Fact File: Sky Ride
First Installed 1987
Opening Date 28th March 1987
Opened By Prince Edward
Location Towers Street / Forbidden Valley / Cloud Cuckoo Land
Cost £6 million
Manufacturer Poma
Designer Sir Robert McAlpine
Stations 3
Track Length 1048 metres
Ride Height 61 metres
Maximum Speed 9 mph (14 km/h)
Ride Duration Approx. 5 minutes
Queue Time 5 - 15 minutes
Capacity 520
Throughput 2,880 people per hour
Seating Arrangement 52 gondolas, 10 seats per gondola
When To Ride Anytime
Restraint Type None
Height Restriction No height restriction
Property Security Property must be taken with you
First Timers Sit Anywhere
Thrill Seekers Sit Anywhere
Ride Photography No