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Rider Height & Safety

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Kings Island Rider Height and Safety Guide
Kings Island Rider Height and Safety Guide

Rider Height and Safety

How the Rides Measure Up.

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Rider Height and Safety Guide

At Kings Island, we have plenty of exciting rides and shows for everyone, and we are proud to have earned one of the best safety records in the industry. We are committed to providing our guests with a safe environment and enjoyable day. For additional information, download the Guest Assistance Guide.

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Thrill Rides

Minimum Required to Ride 

54 Inches
Diamondback
Flight of Fear
Invertigo (maximum 78 inches)
Orion 

52 Inches
Banshee (maximum 78 inches)
WindSeeker
Delirium (maximum 76 inches)

48 Inches
Drop Tower (maximum 80 inches)
Mystic Timbers
The Bat
Slingshot
The Beast
The Racer

42 Inches
Xtreme SkyFlyer
 

Family Rides

Minimum Height

48 Inches
Adventure Express
Backlot Stunt Coaster
Dodgem
Zephyr
Kings Mills Antique Autos (under 48 inches must be accompanied by supervising companion)

46 Inches

Congo Falls
Grand Carousel (below 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Monster (below 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
White Water Canyon
Eiffel Tower (below 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

42 Inches
Shake, Rattle & Roll (42-54 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Boo Blaster (below 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

40 Inches
Viking Fury (40-48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising)

36 Inches
Scrambler (36-48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Other Attractions
K.I. & Miami Valley Railroad (no minimum height requirement)

Note: A Supervising Companion is someone who meets all the ride requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older, and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior. Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly – where applicable – and follows all rules and regulations.

Planet Snoopy

Minimum Height

44 Inches
Flying Ace Aerial Chase (maximum 76 inches)
Woodstock Gliders (below 44 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

42 Inches
Surf Dog (42-48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

40 Inches
Woodstock Express (40-46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

36 Inches
Charlie Brown's Wind Up (maximum 54 inches)
Kite Eating Tree (36-42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Linus Launcher (36-42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Race for Your Life Charlie Brown (36-46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Snoopy vs. Red Baron (maximum 54 inches)
Snoopy’s Space Buggies (over 60” must be accompanied by a child)
The Great Pumpkin Coaster (maximum 60 inches; 36-40 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Linus Beetle Bugs (maximum 54 inches)

Other Attractions
Character Carousel (maximum 60 inches; less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Joe Cool's Dodgem School (maximum 54 inches)
Peanuts 500 (maximum 54 inches)
Peanuts Off-Road Rally (maximum 54 inches)
Sally's Sea Plane (maximum 60 inches; less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Snoopy's Junction (maximum 60 inches; less than 40 inches must be accompanied by supervising companion)
Woodstock Whirlybirds (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A Supervising Companion is someone who meets all the ride requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older, and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior. Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly – where applicable – and follows all rules and regulations.

Soak City

Minimum Height

36 Inches
Splash Landing

40 Inches
Rendezvous Run
Thunder Falls

42 Inches
Pipeline Paradise
Splash River (guests under 48 inches tall must wear a life jacket and under 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Tidal Wave Bay (guests under 48 inches tall must wear a life jacket and under 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

48 Inches
Mondo Monsoon
Paradise Plunge
Pineapple Pipeline
Tropical Plunge
Tropical Twister
Zoom Flume 

Note: A Supervising Companion is someone who meets all the ride requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older, and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior. Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly – where applicable – and follows all rules and regulations.