The Scariest Roller Coasters on the Planet

Roller coasters have always been a popular attraction across the world. It seems like as time goes on, roller coasters get even more terrifying. If you are looking for a real thrill, check out these insane roller coasters.

Gravity Max in Taiwan


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Gravity Max is one of the main attractions at Taiwan’s Lihpao Land Discovery World. The roller coaster goes up a 114-foot lift and stops at the top for a brief moment. Suddenly, the track breaks off and riders are flipped down a 34-story vertical drop. It is the only tilting roller coaster and the first ride in the world to have a 90-degree drop. It will definitely take your breath away.

Kingda Ka in Jackson, New Jersey

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey is home to the tallest roller coaster in the world, the Kingda Ka. It is 456 feet high and travels as fast as 128 miles per hour. The speed and height will surely give any rider a thrill. Not only is it the tallest roller coaster in the world, it is the world’s second fastest coaster.

Formula Rossa in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari World as the fastest roller coaster in the world. The Formula Rossa is only a 90 second ride but covers 1.3 miles in that short time. The ride is a launched roller coaster that has a top speed of 150 miles per hour. The Formula Rossa reaches its top speed in just 5 seconds thanks to a hydraulic launch system. The legendary racetrack, Autodromo Nazionale Monza, inspired the shape of the ride.

Wicked Twister in Sandusky, Ohio

Wicked Twister

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The Wicked Twister looks as scary as the ride is. The ride is at Cedar Point in Ohio and is the world’s tallest and fastest inverted roller coaster. The world’s largest suspended-impulse coaster looks like something out of a nightmare. Riders travel up 206 feet at a maximum speed of 72 miles per hour.