Every summer adrenaline junkies and thrill-seekers from around the world descend on the world’s best theme parks to try out the new rides and revisit the old ones. The start of summer sees new roller coasters pop up ever year and 2013 is no different.
Theme parks across the globe have been working steadily through the winter to bring bigger, scarier and faster rides to their customers this summer. So without further adieu, here are the top 5 new rides for 2013!
This new roller coaster in Abu Dhabi is a mark above the rest, being the only ride in the world to include water bombs attached to each seat. If giant dips and fast speeds weren’t enough, this ride will not only leave your heart pumping, but have you completely soaked also!
Over in Denmark a new ride has popped up which is based on the Mayan temples. The Jewel, or Nyhed Juvelen, takes passengers on a jungle journey through waterfalls and mixed terrain for the ultimate thrill.
With a name like The Storm, this new roller coaster in Sicily is bound to impress. This crazy coaster features a 70-degree drop and a track that twists 360-degrees throughout the ride.
Batman: The Ride
Comic book fanatics and adrenaline junkies alike will be delighted to hear the Batman ride in Illinois has been newly updated for 2013. The recharged ride now takes passengers on a backwards journey through crazy loops and heart stopping dips - a must for those on holiday in the USA this year.
Last on the list is the superfast and super-awesome Breath Taker ride in Istanbul. The Breath Taker, or Nefeskesen, reaches 68 mph in a stomach churning three seconds flat!
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