Highest Roller Coasters

The Top 20 highest Roller Coasters

10. Intimidator 305 (Park: Kings Dominion, USA) – 305 ft (93 m)

Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion usa roller coaster
Ben Schumin, Intimidator 305 ride as seen from Eiffel Tower, CC BY-SA 3.0

Intimidator 305 is a steel roller coaster located at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States. Manufactured by Intamin, Intimidator 305 opened to the public on April 2, 2010, as the park’s fourteenth roller coaster. The roller coaster is located in the Safari Village section of the park near Anaconda on the former site of the Safari Monorail ride. Intimidator 305 has a first drop of 300 feet (91 m), with a maximum descent angle of 85 degrees.

9. Leviathan (Park: Canada’s Wonderland, Canada) – 306 ft (94 m)

Leviathan Canada Wonderland roller coaster
Chester from Brazil, Leviathan station and plaza, CC BY 2.0

Leviathan is a steel roller coaster in the Medieval Faire section of the park at Canada’s Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. At 1,672 metres (5,486 ft) long, 93.3 metres (306 ft) tall, and with a top speed of 148 kilometres per hour (92 mph), Leviathan is the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Canada, taking the records previously held by Behemoth on the opposite side of the park.

8. Millennium Force (Park: Cedar Point, USA) – 310 ft (95 m)

Millennium Force Cedar Point usa roller coaster
Coasterman1234, Millennium Force (Cedar Point) 02, CC BY-SA 3.0

Millennium Force is a steel roller coaster located at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. Manufactured by Intamin, it was the park’s fourteenth roller coaster dating back to the opening of Blue Streak in 1964.

7. Steel Dragon 2000 (Park: Nagashima Spa Land, Japan) – 318 ft (97 m)

Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land Japan roller coaster
Janma, SteelDragon2000, CC BY 3.0

Steel Dragon 2000 is a steel roller coaster at Nagashima Spa Land amusement park in Mie Prefecture, Japan. Built by Morgan Manufacturing, Steel Dragon was opened in 2000, in the year of dragon in Asia. As of 2019, it is the longest roller coaster in the world.

6. Fury 325 (Park: Carowinds, USA) – 325 ft (99 m)

Fury 325 Carowinds usa roller coaster
Ronwen1, Carowinds-Fury325Entry, CC BY-SA 4.0

Fury 325 is a steel roller coaster located at Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard, it features a 6,602-foot-long (2,012 m) track that reaches a maximum height of 325 feet (99 m). Riders experience speeds of up to 95 miles per hour (153 km/h), winding through high-speed curves and passing over and under the park’s main entrance.  It has been voted the world’s best steel coaster for three consecutive years in Amusement Todays Golden Ticket Awards beginning in 2016, which ended Millennium Force’s six-year streak.

5. Red Force (Park: Ferrari Land, Spain) – 367 ft (112 m)

Red Force Ferrari Land spain roller coaster
Gladbach26, Red Force – Ferarri Land, CC BY-SA 4.0

Red Force is a steel launched roller coaster at Ferrari Land at PortAventura World in Salou, Catalonia, Spain. The ride was manufactured by Swiss manufacturer Intamin and opened on 7 April 2017. With a height of 112 metres (367 ft) and a maximum speed of 180 kilometres per hour (112 mph), Red Force is the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Europe as of 2019.

4. Tower of Terror II (Park: Dreamworld, Australia) – 377 ft (115 m)

Tower of Terror II Dreamworld Australia roller coaster
Lakeyboy at English Wikipedia, Tower of Terror Dreamworld, marked as public domain, more details on Wikimedia Commons

The Tower of Terror II is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at the Dreamworld amusement park on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. When the Tower of Terror opened on 23 January 1997, it was the first roller coaster in the world to reach 100 miles per hour (160 km/h) speeds making it the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world of its time. The steel and concrete structure cost A$16 million to construct.