SKYPLEX World Record Setting Attractions Coming to I-Drive
Orlando’s tourist corridor on International Drive will get some distinctively vertical additions to its skyline by 2018 with the development of SKYPLEX!
SKYPLEX will feature the area’s largest indoor theme park complete with upscale arcading, simulators, bars, and a host of rides and games, as well as additional opportunities for attractions, interactive venues, restaurants and retail. SKYPLEX also will include a 350-room hotel and 2400-car parking garage with a valet parking option. The Skyscraper observation deck will offer views 535 feet from the ground and will be accessible by the region’s tallest glass elevators.
The biggest thrills at SKYPLEX will come from it’s world record setting attractions, including The Skyscraper “polercoaster” and the 450-foot drop ride, SkyFall!
Developers David and Joshua Wallack announced this week that The Skyscraper at SKYPLEX™ will now include a 524-foot vertical lift coming 24 feet under the ground and up to its ultimate height of 501 feet. This will be the fourth world record planned for the Skyscraper “polercoaster” including the world’s tallest roller coaster, world’s tallest inversion, and the world’s steepest drop. The Skyscraper “polercoaster” is the anchor attraction at SKYPLEX™.
The Wallacks also announced that SKYPLEX’s surf park SkySurf will contain the world’s largest man-made surfing wave pool, bringing six overall world records to the entertainment complex including the previously announced SkyFall, the world’s tallest drop ride, and four for The Skyscraper.
SKYPLEX will comprise approximately 1.5 million square feet located on 14 prime acres in the Orlando attraction’s corridor. It will also include SkyFly free fall zip line, simulators and a host of rides and games, as well as additional opportunities for attractions, interactive venues, upscale restaurants, bars and retail. SKYPLEX will have a 2400 space parking garage and valet option.
Are you brave enough to take on these world record setting attractions?