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Family Rides & Family Attractions

Carowinds is home to an exciting lineup of family fun. With new family rides and attractions like Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena, Zephyr, Rock ‘N’ Roller and Do-Si-Do to classics like Carolina Skytower and Dodg’ems – there’s something for everyone at the place where the Carolinas come together.

Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: 3Z Arena
Plants vs. Zombies™ Garden Warfare 3Z Arena is the world’s first intra-active 3-D attraction. Guests are immersed in the Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 universe and compete in an epic battle to find the golden gnome.
Height Requirement: 48'
Boo Blasters on Boo Hill
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Boo Blasters on Boo Hill
We need your help! Climb aboard one of our interactive Boo Blaster cars and challenge your friends to see who can capture the most ghosts!
Height Requirement: 42 inches
Scrambler
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Scrambler
Give this amusement park classic a whirl.
Height Requirement: 36 inches
Carolina Skytower
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Carolina Skytower
Air-conditioned cabin travels up the 262-foot tower, allowing guests a birds-eye-view of the entire theme park and uptown Charlotte.
Height Requirement: 46 inches (Under 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Rip Roarin’ Rapids
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Rip Roarin’ Rapids
Take the family on a white water rafting expedition as you navigate down a rugged river course in a 6-person raft. You're sure to get wet!
Height Requirement: 46 inches
Yo Yo
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Yo Yo
Take a high-flying twirl with the family on an amusement park classic.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Dodg’ems: Presented by Marathon
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Dodg’ems: Presented by Marathon
Take a ride on a classic bumper car attraction.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Zephyr
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Zephyr
This classic family swing ride will suspend guests as the ride rotates in a circular, wavelike motion – all while serving up some breathtaking views of the new County Fair and the rest of the park.
Height Requirement: 48"
Rock 'N' Roller
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Rock 'N' Roller
A staple of any County Fair, the Rock ‘N’ Roller is a fast-paced circular ride that will rock n’ roll you around and around, up and down as high-energy tunes and spectacular lighting complement this awesome experience.
Height Requirement: “52 to ride unless accompanied by a supervising companion; max height “78.
Do-Si-Do
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Do-Si-Do
This super-fun spiraling adventure will send guests flying through the air and gliding up, down and around as three giant arms rotate riders in different directions – all while increasing speed and elevation.
Height Requirement: “42 to ride, guests under 54” must be accompanied by a supervising companion.