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Thrill Rides

Year after year, the best thrills the world has to offer are at Kings Island. Year after year, the best thrills keep getting better.  Speed junkies can get their fix on Banshee - the longest inverted roller coaster in the world. Challenge The Beast - the longest wooden roller coaster in the world - and Diamondback. There's also The Bat, Drop Tower, Delirium, Flight of Fear, Invertigo, The Racer and Vortex. The thrills never seem to end at Kings Island.

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Banshee
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Banshee
Riders will scream their way through 4,124 feet of track and seven stomach-churning inversions at speeds up to 68 mph on the world's longest steel inverted roller coaster.
Height Requirement: 52 inches
Firehawk
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Firehawk
This innovative flying roller coaster takes willing test pilots 115 feet in the air through five inversions at speeds of more than 50 miles per hour, all while facing the ground, allowing riders to experience the inconceivable feeling of human flight!
Height Requirement: 54 inches
The Beast
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
The Beast
Come feel the excitement on the longest wooden roller coaster in the world as The Beast unleashes its awesome power on the unsuspecting. The Beast sprawls across a densely-wooded, 35-acre site at speeds up to 65 miles per hour!
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Diamondback
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Diamondback
Slither your way around 5,282 feet of steep drops, twists and turns through 10 acres of terrain at speeds up to 80 miles per hour with a spectacular splashdown ending to give you the ultimate thrill on one of the top-ranked steel roller coasters in the world.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Delirium
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Delirium
Thrill seekers spiral in a 240-degree arc between 2 o'clock and 10 o'clock, rocketing them up to 137 feet in the air, as the park races by on one of the most hair-raising escapades on the planet!
Height Requirement: 52 inches
Drop Tower
Level 4 - High Thrill
Drop Tower
Feel your heart drop when you plunge a staggering 26 stories from a height of 315 feet straight down at a speed of 67 miles per hour on the tallest Gyro drop in the world. It's a thrill you'll never forget!
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Invertigo
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Invertigo
Witness the terror flash in the eyes of fellow riders as you experience the only face-to-face inverted roller coaster in the Midwest! Scream your face off as you soar at speeds reaching 55 miles per hour through three inversions forward, and then backward.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
The Racer
Level 4 - High Thrill
The Racer
Not the biggest, tallest or fastest roller coaster at Kings Island, but a ride with class and a rich and storied history. Twin Racing trains compete for the finish on this traditional out and back wooden roller coaster.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Vortex
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Vortex
Once the Vortex gets you in his grip, you're his forever! You'll be rocketed through 3,800 feet of track at speeds exceeding 55 miles per hour through two vertical loops, double corkscrew, boomerang turn, and a 360-degree helix.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Adventure Express
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Adventure Express
Experience one of the best "Mine Train" roller coasters in the world on this fun-filled family adventure.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Backlot Stunt Coaster
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Backlot Stunt Coaster
Experience what it's like to be a stunt car driver as your car races out onto the track and transported into the stunt chase sequence.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
WindSeeker
Level 4 - High Thrill
WindSeeker
Knock on the door of the stratosphere on WindSeeker! Standing 301 feet, WindSeeker sends you soaring 30 stories above the park on a breathtaking tower swing ride like no other.
Height Requirement: 52 inches
The Bat
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
The Bat
In the shadows of falling darkness, wings of the night creature await their silent signal from the moon. Flying madly through a starless sky the frenzy flight of the Bat takes you by surprise and leaves you breathless, hanging in mid air, captured alive. Fly the Bat. It's a non-stop fright.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Flight of Fear
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Flight of Fear
Get ready for an adrenaline rush unlike no other when you catapult from zero to 54 miles per hour in just four seconds on this heart-pounding adventure in total darkness through four inversions.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Sling Shot
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Sling Shot
Sling Shot offers park visitors a once-in-a-lifetime, unique and high-adrenaline experience as they are catapulted vertically 275 feet in the air at nearly 100 miles per hour, making it the fastest ride in the park!
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Xtreme Skyflyer
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Xtreme Skyflyer
Experience the breathtaking thrill of hang gliding and skydiving at the same time as you dive at speeds up to 60 miles per hour while free-falling 17 stories toward the Earth, skimming just six feet above the ground!
Height Requirement: 48 inches