Kings Island


Diamondback is an excellent roller coaster in Rivertown and one of the best attractions at Kings Island. The minimum height to ride is 54 inches.

Photo of Diamondback

See all photos | Submit Photo

A Bolliger & Mabillard Mega Coaster, Diamondback stands at 230 feet at it's highest point with a first drop of 215 feet at a 74 degree angle and it snakes it's way around 5,282 feet of track in exess of 80 miles per hour. The ride features 10 vertical drops overall including drops of 193, 131, 129, 110 and 106 feet, two helixes – one at 323 degrees and the other at 287 degrees – and a splashdown ending.

FastLane is available for this attraction.

 tickets Buy Tickets: For discount tickets to Kings Island, visit our officially authorized Kings Island tickets page.

Reviews of Diamondback

How do you rate this?
A "best in the park" must-do
Not a must-do, but also recommended
Something if you have the time
Skip it

Register and log in to submit a written review, as well as a rating.

Diamondback is smooth, powerful, and fun. The course up to the turnaround is excellent, however, the ride loses a ton of steam on the comeback. Not a great hyper coaster, but decent.

Theme Park Tickets

  Orlando attractions

  Southern California attractions

Get News Updates