An exciting feature

Vertical Drop Element

The Vertical Drop Element stands for the essence of ZIERER’s core competences: family rides and unique roller coaster concepts.

With this specially designed coaster component, rapid velocity and freefalling, two ride sensations of the extreme, will come to a unique peak. With the Vertical Drop Element, the train plunges 5.5 m / 18 ft. downward of which two meters occur in total freefall.

The Vertical Drop Element covers a footprint of 11 x 12 m / 36.1 x 39.4 ft. and measures 15 m / 49.2 ft. in height. It is a compatible feature for almost every coaster layout, e.g. the Elevated Seating Coaster. However, customers with specific wishes may have this special feature integrated into their custom layout as well. The Vertical Drop Element makes the thrill of freefalling an extraordinary asset to any regular coaster attraction.

Technical Data / Dimensions

  • Footprint:
    Length: approx. 11 m / 36.1 ft.
    Width: approx. 12 m / 39.4 ft.
    Height: approx. 15 m / 49.2 ft.
    Height of drop: approx. 5.5 m / 18 ft.