6 Roller coasters of Luna Park

Luna Park

New York , US: Luna Park, is an amusement park in the neighborhood of Coney Island, Brooklyn in New York City. Named after an iconic piece of Coney Island’s history, Luna Park is the biggest amusement park in New York City with a heritage stretching back over 130 years.

Fernando Velasquez General Manager - Luna Park at Coney Island

Fernando Velasquez
General Manager – Luna Park at Coney Island

Luna Park provides New Yorkers and tourists the opportunity to experience family-friendly events and thrill rides including the historic ‘Cyclone’ Roller Coaster, the new Thunderbolt Roller Coaster, and more. The Park offers over 40 games, rides and six roller coasters and is a fun-filled destination that those of any age will enjoy.

Debuted in 1927, the park’s signature attraction Cyclone, turned 89 this year. According to New York State Register of Historic Places, this is second steepest roller coaster in the world. “The Cyclone because is the Mother of American roller coaster culture and the |”Big Momma” of Coney Island, the Cyclone tops everyone’s list of things to do in New York City,” says, Fernando Velasquez, General Manager of Luna Park at Coney Island.

The most popular Roller coaster among the guests of Luna Park is ‘Thunderbolt.’ Over 2,233 feet of steel track begins with a hair-raising 90-degree vertical drop, hurling ‘The Thunderbolt’ at speeds up to 55 mph over an exhilarating course highlighted by a 100-foot vertical loop. “Our guest fly over airtime hills, float through an 80-foot zero-g roll, race around a 112-degree over-banked turn and hold tight as they cruise toward The Thunderbolt’s corkscrew section and heart line dive on a one-of-a-kind ride,” said Fernando Velasquez

The Best time to visit this place is any time during the summer, from memorial to labour day.
Luna Park in Coney Island, honors the birthplace of the amusement industry along with introducing state-of-the-art ride technology. Luna Park is a unique amusement park destination where the real and the fantastical blur together, where history blends with innovation under a patina of bright lighted games, great food and amazing shows.

Cyclone Roller Coaster!

Cyclone Roller Coaster!

The Tickler

Circus Coaster built by Zamperla

Circus Coaster built by Zamperla

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Soarin' Eagle

Soarin’ Eagle

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

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