2014 Spring Season Pass

Thrill Rides

 
WindSeeker
Level 4 - High Thrill
WindSeeker
WindSeeker! towers above the earth, tearing through clouds and anyone who claims they aren’t afraid of heights. Somewhere between the stratosphere and having a blast, you’ll realize this is no tall tale, it’s WindSeeker.
Height Requirement: 52 inches
Southern Star
Level 4 - High Thrill
Southern Star
A giant looping Viking ship that swings backward and forward, then turns a series of two complete loops, suspending riders upside down 80 feet in the air. Riders experience sudden speed changes and controlled freefall as the ship swings through its 360-degree cycle.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Carolina Cyclone
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Carolina Cyclone
A steel coaster that spins guests through four consecutive 360 degree loops and a 450 degree uphill helix.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Drop Tower
Level 4 - High Thrill
Drop Tower
Strap into an open car and lift 160 feet into the air at a speed of 16 feet per second. Feel the tension build as you’re held for a few seconds, and then dropped all the way down on a 100-foot, 56 mph freefall—all in complete safety. Just 60 feet above the ground, the ride’s magnetic braking system saves you from gravity.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Carolina Cobra
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Carolina Cobra
Carowinds introduces a new species to the Carolinas, with the introduction of the Carolina Cobra. This 125-foot tall towering twisting serpent will send riders speeding through three inversions, including a cobra roll and a 360-degree loop - both forward and then again backwards.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Rip Cord
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Rip Cord
Take on this action-packed adventure and get hoisted 153 feet in the air, then pull a ripcord that plunges you into a 50-foot free fall flight at 60 m.p.h. You will experience the soaring thrill of hang gliding coupled with the suspense of skydiving. This is a pay-per-experience attraction.

Extra charge attraction.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Intimidator
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Intimidator
The tallest, fastest, and longest coaster in the Southeast!
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Hurler
Level 4 - High Thrill
Hurler
A wooden rollercoaster that sends guests on a 50-m.p.h. lightning-speed ride.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Scream Weaver
Level 4 - High Thrill
Scream Weaver
A large wheel with interconnected gondolas spins horizontally before tilting into a vertical position, sending riders into an upside down orbit.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Carolina Goldrusher
Level 4 - High Thrill
Carolina Goldrusher
This wooden mine train rollercoaster takes you on a harrowing adventure.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Nighthawk
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Nighthawk
The Carolina's only flying coaster soars riders through eight inversions, most while flying facedown, zooming toward the ground and turning skyward just in time for the next inversion.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Afterburn
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Afterburn
32-passenger, inverted steel coaster with floorless cars suspended below the track. Takes guests on six inversions including a space drop, a vertical loop, an immelman, a batwing, a flat spin and finally into a spiral.
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Ricochet
Level 4 - High Thrill
Ricochet
A "Wild Mouse" rollercoaster featuring 17 curves that will drop, twist, bank and curl riders throughout the 1200 ft-long track.
Height Requirement: 44 inches
Thunder Road
Level 4 - High Thrill
Thunder Road
Twin-racing rollercoasters that take you through two U.S. states - North and South Carolina.
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Vortex
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Vortex
This stand-up rollercoaster takes you on a 50-m.p.h. series of fun-filled loops and dramatic drops.
Height Requirement: 54 inches