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Loch Ness Monster

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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A classic in every aspect, this popular interlocking double-looping roller coaster gives you a peek at Scotland's most infamous "monster." Reaching 13 stories into the air with a 114-foot drop, this "creature" offers a spine-tingling, breathtaking ride at speeds up to 60 mph. The Loch Ness Monster celebrated its 25th anniversary at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in 2003.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1978 Steel Freeform Looping Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
    100
    feet
  • Drop
    114
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    55°
    degrees
  • Length
    3,240
    feet
  • Top Speed
    60
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    2
    upside down elements
  • G-force
    3.5
    G's
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 28 passenger
     

Loch Ness Monster Facts & History

Elements: Two lift hills, Two Vertical Loops, Helix inside tunnel

World's first roller coaster to feature interlocking loops.

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg to ride this roller coaster.

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