Tallest Roller Coasters in the World

  Overview

These are the world's tallest roller coasters and certainly not for the faint-hearted.

Tallest Roller Coasters in the World - the tallest roller coaster is Kingda Ka of Six Flags Great Adventure, United States, which stands at 139 meters tall. Kingda Ka also has the furthest drop in the world at a staggering 127 meters, with a maximum speed of 206 km/h! At second tallest, is the 130-meter tall Top Thrill Dragster of Cedar Point, United States, followed by Superman: Escape from Krypton of Six Flags Magic Mountain, United States, with a height of 127 meters.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Wood Coaster (Mountain Flyer) from OCT East, China.


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Kingda Ka.   

Records

  Tallest roller coaster track in the world at 139 meters.

  Second-fastest roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 206km/h.

  Roller coaster with the highest drop (127 meters) in the world.

Kingda Ka. Located in Six Flags Great Adventure at Jackson, New Jersey, United States, Kingda Ka is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 139 meters and a length spanning 950 meters. Built by Intamin, Kingda Ka rushes at speeds of up to 206 km/h with a ride duration of 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Kingda Ka with Superman: Escape From Krypton from Six Flags Magic Mountain, United States.

 Compare Kingda Ka with Screamin' Eagle from Six Flags St. Louis, United States.

Kingda Ka Off-Ride Six Flags Great Adventure (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Top Thrill Dragster.   

Records

  Second-tallest roller coaster track in the world at 130 meters.

  Third-fastest roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 190km/h.

  Roller coaster with the second-highest drop (120 meters) in the world.

Top Thrill Dragster. Top Thrill Dragster is a steel roller coaster attraction in Cedar Point at Sandusky, Ohio, United States. Top Thrill Dragster is 130 meters tall, with a length spanning 850 meters. Built by Intamin, Top Thrill Dragster rushes at speeds of up to 190 km/h with a ride duration of 30 seconds.

 

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Steel Force from Dorney Park, United States.

 Compare Top Thrill Dragster with Goliath (Six Flags Great America) from Six Flags Great America, United States.

Top Thrill Dragster - Official POV (Youtube/Cedar Point)

Superman: Escape From Krypton.   

Records

  Third-tallest roller coaster track in the world at 127 meters.

  Third-fastest roller coaster in North America at a max speed of 161km/h.

  Roller coaster with the third-highest drop (100 meters) in the world.

Superman: Escape from Krypton. Located in Six Flags Magic Mountain at Valencia, California, United States, Superman: Escape from Krypton is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 127 meters and a length spanning 376 meters. Built by Intamin, Superman: Escape from Krypton rushes at speeds of up to 161 km/h with a ride duration of 28 seconds.

 

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Desperado from Primm Valley Resorts, United States.

 Compare Superman: Escape From Krypton with Orion from Kings Island, United States.

Superman: Escape From Krypton Review Six Flags Magic Mountain (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Red Force.   

Records

  Tallest roller coaster track in Europe at 112 meters.

  Fastest roller coaster in Europe at a max speed of 180km/h.

Red Force. Located in Ferrari Land at Salou, Catalonia, Spain, Red Force is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 112 meters and a length spanning 880 meters. Built by Intamin, Red Force rushes at speeds of up to 180 km/h with a ride duration of 22 seconds.

 

 Compare Red Force with Furius Baco from PortAventura Park, Spain.

 Compare Red Force with Taron from Phantasialand, Germany.

Red Force | POV | Ferrari Land (Youtube/PortAdventura)

 

 

 


List Family on Roller Coasters

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Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard


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