Backyardigans Mission To Mars

Roller coaster in Germany
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The Backyardigans: Mission To Mars
Movie Park Germany
Location Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Coordinates 51°37′11″N 6°58′34″E / 51.619661°N 6.975985°E / 51.619661; 6.975985
Park section Nickland
Status Operating since 1996
Rider height
  • Minimum: 90 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 135 cm
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Family Coaster (207m)
Type Steel
Riders per train 16
Hourly capacity 780
Propulsion Tyre propelled lift
Area 27 metres × 45 metres
Height 8.5 metres
Top speed 34.9 km/h
Length 207 metres
Inversions 0
Rocket Rider Rollercoaster in 2005

The Backyardigans: Mission To Mars is a Vekoma roller coaster located at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The ride is themed after the television series The Backyardigans from Nickelodeon. It is part of the Nickland section of the park. It was known under the names of Coyote und Roadrunner's Actherbahn and Rocket Rider Rollercoaster prior to its 2008 retheme.



Colour scheme

Red track and white supports. The ride opened with brown track, the supports where hidden in rockwork at this time. It was repainted to blue track and white track when becoming the Backyardigans. It would be repainted to its current scheme in between the 2023 Halloween and Christmas seasons.


Single train with 8 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 16 riders per train.

External links

Articles on Movie Park Germany