Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Goliath, a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. (The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.)
Written by Vahe Arevshatian
When it opened in 2000, it was the first roller coaster in the world to have a drop of over 250 ft., and a top speed of 85 mph.
Read a lot of reviews saying it was a smooth ride. As of October 2013 it is not very smooth anymore! But still a great ride! - Dennis O'Brien
This is my favorite ride at SFMM - it is an intense, fast coaster with a heckuva drop - yet it is also smooth. Love it - could ride all day. - Johnny Lawless
OMG! OMG! OMG! That first drop at that height was so amazing. Then all the turns and especially that circle that pins the riders at about 4G (that's 4 time gravity and not wireless speed) makes you think that you can be a fighter pilot or something, if you can handle it. I would definitely ranked Goliath as my 4th ride at SFMM. - D.S. Francisco
I love mega coasters, so of course Goliath ranks up there. Goliath was the first ride we rode when we went to SFMM. It was a good one to bring my boyfriend on first since he had never ridden a real roller coaster in his life and I knew the ride would be smooth. I enjoyed every moment of Goliath. There was plenty of airtime! I felt as though I was going to fall out of the seat on the helix too! - Lisa Jania
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