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Six Flags World of Discovery is an amusement park located in Charleston, South Carolina. It is currently owned by Six Flags. It is a sister park to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

History Edit

In 1982 Kings Entertainment Company opened the park as "Kings World of Discovery". In 1985 the park was sold to Funtime Parks which then sold it after a deal with KECO and another company didn't include the park. In 1995, the park was sold to Premier Parks and renamed Six Flags Worlds of Discovery in 1999. It's been that way ever since.

Park areas Edit

  • Looney Tunes Seaport (Formerly known as "Popeye's Seaport" (1995-1998))
  • Thomas Town (Formerly known as "Adventureland for Kids" (1982-2006); this was the park's original kiddie land)
  • Gotham City (Formerly known as "Rockville" (1995-1998))

Roller coasters Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Triple Loop 1982 An Arrow Dynamics looping roller coaster.
Goliath Jr. 1982 A PTC wooden family coaster. Formerly known as "Beastie" (1985-1998) and "Scooby-Doo's Roller Ghoster" (1982-1984). Located in Thomas Town.
Goliath 1982 A PTC wooden coaster. Formerly known as "Big Bad Beast" (1985-1998) and "The Beast II" (1982-1984).
Tony Hawk's Big Spin 2007 A Gerstlauer spinning coaster.
Roadrunner Express 1995 An E&F Miller kiddie coaster. Formerly known as "Popeye's Spinach Crate Train" (1995-1998). Located in Looney Tunes Seaport.
Nightmare at Phantom Cave 1986 An enclosed Intamin bobsled coaster. Formerly know as "Alpine Bobs" (1986-1994).
Superman: Ultimate Flight 2013 A Premier Ride Sky Rocket II roller coaster.
Medusa 1999 A B&M stand up roller coaster.
V2: Vertical Velocity 2001 An Intamin impulse coaster.
Batman: The Ride 2017 An S&S Power 4D Free Fly roller coaster.

Flat rides Edit

Thrill Edit

Name Year Opened Description
VooDoo 2001 A Zamperla Hawk 48 ride.
Chaos 1997 A Chance Chaos ride.
The Joker's Escape 1982 An Intamin first generation Free Fall ride. Formerly known as "Mine Shaft" (1982-1998).
Sasquatch 2005 An S&S Power Combo Tower.
Silver Bullet 1982 A Huss Enterprise ride.
Flying Falcon 1996 An upcharge Skycoaster ride.

Family Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Gotham City Bumper Cars 1982 Bumper cars. Formerly known as "Crash Cars" (1982-1998).
Discovery Tram 1982 A monorail ride that goes around the park.
The Flash: Speed Force 1982 A Mack Music Express ride. Formerly known as "Music Express" (1982-1998).
Old Timers 1982 An Arrow Dynamics antique car guided track ride.
Twister 1982 An Eli Bridge Scrambler ride.

Kiddie Edit

Name Year Opened Description
Taz Twister 1995 A Zamperla kiddie Wave Swinger ride. Formerly known as "Swee Pea Swings" (1995-1998). Located in Looney Tunes Seaport.
Frog Hopper 1997 A Zamperla Frog Hopper ride. Located in Thomas Town.
Space Age 1982 A Hampton Rides kiddie umbrella ride with helicopters and rocket ships. Located in Thomas Town.
Bugs Bunny's Carrot Cans 1982 A Hampton Rides kiddie umbrella ride with cups. Formerly known as "Spinach Spinnaker" (1995-1998) and "Rock, Spin, and Turn Teacups" (1982-1994). Located in Looney Tunes Seaport.
Marvin's Space Fighters 1982 A Hampton Rides Sky Fighters kiddie ride. Formerly known as "Up Up and Ahoy" (1995-1998) and "Sky Fighters" (1982-1994). Located in Looney Tunes Seaport.
Wacky Wheel 1995 A Zamperla kiddie Ferris wheel. Formerly known as "Olive Oyl's Barrels of Fun" (1995-1998). Located in Looney Tunes Seaport.
Thomas the Tank Engine 2007 A train ride themed around Thomas the Tank Engine. Located in Thomas Town.

Defunct rides Edit

Roller coasters Edit

Name Year Opened Year closed Description
Twin Thunder 1982 2006 A pair of Schwarzkopf shuttle loop roller coasters.

Flat rides Edit

Name Year Opened Year closed Description

See also Edit

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