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Classic Wooden Rollercoaster

Big Dipper

A world-famous classic rollercoaster and pleasure beach icon! The ultimate woodie coaster!

With five awesome drops and a host of twisting and banked turns the Big Dipper is a classic wooden rollercoaster suitable for all thrill-seekers. If you enjoy the classic rollercoaster experience the Big Dipper has it all.

The original ‘Big Dipper’ is now 100 years old, the track was extended in 1934.

Vital statistics


1923 & Reconstructed in 1934


Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.

Track length:

3295 ft

Max Speed:

56 kmph


3 minutes


672 riders/hour

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Take a look at our online shop where you can get exclusive ride merchandise you can’t get anywhere else in the world!


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