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Tallest Roller Coasters in the World and Where to Find Them

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Nov 30, 2019
Thrill-seekers it is time to brace you with this gut-churning list of tallest rollercoasters in the world. These highest roller coasters are not for the faint-hearted, but those who love to push their adrenaline limit.

10. Thunder Dolphin

Height: 262.5 feet (80 m)

Country: Japan

Park: Tokyo Dome City Attractions

Length: 1,066 feet

Duration: 1:30 minutes

Max Speed: 81 mph
This steel roller coaster is the 5th tallest continuous circuit roller coaster in the world. The highlight of the Thunder Dolphin is going through the spokeless Ferris wheel during its short ride time.

9. Intimidator 305

Height: 305 ft (93 m)
Country: United States
Park: Kings Dominion
Length: 5100 feet
Duration: 3:00 minutes
Max Speed: 90 mph
This massive yellow and red steel Gigacoaster i.e. has a height over 90m. It has a unique structure where there are just 3 points of support to the lift-hill and crest.

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8. Leviathan

Height: 306 feet (93.3 m)
Country: Canada
Park: Canada’s Wonderland
Length: 5486 feet
Duration: 3:28 minutes
Max Speed: 92 mph

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Named after the Biblical sea monster, this is not just the 9th tallest, but also the fastest roller coaster in Canada.

7. Millennium Force

Height: 310 feet (97.0)
Country: United States
Park: Cedar Point
Length: 6595 feet
Duration: 2:20 minutes
Max Speed: 93 Mph
This 8th tallest roller coaster also is the 10th fastest roller coaster in the world. It is lifted with the help of steel cable.

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6. Steel Dragon 2000

Height: 318 feet (97.0m)
Country: Japan
Park: Nagashima Spa Land
Length: 8133 feet
Duration: 4:00 minutes
Max Speed: 153 mph

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This is one of the longest roller coasters in the world which is also one of the world’s costliest in construction, due to the extra steel used to make it earthquake safe.

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5. Fury 325

Height: 325 feet (99m)
Country: United States
Park: Carowinds
Length: 6602 feet
Duration: 3:25 minutes
Max Speed: 95 mph

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This full-circuit gigacoaster rides into South Carolina from North Carolina and heads back into North Carolina.

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4. Red Force

Height: 367.4 feet (112.0m)

Country: Spain

Park: Ferrari Land

Length: 2887 feet

Duration: 0:24 minutes

Max Speed: 112 Mph

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This is a short, but a truly intensive ride that is not just the highest rollercoaster but also the fastest in Europe.

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3. Superman: Escape from Krypton

Height: 415 feet (126m)
Country: United States
Park: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Length: 1235 feet
Duration: 0:28 minutes Max Speed: 100 Mph

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This steel shuttle coaster is a twin roller coaster that tends to send its riders backward onto the tracks.

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2. Top Thrill Dragster

Height: 420 feet (130 m)
Country: United States
Park: Cedar Point
Length: 2800 feet
Duration: 0:30 minutes
Max Speed: 120 mph

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This was the 1st rollercoaster to cross the 400 foot limit. The rider feels like sitting in a drag car throughout the exciting 17 seconds of the ride.

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1. Kingda Ka

Height: 456 feet (139m)
Country: United States
Park: Six Flags Great Adventure
Length: 3118 feet
Duration: 0:28 minutes
Max Speed: 128 mph

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If you wish to reach the sky then welcome to the highest roller coaster in the world. Before you know it, you will be pushed to the highest point and the thrill lies in the plunge down back to good old Earth.
These are the top tallest rollercoaster in the world that will take you to an epic journey towards the sky defying gravity before bringing you back in a gut-churning plunge back to the ground.