Orlando To Add New Coaster Called Mako

SeaWorld Orlando is adding what they claim will be the tallest and fastest coaster in Orlando! Sink your teeth into SeaWorld’s unrivaled new coaster, Mako™. Named for one of the ocean’s fastest known sharks, Mako will be Orlando’s tallest, fastest … Continue reading

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Fantawild Dreamland Zhengzhou Opened Galaxy Express Suspended Looping Coaster

Special to Coasterglobe: China is getting into the coaster world. Fantawild Dreamland is operating a vekoma coaster called Galaxy Express. It is 453 meters long and is steel with inversions.

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Six Flags Great Adventure Opens The Joker 4-D Coaster This Spring

Six Flags Great Adventure announced on Jan. 27, 2016 that when its new 4-D, free-fly coaster opens in the spring, it would be named after DC Comics supervillain The Joker. On this new adventure, you’ll race through chaotic twists and … Continue reading

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Dollywood Shows Off New Coaster “Lightning Rod”

Dollywood’s new coaster “Lightning Rod” is the world’s fastest wooden coaster according to Dollywood. Lightening Rod has a drop of 165 feet and is almost a mile long. “You will crest the hill; there is a false drop; you will … Continue reading

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