About

Superman Escape takes riders on a themed adventure out of the Metropolis subway system through a range of hills, drops and turns. The ride commences indoors, with a 0-100km/hr hydraulic launch shooting the train out into the open where the coaster section takes place.

This ride replaced the Movie Magic Special Effects show.

Renowned roller coaster designer Werner Stengel's company Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH is responsible for the ride's engineering. Some fabrication of steel was done locally by a Nerang-based steel manufacturer.
StatusOperating
Opening DateDecember 26, 2005

Stats

Coaster type Steel
Manufacturer Intamin
Model Accelerator
Height 40 m
Drop height 40 m
Length 760 m
Speed 100 km/hr
G-forces 4.2 g
Capacity (per hour) 820 people per hour
Trains on track 2
Cars per train 5
Cost AUD$16,000,000
Ride time 1:40 mins

User Ratings

8.7
Enjoyment | 5 comments →
10
Effectiveness | 3 comments →
10
Intensity | 5 comments →
9.0
Rider Comfort | 5 comments →
9.0
Pacing | 5 comments →
8.7
Theming/Storyline | 5 comments →
9.0
Upkeep/Presentation | 5 comments →
8.0
Queue/Efficiency | 5 comments →
6.3

User Reviews

8.0
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Gary86 2 months ago
Great ride except for the forced locker hire and the fact that they exit you through the gift shop.... but hang on aren't my items (including my wallet/cash) in the locker????
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9.0
1 found this helpful

Superman Escape (roller coaster)

Santa07 2 months ago
Best ride on the gold coast. If you go to movieworld, you can't just walk past this. You haven't lived if you haven't ridden this.
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9.0
3 found this helpful

Superman Escape (roller coaster)

AUSTHEMEPARKS 3 months ago
An excellent coaster and the best in Australia.
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9.0
2 found this helpful

Superman Escape (roller coaster)

themagician 3 months ago
The ride is one of the best on the Gold Coast and features a good story line and theming, with a great ride experience of high speeds and high G-Forces.
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8.0
1 found this helpful

Superman Escape (roller coaster)

Zanstabar 4 months ago
One of the best rides in Australia that still ranks quite highly on worldwide polls. Improvements could definitely be made, but Superman Escape always delivers on it's promise of high thrills and themeing
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