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THRILL RIDES

This page will contain stats, pictures, overviews, and other facts on Six Flags over Georgia's numerous thrill rides.

Acrophobia's logo

High Altitude Attitude--This amazing Gyro Drop defies the laws of gravity!

Acrophobia

Steel, stand-up gyro-drop tower 

HEIGHT...190 feet (whole tower)

DROP...161 feet

TOP SPEED...61 mph

RIDE DURATION...23 seconds
 
SEATS...30 seats 

CAPACITY...1,100 riders per hour
 
SEAT TILT...15 degrees 

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be at least 54'' tall

COLORS...Yellow, purple, and blue
 
LO-Q...Yes

DESIGNER...Intamin AG

MANUFACTURER...Intamin AG

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WHEELIE

Gondolas rotate to high speeds then lift to a vertical postion

Wheelie at in its rotating, vertical position

Steel, enterprise

HEIGHT (vertical postion)...55-60 feet

TOP SPEED...25-30 mph

# OF CARS...32 (1-3 per seat)

RIDE DURATION... 3 minutes

CAPACITY...800-900 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be at least 42'' tall

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FREE FALL

This first-generation Intamin tower ride re-creates the sensation of falling off a 10-story building

Free Fall

Steel, free falling ride
 
INTRODUCED...1983 

HEIGHT...100 feet

TOP SPEED...48 mph

RIDE DURATION...28 seconds

# OF CARS...5 (1-4 per car)

CAPACITY...1,000 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be 42'' tall to ride

COLORS...Gray and red

DESIGNER...Intamin AG

MANUFACTURER...Intamin AG

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THE RIVERVIEW CAROUSEL

A true nostalgic ride from days gone by and Six Flags' contribution to the National Register of Historic Places

The RiverView Carousel's front entrance

Steel, carousel

TOP SPEED...6 mph

RIDE DURATION...3 minutes 10 seconds

# OF HORSES...30-40

CAPACITY...800-900 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...None

BRIEF HISTORY...Was first built in 1908 and opened at the RiverView Park in Chicago, Illinios--It took nearly 25,000 working hours to complete the ride--Sits atop "Carousel Hill," which in my opinon is the best scenic area in the park.

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THE MONSTER PLANTATION

Boats journey through a tale of mystery with animated, loveable monsters

The Monster Plantation's entrance towards the manision

Water, simulated boat-ride

TOP SPEED...4 mph

RIDE DURATION...4 minutes 34 seconds

# OF BOATS...6 (3-bench/6-passenger)

CAPACITY...700-800 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be 36'' tall to ride

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THE GREAT GASP

A 20-story parachute drop

The Great Gasp

Steel, parachute drop

HEIGHT...225 feet

TOP SPEED...6 mph

RIDE DURATION...30 seconds

# OF PARACHUTES...6 (1-2 people per seat)

CAPACITY...900-1,000 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be 36'' tall to ride

COLORS...White and black

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LOOPING STARSHIP

A shuttle with ever-widening arcs, suspending riders upside down before making several 360-degree circles

The Looping Starship almost in mid-air

 Steel, 360-degree looping ride

 TOP SPEED...???

 RIDE DURATION...3:31 

 NUMBER OF STARSHIPS...1

 RIDER CAPACITY...900 riders per hour

 HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be at least 48'' tall to ride

 COLORS...White and black

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THUNDER RIVER

White water-rafting adventure through roaring rapids!

Thunder River

Water, river rapids

TOP SPEED...11 mph

RIDE DURATION...4 minutes 39 seconds

# OF BOATS...10 (12-passenger circular rafts)

CAPACITY...1,000 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be 48'' tall

DESIGNER...Intamin AG

MANUFACTURER...Intamin AG

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SPLASHWATER FALLS

A water adventure that transports 20-passenger boats over a 50-foot waterfall!

Spashwater Falls big splash!

Water, shoot-the-hooch

HEIGHT...50 feet 

TOP SPEED...17 mph

RIDE DURATION...42 seconds

# OF BOATS...3 (20-passenger boats)

CAPACITY...1,000 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be at least 36'' tall

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THE DEER PARK PLUNGE

Watery ride of rapids and waterfalls reminiscent of Georgia's early logging camps

Water, log flume

HEIGHT...(last hill) 21 feet

TOP SPEED...7 mph

RIDE DURATION...3 minutes 39 seconds

# OF LOGS...8 logs

CAPACITY...900 passengers per hour

HEIGHT RESTRICTION...Must be at least 42'' tall

OTHER THRILLING RIDES:

HANSON CARS- 4-passenger old-style vehicles takes a nice big circle around the RiverView Carousel and has a nice view of Carousel Hill. Also, they are driven by you though, you can only go 3 mph and you have a bar in the middle of the road so you can't get out of the road. Ride presented by Sherwin Williams.

SIX FLAGS RAILROAD- A scenic ride, the Six Flags Railroad completes a giant circle parts of the park and has 2 stations, the Marthasville Station and Rabun Gap Station.

SKY BUCKETS- A quick way of transportation, that goes from the Confederate section to the Lickskillet section and vice versa.

DODGE CITY BUMPER CARS- Demolition style motor cars presented by Speedway. Must be at least 42'' tall to ride
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BUGS BUNNY WORLD- An entire section of rides created especially for children. Favorite attractions include Convoy Grande, Tweety's Clubhouse, Swing Seville, The Little Aviator, Bugs Bunny Playfort, and Santa Maria.
 
CLIFF HANGER- Scale to new heights on this custom built rock climbing wall. There is a nominal fee for this attraction.
 
FEARLESS FREEPS DARE DEVIL DIVE- This attraction hoists flyers to a launch height of over 100 feet. There is a nominal fee for this attraction.
 
GO-KARTS- Get behind the wheel and race against family and friends. Available in single or double go-kart racers. There is a nominal fee for this attraction. 58'' to drive plus 18 years old to drive with passenger 40'' or greater.

2000-2001 FZ, inc. "Thrill Rides" are all at Six Flags Over Georgia and the critism on this page is truely matter of the site's owner opinion. All stats on this page are official unless told otherwise.