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Vikingar

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

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Most would not consider this to be a roller coaster. Vikingar was a wooden, side-friction, shoot-the-chutes water coaster. Once a very common ride, it was rare with it opened at Blackpool Pleasure Beach after being relocated from Belle Vue Park in 1979. It operated continuously from 1980 until 2000, and for two more season in 2002 and 2003.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1980 Wood Water Coaster, Side-Friction

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Height: 70 feet
  • Trains: 7 - 6 passenger

Vikingar Facts

2006 – Removed from the park

2003 – Final season of operation

2001 – Standing-but-not-operating (SBNO)

1979 – Relocated to Blackpool Pleasure Beach and renamed

1957 - 1979 – Giant Water Chute operated at Belle Vue Park

Individual car has three rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Where to Coast

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