Just Published: Theme Park Insider: 2016 Year in Review
We entered the park at around 10:45. We optioned not to buy the Flash Pass because we figured it was a Tuesday and the park wouldn't be as crowded as a Friday or Saturday.
Ride capacity was normal and all rides had all their trains running. Employees were nice and the park was much cleaner than the last time I came. Here are my ratings for the rides:
Kingda Ka-9/10- Wait time was an hour for front row, 45 minutes for all other rows. It was the longest wait of the day becuse me and my friend went for front row. The launch was out of this world and the drop was crazy. Not alot of airtime on the camelback, but still a solid ride.
El Toro-10/10- Best ride in the park. Wait was 10 minutes and even though you're pretty much stapled in, you get insane amounts of airtime.
Rolling Thunder- Skipped it. my friend dislikes the ride.
Blackbeard's Lost Treasure Train-6/10- Okay kiddie coaster and was a walk-on. It did have some unexpected forces on its drops.
Skull Mountain-7/10- Not bad. Some cool strbe light effects and creepy music. About a 10 minute wait.
Batman- Skipped it. Don't hate me for this, but I really don't like inverted coasters.
The Dark Knight-7/10- I'm a fan of wild mouses, so this was a treat for me. Some cool theming and decent drops (Preshow was awesome). The wait was the second longest with 50 minutes.
Nitro-9/10- Giant drops, great airtime, and nice swopping curves is what makes this ride so great. Wait was 30 minutes and 40 minutes for front row.
Runaway Mine Train-6/10- Used to be better in my opinion and the ride has gotten a little rougher lately. About a 10 minute wait.
Medusa-8/10- Great twists and inversions. It's a little bit rough for a couple inversions, but is still a cool ride not to be missed. 20 minute wait.
Great American Scream Machine- Skipped it. Way too rough for me.
Superman Ultimate Flight-8/10- An underrated ride in my book. It has swift drops, quick turns, and an intense pretzel loop which is best part of the ride. Not a bad wait for a ride with really long loading times (30 minutes).
Unfortunately we skipped the Glow In the Park Parade because we were too tired. I regret it because it probably would have been awesome. Oh well. It was still an amazing day. One last thing. If you are going to Great Adventure on a weekday, you don't really need a Flash Pass, but if you want to ride the coasters multiple times a day, get it. On weekends, it is a must.
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