The Voyage is a hybrid wooden roller coaster, this means it has been built using steel then had a wooden track laid to make the coaster more authentic and rustic looking. The Voyage climbs to a total of 163 feet, followed by drops of 154 feet, 107 feet and 100 feet. The Voyage also travels underground through tunnels 5 times to make you wet your pants! This particular coaster is the second-longest wooden coaster in the world reaching a whopping 6,442 feet or 1.2 miles.
This coaster is an air-time machine, riders will feel a weightlessness feeling for well over 20 seconds, in fact, the rider will feel 24.2 seconds of weightlessness. To accomplish this long period of weightlessness the developers of this awesome machine had to create the longest and steepest vertical drop that no other wooden coaster has every achieved. Another mile stone that The Voyage holds is 5 underground tunnels, some of which are used twice as they are so wide making 8 passes underground one, of which includes a “triple-down” feature making that another world record!
The Voyage has somewhat of a reputation for being the third fastest at 67 mph or 108.4 kph and the longest air-time of any wooden coaster, the air-time on this monster is 24.2 seconds and features three 90-degree banked turns. The Voyage also holds the sixth tallest wooden roller coaster in the world. The Voyage was awarded the Golden Ticket Award for Best Wooden Coaster. In fact, it captured more vote points than any other wooden or steel roller coaster ever
The Voyage also won the Golden Ticket award from the Amusement Today magazine for the Best Wooden Coaster. In fact, it captured more vote points than any other wooden or steel roller coaster ever made anywhere in the world.
So the bottom line really is that if you want a mind bending, face ripping, G-force ramming experience… Ride The Voyage to get a rush of adrenalin you have never felt before!
Below is some information along with some pictures and a video for you to check out before you visit this wonderful coaster!
Current Coaster Name: Voyage Current Park Name:Holiday World Previous Park Names:None Location: Santa Claus Spencer County, Indiana, United States Status: Operating since May 6, 2006 Links:Official Website Cost: $6,500,000
Type: Wooden Status: Operating since 2006 Designer:Gravity Group Features: 5 Tunnels, Steel Supports, Terrain, Triple Down Height: 163 feet Max Drop: 154 feet Max Speed: 67 mph Length: 6442 feet Inversions: 0 Duration: 2.45 Trains: 3 Capacity: 1200 per hour