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Rider Height and Safety
Rider Height and Safety

Rider Height and Safety

How the Rides Measure Up.

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Rider Height and Safety Guide

At Great America, we have plenty of exciting rides and shows for everyone, and we are proud to have earned one of the best safety records in the industry. We are committed to providing our guests with a safe environment and enjoyable day. For additional information on our rides, please download our Guest Assistance Guide.

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Thrill Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride 

54 Inches 

Drop Tower
Flight Deck
Patriot

48 Inches

Delirium
Demon
Grizzly
H.M.B. Endeavor
Tiki Twirl
Xtreme Skyflyer

44 Inches

Psycho Mouse (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Family Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

48 Inches

Barney Oldfield Speedway (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Celebration Swings
Delta Flyer (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Eagles Flight (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Rue le Dodge

46 Inches

Carousel Columbia (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Centrifuge (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Rip Roaring Rapids
Star Tower (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Whitewater Falls

44 Inches

Mass Effect: New Earth
Berserker  (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

40 Inches

Thunder Raceway (less than 58 inches must be accompanied by a legal guardian who is a minimum of 18 years of age)
Woodstock Express (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

36 Inches

Flying Eagles (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Loggers Run (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Planet Snoopy Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

46 Inches
Character Carousel (less than 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

42 Inches
Flying Ace (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Peanuts 500 (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Sally's Swing Set

44 Inches
Peanuts Pirates (less than 44 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Pumpkin Patch (less than 44 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Sally's Love Buggies (less than 44 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

40 Inches
Woodstock Express (less than 40 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

36 Inches
Joe Cool's Gr8 SK8
Kite Eating Tree
Lucy's Crabbie Cabbies (less than 36 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Snoopy's Space Buggies (less than 36 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Boomerang Bay Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

48 Inches

Ripsnort Ridge
Scream' Wombat

44 Inches

Didgeridoo Falls
Down Under Thunder (less than 48 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Jackaroo Landing (for slides)
Tasmanian Typhoon

42 Inches

Castaway Creek (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Great Barrier Reef (less than 42 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion; life jacket required for guests 48 inches or less or inexperienced/non-swimmers)

36 Inches

Jackaroo Landing (must be 44 inches for slides)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.