Looping Star (Rand Show)

Roller coaster in South Africa
Looping Star
The roller coaster in 2006. It has since been repainted.
Rand Show
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Coordinates 26°14′27″S 27°59′02″E / 26.240738°S 27.983821°E / -26.240738; 27.983821
Status Operating since 6 April 2012
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Silverarrow
Type Steel
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions 1

Looping Star is a steel roller coaster located at Rand Show in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.


The ride debuted in 1979, when it travelled in Germany and was operated by showman Robrahn. It was called Silber Pfiel.[1]

The roller coaster was sold and moved to Africa, where it travelled as Looping Star.[2] Since 2012, it has been set up at the Rand Show. It was repainted in 2015 or 2016.



The ride has a single vertical loop, which also has track passing through the center of it. It finishes with a helix.


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


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