Nickelodeon Central is an amusement park located in Orlando, Florida. It opened in 1990 as Florida Springs Family Park and was sold to Premier Parks in 1998 where it was renamed Six Flags Florida Escape, then it was resold to Nickelodeon in 2007. It is the sister park to Nickelodeon's Great America.

Park areas Edit

  • Nick Jr. Land (formerly known as "Looney Tunes Seaport" (1998-2006) and "Adventureland for Kids" (1990-1997)
  • Slime Beach (inclusive water park)

Roller coasters Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Avatar Airbender 2001 A Vekoma giant inverted boomerang roller coaster. Formerly known as "Deja Vu" (2001-2006)
Spongebob SquarePants: The Last Stand 1990 An Intamin standup roller coaster. Formerly known as "Fireball" (1990-1997) and "Batman The Escape" (1998-2006).
Jimmy Neutron Atomic Boomerang 1995 A Vekoma Boomerang roller coaster. Formerly known as "Mind Eraser" (1998-2006) and "Florida Flip" (1995-1997).
Fairly Odd-Coaster 2005 A Gerstlauer spinning coaster. Formerly known as "Pandemonium" (2005-2006).
Top Thrill Splatster 2004 An Intamin Accelerator roller coaster. A clone of Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point. Formerly known as "Superman: Ride of Steel" (2004-2006).
Paw Patrol Coaster Rescue 1990 An EF Miller kiddie coaster. Formerly known as "Kiddy Coaster" (1990-1997), "Roadrunner Express" (1998-2006) and "Slime Coaster" (2007-2013).
Danny Phantom Ghost Zone 2008 An enclosed Zamperla spinning wild mouse.
Runaway Reptar 2000 A Vekoma Suspended looping coaster. Formerly known as "Serial Thriller" (2000-2006).
Orange Streak 2017 A RMC wood/steel hybrid coaster.
ThunderMan: The Ride 2010 A Bolliger & Mabillard flying coaster. Formerly known as "XJ9" (2010-2013).

Flat rides Edit

Thrill Edit

Name Year Opened Description
The Shredder 2001 A Huss Top Spin ride. Formerly known as "Twister" (2001-2006) and "Tak Attack" (2007-2012).
S.S. Nickelodeon 1990 A Huss Pirate Ship ride. Formerly known as "Swashbuckler" (1990-2006).
Rocket Power Ripsaw 2003 A Huss Pendulum ride. Formerly known as "Revolution" (2003-2006).
Spongebob Squarepants: Rock Bottom Plunge 2006 An Intamin gyro drop tower. Formerly known as "Superman: Tower of Power" (2006) and "Scream Zone" (2007).
Fairly Odd-Parents Flying Carpet 1999 A Zierer flying carpet. Formerly known as "Sky Pilot" (1999-2006).
The Loud House Ramp of Insanity 2018 A Zamperla Disk'O.

Family Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Slime Blasters of Phantom Manor 2002 A Sally interactive dark ride. Formerly known as "Scooby-Doo Ghostblaster" (2002-2006).
Gak Attack Spinner 1990 An Eli Bridge Scrambler ride. Formerly known as "Scrambler" (1990-2006).
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shell Shock 1990 A Sellner tilt-a-whirl. Formerly known as "Tilt-a-Whirl" (1990-1997), "Harley Quinn SpinSanity" (1998-2006) and "CatDog Crazy Spin" (2007-2012).
Nickelodeon Tower 1990 A Von Roll observation tower. Formerly known as "Sky Tower" (1990-2006).
Nickelodeon Studio Tours 1994 An enclosed Arrow Dynamics car ride. Formerly known as "Orlando Drive" (1994-1997) and "Nightmare at Crack Axle Canyon" (1998-2006).
El Circuelo Del Sieolo 1990 A Ferris wheel. Formerly known as "Florida Wheel" (1990-2006) and "Nickelodeon Wheel" (2007-2010).
Nickelodeon Carousel 1990 A Marcus A. Illions antique carousel. Formerly known as "Carousel" (1990-2006).

Kiddie Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Nick Jr. Balloon Race 1990 A Zamperla Samba Balloon ride. Formerly known as "Elmer Fudd Weather Balloons" (1998-2006) and "Balloon Race" (1990-1997).
Blue Skidoo 2007 A Zamperla Mini Jet ride.
Nick Jr. Carousel 2007 A miniature carousel.
The Flying Dutchman's Ghost Ship 1998 A miniature pirate ship. Formerly known as "S.S. Looney Tunes" (1998-2006).
Diego's Treehouse 1998 A soft play jungle gym playground for kids under 54" tall. Formerly known as "Tweety's Treehouse" (1998-2006).
Harvey Beaks Treetop Spin 2015 A miniature teacups ride.
Team Umizoomi Zoom Mobiles 1998 A miniature car ride. Formerly known as "Max and Ruby Firetruck Chase" (2007-2010) and "PePe LePew's Tour De France" (1998-2006).
Wonder Pets FlyBoat 1998 A Zamperla Crazy Bus ride. Formerly known as "Nickelodeon Tour Bus" (2007) and "Daffy Duck Backlot Tour Bus" (1998-2006)

Water Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Wild Thornberrys Splashdown 1990 An Arrow Dynamics log flume. Formerly known as "Shipwreck Falls" (1998-2006) and "Florida Splash" (1990-1997).
Ripsaw Rapids 1990 A Intamin river rapids ride.

Defunct rides Edit

Roller coasters Edit

Name Year Opened Year Closed Description
Nickelodeon Streak 1990 2016 A Dinn Corporation wooden coaster. Formerly known as "Comet" (1990-2006). Rebuilt into "Orange Streak".
Wile E Coyote Speed Trap 1993 2004 A Mack wild mouse coaster. Formerly known as "Mad Mouse" (1993-1997). Replaced with "Fairly Odd-Coaster".
Dragon Wagon 1996 1999 A Wisdom kiddy coaster. Replaced with "Nick Jr. Cafe" (formerly known as "Looney Tunes Character Cafe").

Flat rides Edit

Name Year Opened Year Closed Description
Looney Tunes Carousel 1990 2006 A miniature carousel. Formerly known as "Mini-Go-Round" (1990-1997). Replaced with "Nick Jr. Carousel".
Jumbo Jump 1990 2006 A Zamperla Mini Jet ride themed to elephants. Replaced with Blue Skidoo.
Nick Jr. Puppies 1998 2014 A spinning kiddy ride with puppy shaped carriages. Formerly known as "Marvin Martian Space Chase" (1998-2006). Replaced with Harvey Beaks Treetop Spin.


  • Not every ride at NC is themed around Nickelodeon.