ORLANDO, Fla. — Thrill-seekers and ride lovers have another reason to visit Orlando's International Drive: Two new attractions have been announced at Icon Park.
- Orlando Slingshot to send riders 450 feet into the air
- Orlando Gyro Drop Tower to give people that sinking feeling
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The Slingshot is 300 feet tall and will catapult adrenaline junkies 450 feet into the air, the park announced in a news release.
For those who like that swooshing feeling in the pit of their stomachs, the Orlando Gyro Drop Tower starts off with a climb that gyrates around the tower until riders arrive at the top.
Then, "after an unexpected twist, riders hearts will be racing as they freefall 350 feet back to Earth traveling up to 75 miles per hour," Icon Park said in the release.
Both attractions are owned by the same group that brought The Wheel and the StarFlyer to Icon Park. Other attractions at Icon Park include the Sea Life Orlando Aquarium and Madame Tussauds Orlando.
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