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Rider Height and Safety

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Rider Height and Safety
Rider Height and Safety

Rider Height and Safety

How the Rides Measure Up.

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Rider Height and Safety Guide

At Carowinds, we have plenty of exciting rides and shows for everyone, and we are proud to have earned one of the best safety records in the industry. We are committed to providing our guests with a safe environment and enjoyable day. For additional information on our rides, please download our Guest Assistance Guide.

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Thrill Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride 

54 Inches  (81" Maximum)

Fury 325

Afterburn

Drop Tower

Intimidator

Nighthawk

Scream Weaver

Vortex

52 Inches

WindSeeker

48 Inches

SlingShot

Carolina Cobra

Carolina Goldrusher

Carolina Cyclone

Hurler

Rip Cord (pay attraction)

Family Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride


48 Inch (76" Maximum) 

Dodg'ems

Southern Star 

Yo-Yo

46 Inch

Rip Roarin' Rapids

44 Inch

Ricochet 44" - 54" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

36 Inch

Scrambler 36" - 48" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Other

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 3Z Arena - 48" must be able to sit upright and straddle the motion-based seats.

Boo Blasters on Boo Hill Must be able to sit upright - Under 46" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Carolina Skytower Under 46" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Note: A responsible person is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 16 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Planet Snoopy Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride 

44 Inch

Flying Ace Aerial Chase 44" - 54" Must be assisted on & off ride - 76" Maximum

40 Inch

PEANUTS Pirates 40" - 48" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Woodstock Express 40" - 46" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

36 Inch

Charlie Brown's Wind Up 54" Maximum

Lucy’s Crabbie Cabbie 36" - 40" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Snoopy vs Red Baron 54" Maximum

Woodstock Gliders 36" - 44" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Other

Character Carousel Under 46" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Flying Ace Balloon Race Must be able to sit upright - Under 48" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Snoopy’s Junction Under 46" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Snoopy’s Space Race Must be able to sit upright - 54" Maximum

Snoopy's Yacht Club Must be able to sit upright

Woodstock Whirlybirds Must be able to sit upright - Under 42" Must be accompanied by a supervising companion

Note: A Supervising Companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.