The 10 Highest Rides!
The 10 Highest Rides!
Prater Turm, Giant Ferries Wheel or Freifallturm? Here are the 10 highest rides in the Wiener Wurstelprater!
#1 ⋆ Prater Turm
Fancy a carousel ride high up in the sky? Hell yeah! The Prater Turm (Prater Tower) is the highest attraction in the Wurstelprater! With a height of 117 metres, it was the highest chain carousel in the world until 2013. Whether it’s a first date or a ride with friends, you’re bound to get butterflies in your tummy!
#2 ⋆ Ejection Seat
With the Ejection Seat, you will reach a height of over 110 metres! You get catapulted into the air at 14 metres per second while the ejection seat rotates. Conclusion: The ultimate adrenaline kick!
#3 ⋆ Wiener Freifallturm
This gigantic Freefall Tower in the Wurstelprater is 90 metres high. At first you go high up until you are about to shout: “Stop!” But don’t worry, you will go back down again – at free-fall speed. A real thrill!
#4 ⋆ Wiener Riesenrad
At 64.75 metres of height, the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel is the fourth highest ride in the Wurstelprater. Built in 1897, it was the highest Ferris Wheel in the world from 1920 to 1985. It is a famous Viennese landmark and a popular Viennese tourist attraction.
#5 ⋆ Space Shot
The “Prater rocket” Space Shot takes you up to a height of 60 metres. First you go up at 90 kilometres per hour and then you free-fall back down.
#5 ⋆ The King
This 60-metre high ride is like a giant propeller that carries you high into the air. The King is fairly new to the Wurstelprater and is a definite must for all daredevils among you!
#7 ⋆ Blumenrad
At a height of 45 metres, the Blumenrad (Flower Wheel) with its rotating gondolas is quite a relaxing ride. You can enjoy the view over the whole Wurstelprater and, in fine weather, over the beautiful city of Vienna!
#8 ⋆ Black Mamba
You want to reach for the sky? On a snakes’ tail? The Black Mamba will help you with that. The adventurous ride swings you through the air at 80 kilometres per hour. An experience you won’t soon forget!
#9 ⋆ Tornado
With 25 metres of height, the Tornado is the highest swing in Austria! Fear of heights? Out of place. This swing has room for four people – fly together with your friends at breathtaking heights!
#10 ⋆ Volare
Volare, oooh! Yes, at a height of 23 metres and in lying position, you will go tingly all over. Volare lets you fly head first to the top of the rollercoaster and back down again – for 420 metres. Review: Superman is calling!