• Nemesis

  • Nemesis  

    Are you ready to meet your Nemesis?

    The intense Nemesis ride takes you over rivers of blood and rock, reaching G-forces greater than a space shuttle launch.  

    Still one of the most popular rides at Alton Towers Resort, Nemesis was Europe’s first ever inverted roller coaster. Nemesis, which opened on 16th March 1994, can be found in Alton Towers’ Forbidden Valley, and takes over 1,000 people an hour cork-screwing, spinning and racing through the park at breakneck speeds.Taking you over rivers of blood and rock, and reaching G-forces greater than a space shuttle launch, Nemesis is one of the most heart-pounding, exciting and exhilarating rides you will ever experience!

    Nemesis Stats...

    • Ride opened: 16th March 1994
    • Total cost: Approx. £10 million
    • Length: Approx. 716 metres
    • Highest drop: Approx. 13 metres
    • Top speed: Approx. 50 mph (81 km/h)
    • Maximum g-force: 4
    • Number of trains: 2
    • Passengers per train: 32
    • Max throughput per hour: Approx. 1,400
    • Ride duration:Approx. 195 seconds 
    • Inversions: 4 (corkscrew, zero g roll, loop, corkscrew)


    Nemesis can be found in the Forbidden Valley section of Alton Towers, which opened in 1994 with the launch of Nemesis.

    Can I Ride?

    People who wish to ride Nemesis must be at least 140 cm (4 ft 7 in) tall.

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