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This is a dual-track, racing tubular steel roller coaster with a figure-8 layout. Designed by Ron Toomer and built by Arrow Dynamics, Gemini was the tallest roller coaster in the world when it opened. Gemini is unlike most roller coasters since you interact with the riders on the opposing train. Will the red train or blue train finish first? You'll never know, since nearly every ride has a different finish.

Gemini is also notable since it has given more rides than any other roller coaster operating at Cedar Point. Since opening in 1978, more than 80 million guests have ridden Gemini.

See related: Gemini Pictures

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1978 Steel Racer, Figure 8 Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Angle Of Descent
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    2 minutes, 20 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Ride Capacity
    riders per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    6 - 30 passenger
  • Train Designer
    Arrow Dynamics

Gemini Facts & History

Wood structure is approximately 500,000 board feet of Douglas Fir from Washington and Oregon.

Maximum 3 train operation per side.

Estimated cost: $3.4 million

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

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