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In August 2010, Dreamworld announced that it would be flipping the car around backwards and a {{Foot|676}} tunnel would be added. The ride reopened only a few weeks later. The name changed from Tower of Terror to Tower of Terror II.
 
In August 2010, Dreamworld announced that it would be flipping the car around backwards and a {{Foot|676}} tunnel would be added. The ride reopened only a few weeks later. The name changed from Tower of Terror to Tower of Terror II.
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On {{date|October 24, 2019}}, it was announced that the ride would be closing permanently on {{date|November 3, 2019}}.
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
 
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[[Category:Reverse Freefall Coaster]]
 
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Revision as of 17:23, 24 October 2019

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roller coaster
Tower of Terror II
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Dreamworld
Location Coomera, Queensland, Australia
Status Operating
Operated January 23, 1997 to November 3, 2019
Cost A$16,000,000
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel - Launched - Shuttle
Model / product Reverse Freefall Coaster
Riders per train 16
Propulsion LSM launch
Height115 metres
Drop100 metres
Top speed160.9 km/h
Length376.4 metres
Inversions0
Steepest drop90°
Duration0:28
G-force4.5 g
Weightlesness time: 6.5 s - HELP
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Tower of Terror II is a launched shuttle roller coaster located at Dreamworld in Queensland, Australia. It is currently the 5th fastest roller coaster in the world. Tower of Terror II is one of only two Reverse Freefall Coaster designed by Intamin (the other being Superman: Escape From Krypton at Six Flags Magic Mountain).

History

The attraction opened on January 23, 1997.[1] In February, the top speed was verified as a record-breaking 100 mph.[2]

In August 2010, Dreamworld announced that it would be flipping the car around backwards and a 676 foot tunnel would be added. The ride reopened only a few weeks later. The name changed from Tower of Terror to Tower of Terror II.

On October 24, 2019, it was announced that the ride would be closing permanently on November 3, 2019.

Design

Elements

Trains

Single car. Riders are arranged 4 across in 4 rows for a total of 16 riders per car.

References

Tallest roller coaster
January 1997 - March 1997
Preceded by
Fujiyama
Tallest roller coaster
January 1997 - March 1997
Succeeded by
Superman: The Escape
Tallest roller coaster drop
January 1997 - May 2003
Preceded by
Fujiyama
Tallest roller coaster drop
January 1997 - May 2003
Succeeded by
Top Thrill Dragster
Fastest roller coaster
January 1997 - December 2001
Preceded by
Fujiyama
Fastest roller coaster
January 1997 - December 2001
Succeeded by
Dodonpa