Calling all thrill-seekers! If you consider yourself an adrenaline junkie, check out our review of one of the most popular attractions at Six Flags: Skull Mountain. This completely enclosed coaster offers spine-tingling sensations with eerie strobe lights and sound effects that will leave you wanting more. Below you will find our review of this rollercoaster along with a few similar products to see how they compare.

Skull Mountain – An Indoor Roller Coaster

Skull Mountain is a looming house of rock with a giant skull baring its teeth at you as you enter, Skull Mountain has been scaring anyone who dares enter since 1996. Once inside, you have the impression of being in an abandoned mine shaft. Next, you will be on a train ride at 33 miles an hour on a pitch-black course. The overwhelming feeling of suspense will take over you as you won’t know coming next.

Features

Offering a rain forest themed queue, this coaster will give you 1:30 minutes of excitement filled with sound and visual effects. With 3 trains seating 28 people each, there is plenty of room for all willing to take part in the adventure. Featuring a 37 feet drop and a speed of 33 mph, you will feel adrenaline running through your veins.

Pricing

Prices for day passes to the adventure park range from $41 to $45 and can be purchased online on the adventure park’s website or online from 3rd party vendors. You can also save up to 30% on Six Flags tickets if you buy online with your AAA membership. Also, check out various online sites that offer Six Flags ticket coupons and discounts. You might save yourself and your family more money than you expected.

How It Compares

We picked a few similar products available on the market to see how they compare:

Kingda Ka

Millennium Force

Top Thrill Dragster

Skull Mountain

This coaster offers an unforgettable ride experience where your auditory and visual senses will be satisfied.

Price $$

Intensity 4 stars

This ride is intense but not scary.

Duration 4 stars

This rollercoaster has a good duration time.

Overall Fun Factor 5 stars

Skull Mountain is definitely fun and full of adventure.

Skull Mountain

Kingda Ka

Kingda Ka is the world’s tallest rollercoaster and the world’s second-fastest rollercoaster. Featuring a 418 feet drop and reaching a speed up to 128 mph, this coaster is an adrenaline addict’s dream.

Price $$

Intensity 5 stars

This rollercoaster’s speed and drop are intense and offer the rider a beautiful experience.

Duration 4 stars

This ride makes for a short but intense experience.

Overall Fun Factor 5 stars

It is a fun experience to ride this coaster.

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Millennium Force

This giga-coaster is a massive steel rollercoaster that rides through hills, into lagoons, and through tunnels at great speeds.

Price $$

Intensity 4 stars

This ride offers top speeds of 93 mph.

Duration 5 stars

Millennium Force offers a lengthy run time.

Overall Fun Factor 4 stars

This giga coaster offers a fun adventure.

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Top Thrill Dragster

One of 2 existing strata coasters in the world, this rollercoaster will take you from 0 to 120 mph in 4 seconds. The Top Thrill Dragster stands 420 feet tall, and its an adrenaline-packed ride.

Price $$

Intensity 4 stars

This coaster’s speed make for an intense experience.


Duration 3 stars

This coaster offers a short ride that leaves you wishing it was longer.

Overall Fun Factor 4 stars

Fun for those that prefer outdoor steel coasters, this ride is perfect.

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Conclusion

After reviewing the Skull mountain rollercoaster and compared it to similar coasters, we give this ride a 4 Star rating. Although taking a ride on this coaster is not the most intense experience, it is definitely fun and exciting. It is ideal for younger kids who have not yet reached the height required to ride other costers. The sounds and lighting effects make for a catchy adventure experience. This ride is worthwhile, and we encourage all excitement lovers to give it a shot. Be prepared for a suspense-filled ride that will leave you wanting more and make Skull Mountain unforgettable.