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Spinball Whizzer: Take a Seat on the Spinball Machine



Spinball Whizzer is a spinning roller coaster located at Alton Towers.

Our Review

Are you ready to experience a whirlwind of excitement and thrills? Look no further than Spinball Whizzer at Alton Towers!

Located in the heart of the Alton Towers Resort, Spinball Whizzer is a must-visit attraction for all adrenaline junkies.

From the moment you step foot in the queue, you can feel the energy and anticipation building. The vibrant colours and decoration set the tone for the adventure that lies ahead.

Once you strap yourself into the spinning car, you are whisked away on a journey like no other. As the ride begins, the innovative spinning mechanism starts to rotate, adding an extra dimension of excitement and unpredictability.

Your heart races as you spin and twist through sharp turns and unexpected drops. The sensation of spinning freely adds an incredible sense of weightlessness that will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

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One of the standout features of Spinball Whizzer is its unique theming. Inspired by the fast-paced world of pinball, the ride is a tribute to the classic game that has captivated generations.

The cars resemble pinballs, and the track is filled with obstacles and loops that mimic the twists and turns of a pinball machine. The attention to detail is truly remarkable, creating an immersive experience that transports you into a world of fun and excitement.

The height requirement for Spinball Whizzer is 1.2 meters, making it accessible for most thrill-seekers.

Whether you are a seasoned roller coaster enthusiast or a first-time rider, Spinball Whizzer offers something for everyone. The ride combines speed, spins, and drops to create a thrilling adventure that will leave you wanting to ride again and again.

What sets Spinball Whizzer apart from other roller coasters is its ability to deliver an adrenaline rush without being overly intimidating.

The perfect balance of thrills and fun makes it an ideal attraction for families and friends to enjoy together. The squeals of delight and laughter on the ride are proof of the indescribable joy it brings to riders of all ages.

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Looking for tickets to ride Spinball Whizzer? Get Alton Towers tickets here

Ride Stats

Spinball Whizzer Statistics
Location:Alton Towers
Opening Date:27th March 2004
Rider Height:Minimum: 120cm
Manufacturer:Maurer AG

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spinball-whizzer-take-a-seat-on-the-spinball-machine2004: Spinball Whizzer was built by Maurer Sohne, German ride manufacturing experts famous for their spinning rollercoasters.2010: The track turned bright red as Spinball Whizzer was temporarily rebranded.2016: Spinball Whizzer returned to its classic theme, inviting riders to enter into a classic arcade game!


  1. It is a bit naff to be fair. I actually met someone on it who was terrified and clung onto me for grim life.

    I wasn’t complaining and we ended up in the bar later and doing Nemisis togethor.


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