How to Ride Kingda Ka

Planning to ride Kingda Ka? It's the world's tallest with a 418 foot (127.4 m) drop, and second fastest, at 128 mph (206 km/h), roller coaster. Do you want to enjoy the ride? Do you want to brag to others afterwards? Like any other roller coaster, there's really nothing to it, once you get on the ride.


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    Find someone you feel comfortable with to go on with you if possible.
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    Put all the seatbelts on and pull restraint down and find something you'd feel comfortable holding onto during the ride. If you're having trouble with the seatbelts, wait for the ride operators to help you.
    • leave any loose items in the care of a friend back on the ground. A ride like this will shake loose hats, sandals, sunglasses, cellphones, etc. Loose items can be dangerous to yourself and other riders.
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    Relax, take deep breaths before the ride begins. Also, brace yourself. Kingda Ka is extremely fast. When you think about it too much, your stomach gets upset, therefore, you feel like you need to get out of line for nothing.
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    Hold on tight when the ride begins or throw your hands UP!
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    Enjoy the ride of your life!


  • The ride begins exactly 5 seconds after the hiss of the breaks.
  • Make sure you're securely buckled before the ride begins.
  • Hold on tight if needed.
  • Just relax.
  • If you feel that you have to, close your eyes. Try not to though, after you realise you enjoyed the ride you will be upset you didn't experience everything.


  • This ride is very scary but once you have ridden it, you feel very accomplished and you can brag to all of your friends that, "You rode the tallest and fastest roller coaster on Earth!"
  • Don't force anybody to go on a ride like this one, including yourself.
  • This ride isn't for you if you're afraid of roller coasters or heights.

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