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Canada's Wonderland

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Arrow Dynamics designed Vortex with special trains that are suspended from an overhead steel track. Unlike an inverted coaster, the individual cars on this coaster are designed to swing from side-to-side throughout the ride. Vortex begins with a nine-story lift rising into the mountain in the middle of Canada's Wonderland. The coaster delivers intense G-forces and finishes with an impressive helix over a pond.

Related: See Vortex Review for pictures.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1991 Steel Suspended, Freeform Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 86 feet
  • Height: 90 feet
  • Length: 2,361 feet
  • Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 36 seconds
  • Top Speed: 55 mph
  • Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Vortex Facts

Train has six cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Canada's Wonderland to ride this roller coaster.

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