FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

Key Information

User Rating
Land
Rides
Attraction type
Roller coaster
Manufacturer
Vekoma
Model
Suspended Looping Coaster
Height
109
Length
2510
Maximum Speed
55
Minimum height restriction
55
Opening Date

Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy is themed around the psychiatric hospital that appears in a number of DC Comics stories. The ride's storyline centres around Batman's enemy The Joker escaping from the asylum, with other criminally insane characters such as Harley Quinn and Killer Croc also featuring.

The Vekoma Suspended Looping Coaster was previously based on Mel Gibson's Lethal Weapon movie franchise, and was the first inverted coaster to open at an Australian theme park when it debuted in 1995. Standing at 109-feet-tall, it hits a top speed of 55 miles per hour during its 2,510-feet circuit.

As part of the conversion to its new name in 2012, the coaster received all-new trains from manufacturer Kumbak. These are equipped with an on-board audio system to help bring the Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy storyline to life. The ride also features an updated queue line, with the entrance being located next to the Superman Escape roller coaster.

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

About Theme Park Tourist

Theme Park Tourist is one of the web’s leading sources of essential information and entertaining articles about theme parks in Orlando and beyond.

We are one of the world’s largest theme park guide sites, hosting detailed guides to more than 80 theme parks around the globe.

Find Out More About Us...

Plan Your Trip

Our theme park guides contain reviews and ratings of rides, restaurants and hotels at more than 80 theme parks worldwide.

You can even print them.

Start Planning Now...