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Carolina Cobra


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Go upside down six times in just under two minutes on the Carolina Cobra roller coaster. The track on this "Boomerang" roller coaster does not form a complete circuit, so therefore the train shuttles both forwards and backward during the ride. Between the two 116-foot lift hills is 875-feet of track that is twisted into three inverting elements - a "boomerang" or cobra roll double inversion and a "vertical loop".

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2009 Steel Boomerang, Multielement Shuttle Vekoma International

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 116 feet
  • G-force: 5.2 G's
  • Height: 116 feet
  • Inversions: 6
  • Length: 875 feet
  • Trains: 1 - 28 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 48 seconds
  • Top Speed: 48 mph
  • Train Mfg: Vekoma

Carolina Cobra Facts & History

2009 – Head Spin relocated from Geauga Lake and renamed Carolina Cobra. Seven-car train replaced.

Inversions: Boomerang, Vertical Loop

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

Ride capacity: 760 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Carowinds to ride this roller coaster.

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