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Adventure Express reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Adventure Express, a roller coaster at Kings Island. (The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.)

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Posted: January 19, 2013

On this wood and steel Arrow mine train, passengers are taken on a tour through four themed tunnels, several turns, and a few small drops. The attraction's hillside location enhances the experience, as does the scenery. The ride's climax is a slow ascent through a temple filled with stone tiki gods, pounding their fists.

FastLane is available for this attraction.

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22 votes, so far

A fun arrow mine coaster. Still moves along quite fast with plenty of theming. - Joe Schwartz

Adventure Express is a decent enough ride, a bit jerky and painful for a family coaster, but fun. And even though I warned everyone in my group about the disappointing ending, they were still disappointed there wasn’t “more” after the final lift hill. Me, I kind of liked the ending, and had a good time. I think the final lift hill past the drum beating “natives”/ “gods” / “whatever” is in and of itself the natural conclusion of the ride so nothing else is required. 6-Fair. - James Rao

This is a fair mine-train ride that suffers from a big [BIG] let down ending and rib cracking formed plactic seats. Good for a family though. (6/10) - Randy Miller

This is the best mine train I have ever ridden. It is great at night. I had no idea where I was! It was well themed. It has great tunnels. This is by far THE best family roller coaster I've ridden. The ending is disappointing though. Still great though. 9/10 (at night) - Edward Morgan

Way to rough and the ending is horrible it goes now its are turn toget revenge and all so u think theres gonna be a drop but then u return to the station....good ride to do with your mom who hates coasters i got to scare her with having her think shes riding son of beast in the back round of the station bad coaster good memories - ed shaheen

I was surprised with what this coaster packed into its elements. - M. Ryan Traylor

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