The feeling of adrenaline-infused rush from rides can be intimidating yet exhilarating. Summertime is almost here and the trips to amusement parks will be a sensational source of entertainment. It drives out the inner child within us. Rides can be very therapeutic as it helps you overcomes your fears and anxieties, leading to improved self-esteem and more confidence. Not everyone is a fan of roller coasters, but those who are loco about them are called adrenaline junkies.
So, buckle up as we present for you the 10 scariest rides in the world that will make you pray for your life.
1) Big Shot-USA:
Big Shot is a pneumatically powered atmospheric tower ride. In terms of overall elevation, Big Shot has officially been named the "world's tallest amusement ride" at one point. It is located in Las Vegas, Nevada with a height of 160 feet, built at an altitude of a 921-foot high on the deck of the Stratosphere.
2) Insanity Ride-Las Vegas:
The Insanity Ride is another highlight of Las Vegas and a breathtaking experience. This ride has colossal mechanical arms that extend about 64 feet out over the verge of the Stratosphere Tower at an estimated height of 920 feet. This ride swirls you out in the open air with a 70-degree angle straight down.
3) Nothing but Net-Texas:
If you are looking for the "Zero Gravity Thrill Ride", then this one is worth visiting. You will have 130 feet of free-fall experience into a safety net below. The ride drops you down without any straps or harness. This ride will make you wish you had a parachute.
4) Superman "The Ride of Steel"-England:
This ride has a track of 1.6km. Its features include a 208-foot lift hill and a drop of 221-foot. Some features of virtual reality have recently been included in the ride. It is endorsed as the best roller coaster in the world.
5) Colossus-United Kingdom:
This ride is famously known for its ten inversions. The ride involves multiple loops and flips that will make your brain melt. It stands at a height of 98-feet and surpasses a speed of 72 kilometers per hour. It is situated within Thorpe Park in Surrey, England.
This majestic roller coaster was opened in 2000 in a well-known area of Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. It is located inside the Goliath Plaza in the city of California. This ride is a major attraction as it is set forth as the world's first fourth-dimensional ride. The ride is 235 feet high and features a drop of 255 feet. It transcends with an estimated speed of 137 miles per hour.
7) Kingda Ka-New Jersey:
This Ride is situated in Jackson, New Jersey at Six Flag Great Adventure. It is considered a colossal coaster as it is announced to be the second-fastest roller coaster in the world. It stands at a height of 456-feet. It gives you goosebumps as it drops you to 418 feet at 90-degree. The ride travels with a speed of up to 128 miles per hour. It is one of the most intoxicating rides for adrenaline junkies!
8) Sky Scream Roller Coaster- Germany:
It is located at Holiday Park, Germany. At 150 feet high this ride is notoriously known as a "rounder ride" because they claim it can make your heart skip a beat. This exceptionally scary roller coaster opened in April 2014.
9) Expedition GeForce- Germany:
This is one of Europe's exclusively biggest roller coasters. This steel roller coaster is ensconced in Holiday Park, Germany. It has a track length of 1.2 kilometers and reaches speeds of up to 120 kilometers per hour. Its first drop is of 82-degrees which can make you scream at the top of your lungs.
10) Tower of Terror -Dreamworld Australia:
It was the world's foremost roller coaster to outreach 160.9 kilometers per hour. This steel shutter rollercoaster has a height of 508-feet. It was acknowledged as the fastest and tallest ride in the world of its time.
If you're up for some real daring adventures this summer, get ready to rack up some of these thrilling rides. They can spin your heads and churn your stomach while providing extreme adrenaline rushes but will absolutely not give you a chance to grasp the breathtaking views of the cities.