Thrill seekers from across the globe visit
Orlando every year to find the thrilling experiences that they crave, but no
matter what level of thrill you’re looking for, you’ll be able to find the
perfect adrenaline rush for you right here on International Drive
Calling All Extreme Thrill Seekers
If you’re looking for one of the most heart
pounding, adrenaline pumping, exhilarating thrill ride experiences in Central
Florida, take your seat and buckle up for The SlingShot at Magical Midway
So this is how it goes, you and one other
person can sit side by side on the ride, once seated and buckled, the entire
platform you’re sitting on will tilt you back into a reclined position and then
will lower you into the heart of a volcano. As the heat rises, surely from the
blood rushing through your body in excitement, the volcano will start to erupt
causing you to catapult out at a force of 3-5G’s. Once you reach the highest
peak, you experience total weightlessness as you are rocketing over 390 feet
above the ground.
Chances are you will be too distracted by the
intensity of the ride to see a stunning view of Orlando, The City Beautiful,
from the top of this ride. But, if you can brave opening your eyes on the
“World’s Largest Slingshot”, get ready for some spectacular sights!
is so much more than an attraction
that allows you to explore, touch, and learn all about the animals that call
the deep blue sea their home. They are always hosting events in the community
drawing large crowds for world-class entertainment and cuisine. But let’s not
forget about the many rides at SeaWorld Orlando that prove fun for
thrill-seekers of all calibers.
For the more extreme thrill seekers, there are
three roller coasters only found at SeaWorld Orlando that are consistently
ranking on the top 10 list of coaster enthusiasts.
Their newest addition is the hypercoaster,
Mako®. Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in Orlando. Named
for one of the ocean’s fastest known sharks, this roller coaster speeds up to
73 mph and up to 200 feet high. Surge through a shipwreck reef and get ready
for high speeds, deep dives and thrills around every turn.
No ceiling, and no floors.
That’s right. Kraken® is a monster coaster
like no other and is Orlando’s only floorless roller coaster. It was born from
the tales that struck terror in sailors for centuries. Themed after a massive,
mythological underwater beast, unleashed from the depths of the sea. Be
prepared for your feet to dangle as you travel in open-sided seating, riding on
a pedestal above the track at highway speeds to heights exceeding 150 feet!
SeaWorld Orlando's, Manta®, is one of the top
ranked roller coasters in Orlando and is really, in a class all of its own.
Find out what it’s like to spin, glide, skim and fly like a giant ray on this
one of a kind coaster! Once seated, riders are taunted by a head-first,
face-down, inverted nosedive...and that’s just the beginning of the full force
and power of riding the high seas, all on one of the smoothest tracks in the
Fun Spot America
is something to do for everyone at Fun Spot America Orlando
. Whether you are a thrill seeker
who wants “Bigger! Faster!” or someone who prefers the lights and sounds of the
arcade, they have exactly what you are looking for. With nearly 30 rides to
choose from, the top two recommended for extreme thrill seekers are:
throwback to the days of Coney Island, this is Orlando’s only wooden roller
coaster, but provides a super smooth experience! Be prepared to travel this
track at a top speed of 48 mph. White Lightning treats riders to the old-school
thrills of gravity-driven speed and unexpected airtime while offering great
views of other major park attractions.
Switch Things Up
The World’s Second Tallest Sky Coaster standing at
an impressive 250 feet is for the ultimate thrill seeker! The experience on
this ride is one that can be compared closely to jumping out of a plane. But
don’t worry, you won’t have to brave it alone; the ride seats up to three
people so, be sure you bring your bravest friends along for the ride.
The Orlando StarFlyer
Located just outside of the beautiful ICON Park
, and the many attractions that
call ICON Park home, is the Orlando StarFlyer
. It is the world’s tallest swing
ride attraction, towering over I-Drive at 450 feet high. There is no age limit
or weight limit but riders must exceed 44 inches in height, making this
attraction a unique one that appeals to the young, old, adventurous and not so
Double seating allows you to sit next to someone for
the ride, as you take to the Orlando sky for a ride that is thrilling, and
allows you to see over International Drive like never before.
Whether you are the most
adventurous of spirits, or you’re simply looking for a small adrenaline rush,
you’ll be able to find the perfect experience on I-Drive
! And if you’re looking for the
ultimate thrill, be sure you check out these thrilling attractions
during your next visit!