Hurricane (Myrtle Beach Pavilion)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Myrtle Beach Pavilion
Location Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 6, 2000 to September 30, 2006
Cost $6,000,000
Replaced Corkscrew
Manufacturer Custom Coasters International
Designer / calculations Dennis McNulty
Type Wooden - Hybrid
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 101.5 feet
Drop 100 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 3800 feet
Inversions 0
Drop angle 53°
Duration 2:00
G-Force 3
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Riders per train 24

Hurricane was a wooden hybrid roller coaster that was located at Myrtle Beach Pavilion in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA. It operated from 2000 to 2006.


Hurricane officially opened on May 6, 2000.

On September 30, 2006, Myrtle Beach Pavilion closed to the public.[1] Demolition of Hurricane began in early 2007.[2] While Hurricane was scrapped, Kings Island bought the trains and used them for Son of Beast starting in the 2007 season.[3]




6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.


  1. "Myrtle Beach Pavilion to Close".
  2. "Demolition of Hurricane Roller Coaster Begins At Pavilion". Ultimate Rollercoaster.
  3. "20 in 2020: Hurricane: Category Five at the Myrtle Beach Pavilion". Coaster101. July 22, 2020. Retrieved January 14, 2022.

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