Orbit (California's Great America)

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California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Coordinates 37°23′50″N 121°58′18″W / 37.397283°N 121.971586°W / 37.397283; -121.971586
Status Operating since May 20, 1976
Height restriction 54 inches
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Enterprise
Capacity 42 per cycle

Orbit is an Enterprise built by German manufacturer Schwarzkopf currently located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA.

The ride in 2019


The attraction opened with the park in 1976 and was originally named Orleans Orbit. The name was later changed to just Orbit. For the 2021 season, Orbit was repainted and refurbished with new 1950s details added.[1]


  1. Messinger, Danny (October 27, 2020). "All these improvements will leave your head spinning". California's Great America. Retrieved October 27, 2020.

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