Some of longest structures mankind is responsible for building are truly inspiring. We all love roller coasters but if you have health troubles, especially with your heart, do not ride any of these because you have no idea that some of greatest roller coasters are more than 6,500 ft long. Here is the list of top 10 longest roller coasters:
10. Gao (Japan)
Gao is a steel roller coaster located at Mitsui Greenland in Arao, Kumamoto, Japan. Gao is a Meisho sit-down roller coaster. It was built by Meisho Amusement Machines and opened in 1998. The ride is currently the tenth longest in track length of 1,735 in the world.
9. Desperado (USA)
Desperado is a hypercoaster located in Primm, Nevada, United States at the Buffalo Bill’s Hotel and Casino a part of the Primm Valley Resorts complex. When it opened in 1994 it was the tallest coaster in the world. The Ride starts in the casino and the lift hill exits through the casino roof. After this the ride travels around the hotel in a series of hills. The ride is currently the ninth longest in track length of 1,781 in the world.
8. California Screamin’ (USA)
California Screamin’ is a wood-mimicking steel roller coaster located in the Paradise Pier section of Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, California. Opened on February 8, 2001, California Screamin’ is one of the park’s original rides, and is the only roller coaster at the Disneyland Resort to feature an inversion. The ride uses LIMs to launch you multiple times throughout the rides layout. The ride’s structure was made to look like older wooden coasters. The ride is currently the eighth longest in track length of 1,850 in the world.
7. The Voyage (USA)
The Voyage is a wooden roller coaster located at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. It opened to the public on May 6, 2006. The ride has the most airtime and the most tunnels of any coaster too. It is one of the few coasters loved by practically every enthusiast. The Voyage currently holds the record for most air-time on a roller coaster at 24.3 seconds, a record that it will lose to Steel Vengeance in 2018. The ride is currently the seventh longest in track length of 1,963 in the world.
6. Formula Rossa (UAE)
Formula Rossa is a launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Manufactured by Intamin, Formula Rossa is the world’s fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 240 km/h. A featured attraction at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Ferrari theme park and largest attraction of its kind, Formula Rossa will take you on the most thrilling ride of your life. The ride is currently the sixth longest in track length of 1,999 in the world.
5. Millennium Force (USA)
Millennium Force is a steel roller coaster built by Intamin at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. It was the fourteenth roller coaster to be built at the park since Blue Streak opened in 1964. Upon completion in 2000, Millennium Force broke six world records and was the world’s first Giga Coaster, a roller coaster that exceeds 300 feet (91 m) in height and completes a full circuit. The ride is currently the fifth longest in track length of 2,010 in the world.
4. Fujiyama (Japan)
Fujiyama is a steel roller coaster at Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. When Fujiyama opened in 1996 it was the world’s tallest roller coaster at 259 feet. FUJIYAMA, the “KING OF COASTERS,” which boasts world-class specs, including a maximum speed of 130 km/h (81 mph), a maximum drop of 70 m (230 ft.), and a maximum height of 79 m (259 ft). The ride is currently the fourth longest in track length of 2,045 in the world.
3. The Beast (USA)
The Beast is a wooden roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. The Beast is arguably the greatest wooden roller coaster ever built. This wooden monster was designed to break all the records when it opened at Kings Island in 1979. Today, The Beast remains the world’s longest wooden roller coaster at 7,359 feet. With a four minute ride time, this spectacular terrain roller coaster spans out over 35 wooded acres at Kings Island. The ride is currently the third longest in track length of 2,243 in the world.
2. The Ultimate (UK)
Ultimate is a steel roller coaster located at Lightwater Valley in North Yorkshire, England, UK. It was the longest roller coaster in the world when it opened, however this record was taken away by Steel Dragon 2000 in 2000. It is still the longest roller coaster in Europe. The Ultimate is Lightwater Valley’s signature ride and provides a thrilling 1.5 mile cocktail of speed, cornering and airtime. Unique amongst modern day attractions, The Ultimate remains the longest roller coaster in Europe with a ride time approaching six minutes. The ride is currently the second longest in track length of 2,268 in the world.
1. Steel Dragon 2000 (Japan)
Steel Dragon 2000 is a steel giga roller coaster located at Nagashima Spaland in Kuwana, Mie, Japan. Opened on 1 August 2000 it became the tallest and fastest full-circuit roller coaster in the world. It is famous as the longest roller coaster in the world. Its out and back layout has a twister section in the middle and a plethora of bunny hops on the way back. The ride is currently the longest in track length of 2,479 in the world.