Specific Type: Family Suspended Coaster
Situated in almost the very back of Canada's Wonderland lies their Vekoma style family coaster, Silver Streak. Adults and Children are both able to have been able to enjoy this roller coaster since its debut in 2001 as there is no maximum height requirement on it. Guests who sought after Silver Streak will have quite a walk from the front of the park to get to it. They will want to walk on the right side of the big fountain pool at the entrance veer off to the right around the mountain structure that Vortex runs though, pass Bat and Fly shortly after on the right, and then pass the entrance of Vortex on the left. Once past this, they will keep following the midway around rightward, eventually leading to the Planet Snoopy area. Once in Planet Snoopy, the dark blue track and black supports of Silver Streak will become evident on the left hand side as it is the biggest structure in the area.
Silver Streak opened in 2001 at the park. Riders reach a height of forty-eight feet during the ride and a maximum speed of twenty-six miles an hour, while be coiled around 1,122 feet of steel track in a time span of one minute and sixteen seconds. This suspended family coaster is a popular model as it has several clones that exist in the United States as well as overseas. Flying Ace Aerial Chase at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio is one that exists. Rugrats Runaway Reptar located at Dream World in Coomera, Queensland, Australia is another clone that operates overseas.
The coaster's one and only train makes its way out of the station, around a 100 degree rightward turn and up the quiet lift hill. The train then dives into a tight 360 downward land leftward helix for the first part of the ride. Once gone around a complete 360 degrees and pulling about 2.2 G's, the helix actually widens as riders are taken around another 180 degrees in the same direction. Riders then speed underneath the ride's lift hill, and then around a 270 degree rightward turn. A short straight section follows this, and then another 270 degree rightward turn is experienced. After this, the trains head underneath the station once again, around a 180 degree turn to the left, and into the coaster's break-run meaning the short ride is over. The trains then proceed slowly around a 100 degree right turn back into the loading station. Riders then have the option of buying their entire ride on video as each car has a video camera mounted on it to capture the whole experience.
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