Kings Island Amusement Park is an amusement park located in Mason city, about 20 miles northeast of Cincinnati, USA. The theme park is a home to the legendary Beast ride and other unique roller coasters. Many of them are tucked away in the beautiful surrounding woods.
Thrill rides include Drop Zone, Flight of Fear, The Beast, Tomb Raider, Son of Beast, and more. The Drop Zone, the world's tallest free-fall tower, invites guests to plunge into 26 stories from the height of 96 m straight down at speeds of about 100 kmph. The Flight of Fear is a coast catapulting riders from 0 to 96 kmph in just 4 seconds. This ride can make you face your darkest fears on the world's first linear induction launch coaster.
The Beast is reputed to be the world's tallest, longest and fastest wooden roller coaster with a twin helix. Don't miss your chance to feel the grip of The Beast named the best wooden roller coaster in the world. The Tomb Raider ride allows you to descend into an ancient tomb. Hurtling through the darkness, you will come face-to-face with glistening, razor-sharp stalactites and red-hot lava pits.
The Son of Beast is the tallest, fastest and only looping wooden roller coaster on the planet. It will send you screaming down its 65-m hill at speeds over 125 kmph. Then the Son of Beast will send you soaring through a 36-m tall loop over 2.145 m of twisted wooden coaster track for the ride of your life.
But despite all of these thrill rides, Kings Island Amusement Park is much more than a park just for thrill seekers. Family Rides include Adventure Express, Congo Falls, Whitewater Canyon, and others.
The Adventure Express is a mine train exciting enough for adults and mild enough for kids. The Congo Falls features splashing action with a 13-m waterfall and rapids. The Whitewater Canyon is a whitewater rafting expedition on a six-person raft. Kids will enjoy numerous rides and attractions including Rugrats Runaway Reptar, Beastie, Wild Thornberrys River Adventure.
The Rugrats Runaway Reptar is a suspended kids' coaster with dinosaurs. The Beastie is a scaled-down version of the legendary Beast coaster. The Wild Thornberrys River Adventure is a jungle ride with elephants, crocs and river falls. Families with kids will be interested in Nickelodeon Universe, a new Mecca of family fun. Kings Island Amusement Park has also got a water park with over 50 water activities including tube speed slides, lagoons for surfing, and waterfalls in a tropical setting.
Kings Island tickets are available at the gate. Kids aged 2 and under are admitted free. Child/Senior (aged 3-6 or 60+) and Adult (ageâ 7- 59) Single Day Admission is offered at the price of about 30 USD and 35 USD correspondingly. The park draws about 3.5 million visitors a year, and so it is one of the highest rated and most successful American theme parks. Kings Island Amusement Park offers year-round fun for the entire family. With over 80 world class rides and attractions, Kings Island Amusement Park is an exciting place for kids, teens and adults.