For those among us who like thrills and spills, knowing where the best roller coasters are is all part of the fun. The world is jam-packed with roller coasters. If you love the thrills and adrenaline rush of white knuckle rides, but you don’t know where to find the best ones, you are in the right place.
Here are 4 of the best roller coasters in the world:
1. The Big One, Blackpool
The Big One in Blackpool is the world’s tallest roller coaster. At 235 feet tall with over one mile of twists and turns, it’s considered to be one of the world’s greatest roller coasters. Take a look at the awesome infographic below for more information.
2. Furius Baco, Spain
This is considered as Europe’s fastest roller coaster. The Furius Baco can reach 84 MPH in 3.5 seconds. The ride is short in stature. It only has a 45 feet reach. But, it’s one of the fastest which is what makes it so fun, if not a little nerve wracking.
3. Goliath, California
The USA is known for doing everything bigger and better. But the Goliath is one of the scariest rides in the world. It is considered as a hyper coaster. The ride can reach 85 MPH over a track that goes on for three whole minutes!
4. Thunder Dolphin, Tokyo
This steel roller coaster is one of the scariest in the world. The Thunder Dolphin hits speeds of 81 MPH. But, it also passes through a centreless Ferris wheel on the track. So, you get two rides for the price of one!