5 Roller Coasters and Thrill Rides you should try in Orlando!

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A package holiday to Orlando is something you will not regret, with something for the whole family – from rides to restaurants, shops to spas and even bars. But the rides are what we want to talk about; so here are the top 5 roller coasters and thrill rides in Orlando that will give you a scream!

Kraken (SeaWorld)

This roller coaster is speedy, smooth and steep getting up to a speed of 65 mph and standing at a colossal height of 49.5 metres. It is guaranteed to get your heart racing! If you are over 1.37 metres then you can take a ride on this thrilling ride in SeaWorld Orlando. But with its loops and drops if you are not one for heights or being rocked around, then this is not the one for you.

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Walt Disney World attractions lifestyle shoot. April 2013. Photographer: Cynthia Perez

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (Hollywood Studios)

With its spooky theme, unexpected drops and a thrilling background story to follow – this ride will have you going through a mix of emotions from scared, shocked even anticipation as you know you are going to drop down in this elevator but you don’t know when. You will literally be on the edge of your seat.  With a low height restriction of only 1 metre it is something the whole family can enjoy, if you are one for a thrill then visit the ride at night and have a totally different experience.

SheiKra (Busch Gardens Tampa)

Climbing up to 2000 feet then a 90 degrees drop reach a speed of up to 70 mph with an underground tunnel and it even adds water into the mix, as if you needed any more surprises! But with a restriction of 1.37 metres, it is not a ride for the little ones. But don’t worry Orlando theme park has its own child care services, just that helping hand to let the family enjoy the rides while someone entertains the littleness.

harry potter universal studios orlandoHarry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (Universal Studios)

To all Harry Potter fans this is one you CANNOT miss, and is without a doubt on of the best rides in Orlando. You will venture inside the goblin-run bank to witness the iconic scene of Harry, Ron, Hermione and Griphook breaking into Bellatrix Lestrange’s vault for the Hufflepuff Cup Horcrux. The ride is a 3D experience like no other, with motion simulators it is a truly magic experience. With a height restriction of 1.1 metres it can be a ride all the small fans can also enjoy.

Incredible Hulk (Island of Adventure)

This roller coaster is for all the adrenaline junkies that want to get their hearts racing. Located in the #1 Amusement park in the world with a height restriction of 1.37 metres and accelerating up to a speed of 0-40mph in 2.5 seconds. With all its twists and turns it is bound to get your palms sweating. We forget… rides aren’t just for kids, adults can enjoy them to. Especially on this one!

With all these attractions of rides you will be spoilt for choice. With these only being 5 out of hundreds there will never be a dull moment. So book your holiday to Orlando today and make your next family holiday one to remember!

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