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Mighty Canadian Minebuster

Canada's Wonderland

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One of four original roller coasters at Canada's Wonderland. This traditional out and back wooden coaster was modeled after the Shooting Star at Cincinnati's Coney Island. Once an "air-time" machine, Mighty Canadian Mine Buster has unfortunately been modified several times, removing several hills to allow for access to and expansion of the adjacent waterpark.

The roller coaster begins with a ninety degree, right turn off the lift hill followed by an eight-story drop. After racing out and back, the ride concludes with a helix in a dark tunnel before entering the brake run. Sadly, Mighty Canadian Minebuster is a mediocre wood roller coaster by today's standards.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1981 Wood Out and Back Taft, Curtis D. Summers
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    2 minutes, 40 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 30 passenger
  • Train Designer
    Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Mighty Canadian Minebuster Facts & History

Tunnel, Re-profiled

Opening date: May 23, 1981

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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