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The Spinball Whizzer

Feel like a pinball being catapulted along the 470 metre track at speeds of up to 60km per hour!
Each car will spin 360 degrees whilst flying around the tracks. Expect full on family fun!

The more family members you can get to ride with you, the more your car will spin. Enjoy this family ride over and over again, experiencing a totally different ride each time!

Theme Park Top Tip: Ride Spinball Whizzer later in the day, after the initial rush has died down.

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Fun for all ages

Spinball Whizzer is a family favourite amongst all the rides and attractions at Alton Towers Resort. First-timers and thrill seekers alike enjoy the unpredictable spins and speed of the winding track. This family theme park ride is a perfect gateway for first timers to experience a thrill ride sensation.

Tick, tick, tick up the chain hill lift before being let loose on the spinning rollercoaster.

You may not know which way is up and which way is down inside this super spinball machine.

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Spinball Whizzer Timeline

Spinball Whizzer has been a popular family favourite and alternative thrill ride for over 15 years!

2004: Spinball Whizzer was built by Maurer Sohne, German ride manufacturing experts famous for their spinning rollercoasters.

2010: The track turned bright red as Spinball Whizzer was temporarily rebranded.

2016: Spinball Whizzer returned to its classic theme, inviting riders to enter into a classic arcade game!

Ride Stats

  • Location: Adventure Land
  • Maximum Height: 17m
  • Top speed: 60kph
  • G-Force: +3G
  • Track Length: 470m
  • Duration: 1:15
  • Capacity: 950 riders per hour
  • Can you ride?
    You must be at least 1.2m tall to ride.


Spinball Whizzer is great fun and a family coaster that the park absolutely needs. The perfect ride to give inexperienced riders the confidence to tackle the bigger rides at the park or just give the family something they can do together.

Mission Theme Park

Have a short break booked before 25th April? We can move your stay date with no extra cost!

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Alton Towers Resort as a precautionary measure.

For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*

Please visit the Manage My Booking site and complete the booking amendment form, including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to Alton Towers Resort soon. Thank you for your patience.

*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis. Please note – if you have booked a partner Hotel (a Hotel off site), most will honour the price you booked at, however there are a small number which cannot, we will let you know based on the dates you choose.