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An Fairground ride or amusement ride is any number of devices found at carnivals, fairs/funfairs, or static amusement parks meant to stimulate the various senses of the rider.

Types

Amusement Park rides

Larger rides, normally only found in permanent / seasonal amusement/theme parks

For list, see Wikipedia:Amusement ride.

Carnival or Funfair/Fair/Fairground rides

Traditional and transportable rides found at Carnivals/Steam Fairs, many of which may also be found in amusement parks. (note - most ride 'types' have several names for different builders versions)

  • 1001 Nacht / Ali Baba / Falling Star / Joker / Rainbow (also called Flying Carpet)
  • Breakdance
  • Bumper cars or Dodgems
  • Cake Walk
  • Carousels or Merry-go-round
  • Chair-O-Planes - swing ride
  • Chaos
  • Crazy shake
  • Cliffhanger / Kite Flyer / Fly Away
  • Crazy Wave / Gee Whiz / Moby Dick
  • Cobra (Venture Rides)
  • Dive bomber
  • Dodgems
  • Enterprise (also called Millennium)
  • Evolution
  • Flying Coaster (also called Ski Jump or Kangaroo)
  • Freak Out
  • Funhouses
  • Fun Slide
  • Gallopers (Carousel)
  • Ghost train
  • Gravitron / Starship 2000
  • Saturn 6 / Hurricane / Downdraft
  • Helter Skelter or Slide
  • Jump and smile
  • Insanity
  • Kamikaze
  • Kiddie ride
  • KMG Afterburner (Fireball)
  • Matterhorn / Flying Bobs
  • Miami
  • Music Express / Himalaya / Rock N Roll / Silver Streak
  • Magnum
  • Orbiter
  • Octopus / Monster / Polyp / Spider
  • Paratrooper or Umbrella Ride / Force 10
  • Power Surge
  • Quasar (also called swing)
  • Reverse bungee (also called slingshot or ejection seat)
  • Ranger
  • Rock-O-Plane
  • Roller Coaster
  • Rotor
  • Round Up / Zero Gravity
  • Ring of Fire / Larson Fireball
  • Scrambler / Sizzler/ Twist (also called Twister)
  • Simulator
  • Shoot the Chute (Water Flumes etc)
  • Skydiver
  • Sky Wheel / Skywheel
  • Swing boats (Steam Yachts)
  • Speed
  • Spin Out (also known as Move-It)
  • Super star
  • Tagada – riders sit in a large bowl, in which it spins round and jolts about.
  • Tilt-A-Whirl
  • Tip-top (similar to a Paratrooper, but the ride sends passengers upside down)
  • Toboggan
  • Tornado
  • Train rides, "kiddie ride" type
  • Twin Flip
  • Typhoon
  • UFO
  • Waltzer
  • Wave Swinger
  • Whip
  • Wipeout / Trabant (also called Satellite and the Mexican Hat)
  • Yo-Yo
  • Zipper

Other Attractions (non riding)

  • Boxing Ring
  • Hall of mirrors
  • Hook a duck
  • Hoops
  • Shooting gallery
  • Skittle alley
  • Test your strength
  • Wall of Death

See also


References

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