Attention, Gothamites: Batman is going backward.
JACKSON, N.J., Six Flags Great Adventure, the world’s largest theme park, unveils a second thrilling roller coaster experience for 2015 as it flips one of its most innovative and adrenaline-charged coasters backwards for a limited time. The park also debuts its 13th roller coaster – El Diablo – during its 2015 season, which kicks off April 3.SEE IT: Batman Ride at Six Flags Great Adventure to Run Backward For the First Time Click To Tweet
BATMAN™: The Ride becomes even more intense as it undergoes a gravity-defying role reversal from July 4th weekend to Labor Dayweekend. Guests can dare to take on an all-new experience on the world-famous suspended, looping coaster when its chair lift-style train is flipped 180 degrees on the track.
BATMAN™: The Ride Backwards Fast Facts:
- Soar backwards, chair-lift style (beneath the track)
- 50-mph juggernaut
- Five gut-wrenching inversions guests never see coming
- 2,700 feet of twisted track
Since opening in 1993, BATMAN™: The Ride has given more than 27 million thrilling rides and reigns as one of the most popular roller coasters in the world.
“The ride’s intensity is ratcheted way up,” said John Fitzgerald, Six Flags Great Adventure president. “Thrill seekers will not want to miss this limited-time opportunity to put their inner ‘super hero’ to the test.”