The Scariest And Most Thrilling Roller Coasters Around The World

The Scariest and Most Thrilling Roller Coasters Around the World

Get ready to spike your adrenaline levels – roller coasters have a way of bringing out the adrenaline junkie in all of us.

Some of the most thrilling roller coasters are located all over the world. From Japan to New Jersey and Florida, there are an abundance of them.

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But where are the scariest rides most common? Ohio. Cedar Point is home to some of the most thrilling coasters in the world. The Wicked Twister, Millennium Force and GateKeeper, just to name a few.

In no particular order, these are some of the Scariest and Most Thrilling Roller Coasters Around the World.

Takabisha, Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Japan

This is the steepest roller coaster in the world and is sure to scare the daylights out of you. The ride is approximately 3,300 ft. and begins with a sudden drop out of nowhere into pitch black darkness. A sequence of corkscrews, hills and rolls follow.

Montu, Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay Florida

This thrilling ride soars you high into the air and lets you go, downhill into a twisting drop. There is a 60 ft. vertical loop. Montu is the first roller coaster in the world to incorporate an immelmann loop, and simultaneous loop and roll.

Banshee, Kinds Island, Ohio

Located in Cedar Fair Entertainment amusement park is Banshee, the world's longest inverted coaster which soars at 68 mph with 4,124.1 feet of track and seven inversions. There is a curved drop, outside loop, dive loop, spiral and more.

Fury 325, Carowinds, Charlotte, NC

With a track length of approximately 6,602 feet, this ride is sure to keep you screaming. It will take you as high as 325 feet and will reach speeds of up to 95 mph. Now if that's not thrilling, I'm not sure what else is! Click here to see a test run video of this ride in motion.

Formula Rossa, Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Strap into your car and put on your goggles because the Formula Rossa is about to take you on the ride of your life. This is the world's fastest roller coaster, faster than a F1 car. While you are there, watch one of their incredible shows and ride more of their thrilling rides.

Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey

Be prepared to be blown away. Kingda Ka is the tallest and fastest roller coaster in North America. It's shaped as an upside down U, that reaches approximately 456 feet high. The ride sends you from 0 to 128 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds to get you over the top, and then before you know it, you're flying down a 90-degree vertical drop, entering into a 270 degree spiral.

Wicked Twister, Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio-

Launch yourself into The Wicked Twister – one of the tallest and fasted inverted roller coasters in the world. Get rocked, rolled, launched, twisted, and experience 450 degree spirals.

Sky Scream, Holiday Park, Germany

Sky Scream is similar to the Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Discovery Kington. This steel ride holds you in by nothing more than a lap bar, you will reach speeds of up to 62 mph, heights of up to 150 feet and ride it out for approximately 863 feet. Click here to watch the ride.

Millennium Force, Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio

Prepare to be scared, or thrilled, or just have your adrenaline sent through the roof. Millennium Force is a whopping 310 foot ride that reaches speeds of 96 mph and features an elevator cable lift system that helps get you to the top faster. Your first drop is 80 degrees.  Prepare for the ride of your life.


El Toro, Six Flags Great Adventure, New Jersey

At first glance, El Toro may look like your average wooden roller coaster. But, just warning you, "El Toro" means "the bull," and it's far from average. Get a classic feel and smoother ride on one of the fastest and tallest wooden coasters in the world. Ride up 19 stories, face your first drop at 176 feet at a 76 degree angle, and reach speeds up to 70 miles per hour.

Intimidator 305, Kings Dominion, VA

Get ready for the adrenaline rush of your life. The Intimidator 305 will send you flying so fast, you won't even realize you were on it for 3 minutes. It's the tallest and most thrilling coaster on the East Coast. It stands at 305 feet, reaches speeds up to 90 mph and its first drop is 300 feet at an 85-degree angle.

Cannibal, Lagoon Amusement Park, UT

The Cannibal ride in Lagoon Amusement Park is ride consisting of single car trains. It reaches speeds of up to 70 mph, heights up to 208 feet and rides out for about 2,735 feet. It is composed of an elevator lift, dive loop, block brake, lagoon roll, over-banked curve and immelmann. Click here for more information.

GateKeeper, Cedar Point, Sandusky Ohio

These will be the most thrilling 2 minutes and 20 seconds of your life. The GateKeeper is the tallest, fastest and longest wing roller coaster in the world. It has broken seven world records – longest winged coaster at 4,164 feet, longest drop on a wing coaster at 164 feet, and most inversions on a wing coaster at 6. Click here to find out more of their records.

Goliath, Six Flags Great America, Gurnee IL

This wooden roller coaster is unlike any other. It's more comfortable than your average wooden coaster ride. It consists of over banked turns and inversions. Goliath is known to have one of the world's tallest and steepest heart-racing drops. Click here to see the ride in motion.

Skyrush, Hersheypark, PA

Climb 200 feet into the air and drop downhill at 75 mph on this insane roller coaster. It is composed of four high speed turns, five zero-G airtime hills and the highest drop in all of Hersheypark. Click here to see the ride in motion.