“Zumanjaro,” the newest and steepest drop coaster, also named “Drop of Doom” will debut in New Jersey’s Six Flags Great Adventure this coming Memorial Day will be considered, world’s largest plunging coaster.
The new drop coaster, currently under construction will boast a 90 mile per hour drop in 10 seconds, and will stand at 415 feet, making it not the country’s largest, but the world’s largest drop amusement ride.
Six Flags Great Adventure located in Jackson, New Jersey attracts many amusement park enthusiasts from the New York Tri-State as well as amusement park lovers from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New England and Washington D.C.
The Drop of Doom will be situated next to Great Adventure’s iconic ride, “Kind da Ka,” which was introduced as world’s “tallest” and “fastest” roller coaster back in 2005.
Zumanjaro should be completed and ready for the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day, 2014. The Drop of Doom ride will be a drop tower with three vehicles and will allow for eight riders per vehicle.
According to Great Adventure’s Park President, Zumanjaro will leave riders to pause for a few terrifying moments, 41 stories high, topping and doubling the size of New York’s Statue of Liberty, from there ride drops in an instant.
So if you are a roller coaster and amusement park fanatic or thrill seeker, Zumanjaro is the ride to get on this summer.