10 crazy roller coaster rides in Asia that’ll make you go apeshit


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Last Updated on 2017-11-02 , 9:03 am

If you belong to the thrill-seeking type, this is the article that you must read! But even if you are not, why not challenge yourself by trying something different?

You’ll never know what you will experience and you may end up be addicted to even more thrill rides in the near future! So why not?!

Siam Park

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You cannot miss this if you are in Bangkok for a short getaway. With a size of 120 arces, Siam Park is set to be the largest theme and waterpark in Southeast Asia. Known for its ‘Vortex’ in the X zone, it is one of the two largest suspended looping coasters in the world, and the first of its kind in South East Asia.

It is 765 meters long and consists of 5 loops with several drops. We’re pretty sure that each drop will make your heart skip a beat.

Where: Siam city,Bangkok, Thailand

For more information, please click here

 

Gravity Max

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The world’s first roller coaster to feature a 90-degree tilt drop. The world’s only tilt coaster, this ride is definitely not for the faint-hearted. But if you’re up to the challenge, we strongly encourage you to.

Where: Lihpao Land, Taichung, Taiwan

For more information, please click here. 

Dodonpa

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If you are planning to go Japan, then you’re in for a treat! Despite many new roller coasters attractions that are being built yearly, Dodonpa still holds its the record for the fastest acceleration in the world.

The Dodonpa reaches its maximum speed of 172 km/h in 1.8 seconds which means that riders get to experience a whopping 2.7 times faster than free falling due to gravity. For those gung-ho-ers , we challenge you to enjoy the Mount Fuji scenery if you dare to open your eyes.

Where: Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida Yamanashi, Japan

For more information, please click here. 

Hair Raiser

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Just like what the name says, we’re sure that this ride is crazy enough to make your hair stand. While Hong Kong may be known for being an eating and shopping paradise, its Ocean Park is no stranger for the thrill seekers. Travelling at a maximum speed of 88km/hr, the Hair Raiser is a floorless roller coaster built on the edge of a cliff. Perfect the adrenaline rush addicts

Where: Ocean Park, Hong Kong

For more information, please click here. 

T-Express 

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You’re definitely not a stranger to this if you happen to be a fan of the Running Man. One of the greatly acclaimed roller coasters in the world, T-Express currently holds the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster title. It is the first and the only one of its kind in Asia and features several high-speed turns and airtime hills. You need to sit this if you happen to be in Seoul.

Where: Everland, Seoul, South Korea

For more information, please click here. 

Steel Dragon ‘2000’

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Located in Nagashima, the Steel dragon is Asia’s fourth largest ride. Even though it is already a decade old, the Steel Dragon still manages to retain its popularity. Measuring 2500m, Steel Dragon is home to the longest roller coaster track in the world.


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Where: Nagashima Spa Land

For more information, please click here. 

The Bullet Coaster

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Asia’s fifth fastest roller coaster. For you thrill-seekers, you’ll be surprised to know that this ride is located right smack in Shen Zhen where it is mostly known as an economic zone or an industrial zone. So if you happen to be on a business trip, why not just give this ride a try?

Where: Happy Valley, Shenzhen, China.

For more information, please click here. (The English website for Happy Valley has not been up yet.)

Dive Coaster 

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You’ll need to ride this if you’re a hardcore thrill-seekers. On this ride, you’ll get to experience the non-traditional track of with moments of dangling, a 90-degree dive at 120kmh, or a zip through a cave. And you’ll be greeted with many more surprises with every twist and with every turn. Trust us, we’re not exaggerating.


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Where: Chimelong Paradise, Guangzhou, China

For more information, please click here. 

Formula Rossa

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We know its a bit of stretch if we were to include attractions from the Middle East, but geographically speaking, Middle East is still found in Asia. So for those that happens to be in Abu Dabi, this ride is perfect for you. Located in the Ferrari World, Formula Rossa aims to recreate the sensation of racing in a formula one car. Travelling at the speed of 240km/hr, it is currently the record-holder for the world’s fastest ride.

Where:  Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi

For more information, please click here. 


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Battlestar Galactica

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Yes, how can we ever forget about our very own thrilling ride back home. For those that are staying in Singapore throughout the holiday, this ride is perfect for you. Called a duelling roller coaster, Battlestar Galactica features 2 tracks; an inverted roller coaster track in blue that leaves your legs dangling and a conventional roller coaster track in red. At 42.5 metres, it is the world’s tallest pair of dueling coaster.

Where: Universal Studios, Singapore

For more information, please click here. 

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