Bat (Canada's Wonderland)

Roller coaster in Canada
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Canada's Wonderland
Location Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°50′37″N 79°32′36″W / 43.843605°N 79.543270°W / 43.843605; -79.543270
Park section Medieval Faire
Status Operating since 1987
Rider height 122 cm minimum
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product Boomerang
Type Steel - Shuttle
Track layout Boomerang
Hourly capacity 760
Propulsion Catch car lift hill
Chain lift hill
Area 88 metres × 30 metres
Height 35.5 metres
Top speed 75.6 km/h
Length 285 metres
Track inversions 3
Rider inversions 6
Duration 1:48
G-Force 5.2
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Riders per train 28

The Bat is a steel shuttle roller coaster located at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.[1] Opened in 1987, it is a Boomerang installation from Vekoma. Its train was originally one of three from Dragon Fyre, another of the park's roller coasters.


See Boomerang (Vekoma product)


When the ride begins, the train is pulled backwards up the catch car lift hill, then dropped through the loading station and into a cobra roll and then one vertical loop. At the end of this cycle the train is pulled up the lift hill at the end of the track, then dropped once again allowing the train to go back through the design backwards.

Colour schemes

The Bat originally had red track with black supports. During the 2008 season, The Bat's supports were painted orange. As of the 2019 season, the colour scheme has been switched back to the original red track with black supports.


Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train. The Bat's train was originally one of three from Dragon Fyre, an Arrow Dynamics looping coaster. This is because this coaster only ever used two of its trains, so the third one was moved to The Bat, presumably to save time buying a new train. The trains were built by Arrow Dynamics.



External links

  • Bat on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

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