See What It's Like to Ride Six Flags' New 41-Story 'Drop of Doom'

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Riders on Six Flags Great Adventure's Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom

Theme Park Review

updated 07/21/2014 AT 02:45 PM EDT

originally published 07/21/2014 AT 11:55 AM EDT

Height-o-phobes beware: Six Flags Great Adventure's new ride is your worst enemy.

It's a 41-story tower drop that sends riders plummeting 415 feet towards the ground at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. Are you sold yet?

The ride's full name is Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom, and it's connected to the 45-story Kingda Ka roller coaster – the tallest and fastest in the world, by the way – which allows for the terrifying moment when riders on Zumanjaro are confronted with Kingda Ka trains hurtling towards them (at 128 miles per hour!) on a nearby track as they're strapping in.

Riders ascend to the top of the three Zumanjaro towers in approximately 30 seconds, pause 41 stories in the air – which is taller than Big Ben and twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty – before plunging to the ground in under 10 seconds.



So named for the African influences of Safari Off Road Adventure, the attraction that combined Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari into the world's largest theme park in 2013, the Drop of Doom was named the No. 3 most thrilling ride in the U.S. recently by USA Today.

It'll be a great stop after you've hit the world's largest water slide...


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