Flying Fish - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Flying Fish
The Flying Fish is a powered steel roller coaster located at Thorpe Park in Surrey. The ride was known as Space Station Zero upon opening in 1984, until being moved outdoors in 1990. It was removed in 2005 to make way for Stealth, but reinstalled in a different location two years later.
Attractions Near Flying Fish
Thorpe Park Resort
0.11km from Flying Fish
THORPE PARK Resort is ‘An Island Like No Other’ and the must-visit UK destination to scream louder, laugh harder and share endless fun. Enjoy over 30 thrilling rides, attractions and live events like ANGRY BIRDS LAND or the UK’s first winged rollercoaster THE SWARM. Make sure to also check in and chill at the fin-tastic THORPE SHARK Hotel – a unique sleepover experience featuring bite-sized rooms that sleep up-to four people.
The Walking Dead: The Ride
0.15km from Flying Fish
The Walking Dead: The Ride is the world’s first roller coaster themed around the global TV phenomenon. It was themed around a rave and had the strapline "Ride on a wave of light and sound" — when it was titled X — but currently The Walking Dead: The Ride's slogan is “Those who ride, survive”. It is a complete transformation of the former roller coaster X with all new theming and effects throughout, including a pre-show, walkthrough and live actors.
0.16km from Flying Fish
Stealth is a launched roller coaster in the Amity area of Thorpe Park located in Surrey, England. This rollercoaster designed by Intamin of Switzerland for £12 million, the Accelerator Coaster model opened in 2006, a year after another Accelerator, Rita, opened at sister park Alton Towers. It reaches a height of 62.5 metres and accelerates from 0 to 80 mph in 1.9 seconds. It is the fastest roller coaster in the UK, and the second tallest after the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Derren Brown's Ghost Train
0.19km from Flying Fish
Derren Brown's Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon, previously called Derren Brown's Ghost Train, is a dark ride at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England. The attraction incorporates virtual reality, motion simulation and illusions in collaboration with British mentalist Derren Brown. It is set in a derelict Victorian railway depot with a loose theme of fracking. It first opened in July 2016.
0.22km from Flying Fish
Nemesis Inferno is THORPE PARK Resort's Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) inverted coaster, meaning that for the entire ride your feet are dangling beneath you! Themed around a tropical volcano island, the inverted ride position offers a variety of thrilling forces, foot-chopper elements, and with B&M's pioneering ride technology you can ensure your ride will be glass smooth. Nemesis Inferno has been found to have matured with age, offering a much more intense ride than during its first few seasons.
0.27km from Flying Fish
Colossus is a steel roller coaster at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England, and the park's first major attraction. It was built by Swiss manufacturers Intamin and designed by Werner Stengel as an adaptation of Monte Makaya in Brazil, with consultation from Tussauds attraction developer John Wardley. Colossus was the world's first roller coaster with ten inversions; an exact replica, called the 10 Inversion Roller Coaster, was later built at Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou, China.
Discover More Attractions in Surrey, Home of Flying Fish
Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.
Location of Flying Fish
For more information about Flying Fish, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Fish_(roller_coaster)