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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
Firehawk (maximum 80 inches)
Flight of Fear
Invertigo (maximum 78 inches)

52 Inches
Banshee
WindSeeker
Delirium (maximum 76 inches)

48 Inches
Drop Tower (maximum 80 inches)
The Bat
Slingshot
The Beast
The Racer
Vortex 
Xtreme SkyFlyer
 

Family Rides

Minimum Height

48 Inches
Adventure Express
Backlot Stunt Coaster
Dodgem
Zephyr

46 Inches
Congo Falls
White Water Canyon

42 Inches
Shake, Rattle & Roll (42-54 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)

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

36 Inches
Scrambler (36-48 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)

Other Attractions
Boo Blaster (no minimum height requirement)
Eiffel Tower (no minimum height requirement)
K.I. & Miami Valley Railroad (no minimum height requirement)
Monster (no minimum height requirement)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 16 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

The World's Best Kids Area

Minimum Height

44 Inches
Flying Ace Aerial Chase (maximum 76 inches)
Surf Dog (44-48 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)

42 Inches
Linus Launcher

40 Inches
Woodstock Express (40-46 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)

36 Inches
Charlie Brown's Wind Up (maximum 54 inches)
Kite Eating Tree (36-46 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)
Race for Your Life Charlie Brown (36-46 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)
Snoopy vs. Red Baron (maximum 54 inches)
The Great Pumpkin Coaster (maximum 60 inches; 36-40 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)
Linus Beetle Bugs 

Other Attractions
Character Carousel (maximum 60 inches; less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)
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 responsible person)
Snoopy's Junction (maximum 60 inches; less than 40 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)
Snoopy's Spash Dance (no height requirement)
Woodstock Whirlybirds (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a responsible person)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 16 years or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.