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8 of the Scariest Roller Coaster Rides in the World

Think of roller coasters and you get a sense of thrill and adrenaline rush unlike anything else. If you want to experience some really adventurous and scary rides dropping you from extreme heights, taking you up at an angle of 90 degree and launching you from 0-240 km/h in under 5 seconds, take a look at these mind boggling rides. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the rides that you are about to watch and feel the thrill.

1) Sky Scream Coaster, Holiday Park, Germany

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Dare to sit on this one? Prepare yourself for the ultimate adventurous ride, the Sky Scream. On this ride you will experience yourself travelling at a speed of 100 kmph. Multiple launches, ascending and descending twists and a twisted heartline are the elements of the ride that will give you the ultimate thrill of your life.  Take a look  at the front seat view of the ride. See it to believe it yourself!

2) Formula Rossa, Ferrari World, UAE


Blasting from 0-240 kmph in less than 5 seconds, this is the fastest roller coaster ride in the world. Riding on this will give you the ultimate adrenaline rush of reaching the finish line at top speed giving you the feel of a true F1 Ferrari champ.

3) SteelDragon 2000, Spaland, Japan


Take a ride on this roller coaster and get an out of this world experience. This ride boasts of the longest track length of 2.479 km. Just sit back and enjoy a front seat experience of this gargantuan mean machine!

4) Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey


Brace up to go as high as 45 storeys, 90 degrees straight up, in just 3.5 seconds, the fastest and highest in North America!  As soon as you reach at that impossible height you will start plummeting straight down. Take a look at the video and get your heart beating harder as you go up and down on the ride.

5) El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey


El Toro, the bull, is a wooden roller coaster and when it opened, it had the the steepest fall of a wooden roller-coaster. This is one mean machine that will shake you off till the end of the ride. The bounciness and shakiness of this wooden coaster will make your heart skip a beat. Care to do this heart stopping ride? Take a look…

6) Banshee at Kings Island, Ohio


It is the world’s longest inverted roller coaster in which your legs are swinging free. There are seven mind boggling inversions, designed to terrify you to the core. Watch the video to get a feel of this scary ride.

7) Iron Rattler, Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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On this ride you will drop from a height of 171 feet which will give you the ultimate thrill. It is a great engineering marvel with wooden support structure and modern tracks and rails.

8. Full Throttle, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, Calif


It is the tallest and the fastest roller coaster looping at 160 ft high in the sky and that too, twice. Experience three separate launches at 70 miles per hour and feel the chill down your spine.

If you know of any more of such terrifying rides, do share them with us. We would love to hear from you!

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