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The Best Rides at Kings Island

Updated June 8, 2017 4.2k votes 1.1k voters 21.7k views23 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?"
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  • Diamondback1
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    Diamondback

    Kings Island

    Opened In2009-04-18

    Height (m)70.104

    Max Speed (km/h)128.74752

    G Force2.0

    Drop (m)65.532

    Diamondback is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard at Kings Island in... more on Wikipedia
  • Beast2
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    Beast

    Kings Island

    Opened In1979-04-13

    Height (m)34.0

    Max Speed (km/h)104.23721088

    G Force3.1

    Drop (m)43.0

    The Beast is a wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. When it opened in... more on Wikipedia
  • The Italian Job: Turbo Coaster3
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    48

    The Italian Job: Turbo Coaster

    Kings Dominion

    Opened In2005-05-01

    Height (m)16.1544

    Max Speed (km/h)64.37376

    Drop (m)9.4488

    The Backlot Stunt Coaster is a steel launched roller coaster built by Premier Rides at... more on Wikipedia
  • Flight of Fear4
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    Flight of Fear

    Kings Island

    Opened In1996

    Height (m)22.5552

    Max Speed (km/h)96.56064

    G Force4.5

  • The Racer5
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    The Racer

    Kings Island

    Opened In1972-04-29

    Height (m)26.8224

    Max Speed (km/h)98.169984

    G Force5.5

    Drop (m)25.2984

    The Racer is a racing roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Designed by the legendary... more on Wikipedia
  • Bat6
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    69

    Bat

    Kings Island

    Opened In1981-04-21

    Height (m)31.0896

    Max Speed (km/h)54.717696

    G Force3.1

    Drop (m)22.2504

    The Bat was a steel, suspended roller coaster located at Kings Island amusement park in Mason,... more on Wikipedia
  • Vortex7
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    Vortex

    Kings Island

    Opened In1987-04-11

    Height (m)45.1104

    Max Speed (km/h)88.51392

    G Force3.9

    Drop (m)42.0

    Vortex is a steel roller coaster at Kings Island located in Mason, Ohio. Designed and built by... more on Wikipedia
  • Invertigo8
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    61

    Invertigo

    Kings Island

    Opened In1999-04-17

    Ride TypeRoller coaster

    Height (m)48.768

    Max Speed (km/h)80.0

    G Force5.0

    Drop (m)42.0624

    Invertigo is a type of shuttle roller coaster manufactured by Dutch company, Vekoma. It is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
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    Firehawk

    Kings Island

    Opened In2007-05-26

    Height (m)35.052

    Max Speed (km/h)88.51392

    G Force4.3

    Drop (m)24.384

    Firehawk is a steel flying roller coaster built by Vekoma at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. It... more on Wikipedia
  • Adventure Express10
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    Adventure Express

    Kings Island

    Opened In1991-04-13

    Height (m)19.2024

    Max Speed (km/h)56.32704

    G Force3.8

    Adventure Express is a Mine Train roller coaster located at Kings Island amusement park that... more on Wikipedia
  • Top Gun11
    109
    59

    Top Gun

    Kings Island

    Opened In1993-04-09

    Height (m)23.7744

    Max Speed (km/h)82.076544

    G Force2.9

    Drop (m)13.1064

    The Bat, formerly called Flight Deck and Top Gun, is a suspended roller coaster at Kings... more on Wikipedia
  • Son of Beast12
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    Son of Beast

    Kings Island

    Opened In2000-05-26

    Ride TypeRoller coaster

    Height (m)66.4464

    Max Speed (km/h)125.528832

    G Force4.5

    Drop (m)65.0

    Son of Beast was a record-breaking, wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason,... more on Wikipedia
  • Flying Ace Aerial Chase13
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    Flying Ace Aerial Chase

    Kings Island

    Opened In2001

    Max Speed (km/h)41.842944

    G Force2.2

    Flying Ace Aerial Chase is a steel roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio and Carowinds... more on Wikipedia
  • King Cobra14
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    King Cobra

    Kings Island

    Opened In1984

    Height (m)28.956

    Max Speed (km/h)80.4672

    G Force6.7

    Drop (m)27.432

    King Cobra was a TOGO Stand-up roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    68
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    WindSeeker

    Kings Island

    Opened In2011-06-21

    Height (m)92.0

  • Phantom Theater16
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    Phantom Theater

    Kings Island

    Opened In1992

    Ride TypeDark ride

    Phantom Theater was an Omnimover dark ride located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Originally... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    49
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    Demon

    Kings Island

    Opened In1977

    Height (m)17.0688

    Max Speed (km/h)72.42048

    G Force4.0

    Drop (m)14.3256

    The Screamin' Demon was a shuttle loop roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Designed... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    44
    34

    Xtreme Skyflyer

    Paramount's Carowinds

    Opened In1995

    Height (m)45.6

    Drop (m)45.6

    Xtreme Skyflyer is a Skycoaster at several Cedar Fair parks. The Carowinds and Kings Island... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    32
    40

    Bavarian Beetle

    Kings Island

    Opened In1972

    Height (m)10.668

    Max Speed (km/h)32.18688

    G Force4.6

    Drop (m)6.096

  • 20
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    The Great Pumpkin Coaster

    Kings Island

    Opened In1992

  • Fairly Odd Coaster21
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    Fairly Odd Coaster

    Kings Island

    Opened In1972

    Height (m)11.76528

    Max Speed (km/h)56.32704

    Drop (m)9.144

    Woodstock Express is a wooden roller coaster located at Kings Island designed by John C.... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    25
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    Little Bill's Giggle Coaster

    Kings Island

    Opened In1992

    Height (m)2.4384

    Max Speed (km/h)12.874752

    Drop (m)1.524

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    Scooby's Ghoster Coaster

    Kings Island

    Opened In1998

    Max Speed (km/h)12.874752

    G Force1.0

    Scooby's Ghoster Coaster was a suspended roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Opened... more on Wikipedia