Worlds of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64161
This park opened in 1973.
Rides and Pastimes...
Zambezi Zinger (1973)
This 2100 foot Anton Schwarzkopf features an electrically powered spiral
lift. The ride features a series of hills and steep banks (up to 55
degrees) with a top speed of 40 miles per hour as it speeds along the
terrain. Because of its sharp tree-top turns and its integrating in to
the surrounding lands, This ride is especially intense at night.
Orient Express (1980)
Arrow Dynamics brings you the world's first Kamikaze Kurve (boomerang),
turning passengers upside down twice in thirteen seconds. The first drop
is 115 feet high at fifty five degrees. The ride is 3470 feet long with
a top speed of 65 miles per hour and a total ride time of two minutes and
thirty seconds with five drops. This ride features a 100 foot long tunnel
and a reported maximum G-force of 3.5.
Timber Wolf (1989)
The ten story woodie is from Curtis D. Summers and features a 95 foot
first drop. It reaches a top speed of 53 miles per hour over its two
and a half minute journey during its 4230 feet worth of track. The ride
features hairpin turns and an unusual 560 degree helix.
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