World’s tallest slingshot and drop tower open to public Now Open in December 2021

Press Release by ICON Park Orlando

WHAT: The world’s tallest slingshot and drop tower attractions open to the public tomorrow, December 28th at Orlando’s ICON Park. 

The Orlando SlingShot™ at ICON Park stands at 300 feet, making it the world’s tallest slingshot. The two-tower attraction launches two riders out of an “exploding volcano” approximately 450 feet straight up into the sky, reaching speeds of up to 100 mph.

The Orlando FreeFall™ at ICON Park stands at 430 feet, making it the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower. Thirty riders at a time can embrace the beautiful sites of ICON Park and I-Drive as the ride vehicle rotates around the gigantic tower and rises high into the skyline. Once the ride vehicle reaches the top, it’ll tilt forward 30 degrees and face the ground for a brief moment before free falling nearly 400 feet at speeds reaching over 75 mph.

A ticket for Orlando SlingShot at ICON Park is $30; it’s $12 for Orlando FreeFall at ICON Park. There are combo tickets for both or with StarFlyer that range from $20 to $50.
The Orlando SlingShot and Orlando FreeFall are owned and operated by The Slingshot Group, Keator Construction, LLC is the general contractor responsible for building these landmark attractions. The manufacturer of the rides is Funtime. 

WHEN: December 28, 2021 (Opening date)

WHERE: ICON Park, 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

About The Slingshot Group  The Slingshot Group has been operating Funtime amusement rides in Florida since 2000. With locations in popular Florida vacation destinations including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach and Panama City Beach, The Slingshot Group operates the ultimate premier thrill rides including the SlingShot™, The Vomatron™ and StarFlyer™.  With all locations featuring free admission and free parking, guests will find themselves launching 450 ft at 100 miles per hour, spinning 200 ft at 70 miles per hour or swinging out at 380 ft at 45 miles per hour, minutes after arriving!  

The Slingshot Group has created the “Land of the Giants” at ICON Park in Orlando, which is made up of the world’s tallest slingshot, standalone swing ride and freestanding drop tower. It will continue to offer more thrills in 2022 with the opening of the SlingShot™ at the Promenade at Sunset Walk. 

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