Key Information

User Rating
The Boardwalk
Attraction type
Flat ride
HUSS Rides
Top Spin
Minimum height restriction
Opening Date
Closure date

Rip Tide is a HUSS Top Spin ride that was installed at Knott's Berry Farm in 2004. Riders are seated in two rows on a platform suspended between two counterweighted arms, which are turned by motors to create a circular motion. The platform spins independently on several occasions, with brakes being applied at key moments to leave guests staring at the ground below or the sky above.


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