Fun Spot America has opened their S&S swing ride Space Invader today. Space Invader originally announced back August, 2014 has been officially signed off by the state of Florida and is taking riders. Fun Spot America in Kissimmee, FL also has a similar S&S swing ride named Hot Seat. Riders must be 48″ to ride and it is $6.00 to ride or is included with your all day wristband.
On this ride, giant arms swing you back and forth until all you see is sky. Then you’re swung back so all you see is the ground rocketing past your face. You swing more than 180 degrees, past perpendicular, first on your back and then on your face!
The Skyplex Entertainment complex on International Drive in Orlando, Florida has announced another attraction, a 1,500 foot long zipline. The zipline will take you 600 feet in the air before sliding you towards the ground. The ride will feature amazing views and a mechanical braking system and plastic hard seats. It does not have a name yet but will join Skyscraper the World’s Tallest Roller Coaster, and SkyFall the World’s Tallest Drop Ride. Both the coaster and drop ride will be manufactured by Intamin Worldwide, however the manufacture of the zip line has yet to be named. All three attractions are expected to open in 2017 with a combination ticket available for purchase. This property will also be home to the World’s Largest Perkins