Amusement Rides The Best Rides at Kings Island  

Reference List
4.3k votes 909 voters 19.2k views 23 items

List of the best rides at Kings Island, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Kings Island attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Kings Island tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Kings Island enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Kings Island to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Kings Island. Are you one of those people that doesn't like Son of Beast or Vortex? Then vote those things down to have your voice heard.

List rides include Beast, The Racer and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rides at Kings Island?"
list ordered by

1
318 65
Diamondback is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Diamondback Kings Island Diamondback is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States. The ride is located in Rivertown just behind International Street and ...more

2
331 76
Beast is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Kings Island The Beast is a wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. When it opened in the spring of 1979 in the Rivertown section of the park, it was the longest, tallest, and fastest ...more

3
210 71
Flight of Fear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Flight of Fear Kings Island

4
225 88
The Racer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
The Racer Kings Island The Racer is a racing roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Designed by the legendary John C. Allen, The Racer is often recognized with being a vital part of the roller coaster ...more

5
179 61
Firehawk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Firehawk Kings Island Firehawk is a steel flying roller coaster built by Vekoma at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. It originally opened as X-Flight at Six Flags Worlds of Adventure on May 26, 2001. Cedar Fair purchased ...more

6
228 96
Vortex is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Vortex Kings Island Vortex is a steel roller coaster at Kings Island located in Mason, Ohio. Designed and built by Arrow Dynamics at a cost of $4 million, the ride officially opened to the public on April 11, 1987. ...more

7
109 29
The Italian Job: Turbo Coaster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
The Italian Job: Turbo Coaster Kings Dominion The Backlot Stunt Coaster is a steel launched roller coaster built by Premier Rides at Canada's Wonderland, Kings Dominion and Kings Island. All three had similar themes revolving around the ...more

8
158 65
Bat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Bat Kings Island The Bat was a steel, suspended roller coaster located at Kings Island amusement park in Mason, Ohio. Designed by Arrow Development, the ride was billed as the first and only suspended roller ...more

9
153 71
Adventure Express is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Adventure Express Kings Island Adventure Express is a Mine Train roller coaster located at Kings Island amusement park that opened in 1991. The ride is located in the Oktoberfest section of Kings Island near Outer Hank's and ...more

10
141 63
Invertigo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Kings Island Invertigo is a type of shuttle roller coaster manufactured by Dutch company, Vekoma. It is a variation on their traditional Boomerang design.

11
107 51
Flying Ace Aerial Chase is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Flying Ace Aerial Chase Kings Island Flying Ace Aerial Chase is a steel roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio and Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina. The ride is a Suspended Family Coaster built by Vekoma designed ...more

12
124 65
Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Top Gun Kings Island The Bat, formerly called Flight Deck and Top Gun, is a suspended roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Built by Arrow Dynamics, the ride was known as Top Gun when it opened in 1993. It ...more

13
99 47
King Cobra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
King Cobra Kings Island King Cobra was a TOGO Stand-up roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. It was the first in the world to be designed from the ground up as a stand-up roller coaster. Other stand-up ...more

14
111 60
Son of Beast is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Son of Beast Kings Island Son of Beast was a record-breaking, wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Built and designed by the now defunct Roller Coaster Corporation of America, it opened to the ...more

15
77 47
WindSeeker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
WindSeeker Kings Island

16
75 50
Scooby's Ghoster Coaster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Scooby's Ghoster Coaster Kings Island Scooby's Ghoster Coaster was a suspended roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Opened in 1998, it was billed as the first suspended roller coaster in the United States designed for ...more

17
70 46
Phantom Theater is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Phantom Theater Kings Island Phantom Theater was an Omnimover dark ride located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Originally opened in 1972 as a dark boat ride called Enchanted Voyage, the ride was later converted to an ...more

18
64 47
Fairly Odd Coaster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Fairly Odd Coaster Kings Island Woodstock Express is a wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island designed by John C. Allen. It is located in the children's rides area of the park known as Planet Snoopy. The coaster has ...more

19
59 44
Demon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Demon Kings Island The Screamin' Demon was a shuttle loop roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Designed by Arrow Development, it opened in 1977 as one of the first looping roller coasters in the United ...more

20
35 24
Xtreme Skyflyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Xtreme Skyflyer Paramount's Carowinds Xtreme Skyflyer is a Skycoaster at several Cedar Fair parks. The Carowinds and Kings Island models opened in 1995, while the Canada's Wonderland and Kings Dominion models opened in 1996 followed ...more

21
47 51
The Great Pumpkin Coaster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
The Great Pumpkin Coaster Kings Island

22
38 46
Bavarian Beetle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Bavarian Beetle Kings Island

23
34 56
Little Bill's Giggle Coaster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rides at Kings Island
Little Bill's Giggle Coaster Kings Island