Samurai (Thorpe Park)

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Samurai at Thorpe Park
Thorpe Park
Location Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK
Coordinates 51°24′09″N 0°30′45″W / 51.402442°N 0.512548°W / 51.402442; -0.512548
Status Operating since 2004
Rider height 140 cm minimum
Chessington World of Adventures
Location Chessington, Greater London, England, UK
Operated 1999 to 2003
Manufacturer Mondial
Product Top Scan
Capacity 30 per cycle
Area 22 metres × 22 metres
Power consumption 200kW
Height 20 metres

Samurai is a Top Scan located at Thorpe Park in Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK.


The attraction first opened in 1999 at Chessington World of Adventures.[1] It was closed in 2003 and moved to the nearby Thorpe Park for the 2004 season. During the relocation the red and black colour scheme was replaced with a mostly blue one. In 2024, the ride’s 20th/25th birthday, the ride’s colour scheme was returned to red and black.


  1. "Article clipped from The Daily Telegraph". The Daily Telegraph. 1999-03-20. p. 170. Retrieved 2024-04-28.
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