about it I haven't been on that many powered coasters. I've done over 200
coasters, yet I'm struggling to think of 10 powered coasters I've done, I
would have thought I'd done more. It was a close contest to which is best
between the mine trains at Alton Towers and Europa Park, now this has given
me a clear winner.
first glance you think it might struggle. It's not set in a themed area like
most major powered coasters I've done. Instead it's set over a large are of
lake, sharing some space with one of the parks log flumes. It's interesting
to note that all of my top 3 powered coasters share their space with a water
What this ride has over other powered coasters is sheer scale. The open lake
allows it to reach it's thrilling top speed and maintain it for a prolonged
period of time. Being in a large open area over a lake adds a sense of drama
to proceedings, which helps create a thrilling experience unrivalled by any
other powered coaster. Normally a powered coaster is a ride I like to do if
there's time, but won't feel to disappointed if I have to skip. This though
is a ride I would prioritise if I was visiting the park.