A Guide to the Most Thrilling Rides in Orlando

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A Guide to the Most Thrilling Rides in Orlando
6 white-knuckle rides you have to try!
Fancy yourself as a bit of a thrill seeker? Put yourself to the test and check out the most thrilling rides Orlando has to offer…

If you’re looking for thrilling rollercoasters, you’ve come to the right place! Orlando is renowned for being the theme park capital of the world, and is home to some of the most exhilarating rollercoasters in existence! The superfast speeds, huge heights and dramatic drops found in Orlando offer guests the ultimate adrenaline rush. If you’re a real daredevil at heart, put yourself to the test with our guide to the most thrilling rides in Orlando. We guarantee you’ll want to try them all…

 

Mako:

 

Mako SeaWorld Orlando

 

On June 10th a brand new ride called Mako opened at SeaWorld and instantly made it onto our most thrilling rides list. With speeds of up to 73mph and heights of 200-feet, this record-breaking new hyper coaster became the tallest, fastest and longest ride in all of Orlando! If you’re a real thrill-seeker, this is definitely one you won’t want to miss. Themed on the fastest species of shark in the world, this coaster aims to replicate the movements of a real Mako shark in the wild, racing through the ocean hunting for its prey. What makes this coaster even more exhilarating, is that there are no shoulder restraints- just lap guards, offering riders maximum airtime and an unrivalled weightless feeling.

Where can I try it? SeaWorld Orlando

 

SheiKra:

 

SheiKra Busch Gardens Tampa

 

One of the most daunting rides in Orlando, this will challenge even the ultimate thrill seeker! Slowly ascend 200-feet into the air, before teetering on the edge of a petrifying 90-degree drop! Feel the fear as you look down and accept your fate, before plummeting into a 70mph coaster. Loop around the track, hurtle through a dark underground tunnel and prepare for a big splash in the grand finale! 

Where can I try it? Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

 

The Incredible Hulk Coaster:

 

Incredible Hulk Coaster Orlando

 

One of Orlando’s most popular rollercoasters has recently undergone an “incredible” makeover, transforming it into something more terrifying than ever before! There’s a brand new story, shiny new ride vehicles, a new fascinating queue experience and a new entrance guarded by the enormous Hulk himself. The enhanced coaster includes two vertical loops, two corkscrews and seven inversions, as well as reaching astonishing speeds of up to 67mph. If that wasn’t enough to get your heart racing, a new soundtrack created by Fall Out Boy front man Patrick Stump is sure to do it. Make sure you don’t leave Orlando without trying this ride!

Where can I try it? Universal’s Islands of Adventure

 

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror:

 

Tower of Terror Disney's Hollywood Studios

 

Get ready to step inside the eerie Hollywood Tower Hotel and discover the mysteries that lie within. As the legend goes, back in 1939, five unlucky guests disappeared forever from the elevator when lightning unexpectedly hit the hotel. Ever since that fateful night, the hotel is rumoured to be haunted with souls of the past who relish in terrorising any guests that walk through the doors. Enter the rickety lift as the lights go out and you’re left in total darkness! Shoot upwards and plunge back down over and over again with no warning, as the lift doors suddenly fly open at 13-storeys high exposing the spooky hotel grounds. Will you ever make it out?

Where can I try it? Disney’s Hollywood Studios

 

Revenge of the Mummy:

 

Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios Florida

 

The evil Mummy has finally awoken from his centuries-long slumber and is out for revenge. His deadly curse has been unleashed and riders who dare to enter his scared temple better be prepared to feel his wrath! Engulfed in total darkness, your fear rises as you question what demons are lurking in the darkness. Swarms of scarab beetles scurry past, as blazing fireballs illuminate the eerie tombs revealing an army of warrior mummies! Be warned, Imhotep is out to get your soul! Have you got what it takes to escape? If you’re a fan of the popular movie, this immersive ride will place you right in the middle of the action.

Where can I try it? Universal Studios Florida

 

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit:

 

Holylwood Rip Ride Rockit at Universal Studios Florida

 

This unique ride lets you choose the adrenaline inducing soundtrack that plays as you ascend 17-storeys above the park. With a mixture of hits like “Born to be Wild” (Hinder), “I Will Survive” (Gloria Gaynor), and “Rock Star” (N.E.R.D.), there’s something for everyone’s taste. Race around 1,200-metres of winding track, reaching speeds of up to 65mph on the tallest ride at Universal Studios Florida. Want to see your reaction when you reach the big drops? Each rider’s individual experience is filmed, so you can see your “ride face”, and you can even get it turned into a personalised music video!

Where can I try it? Universal Studios Florida

 

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