White Cyclone is a wooden roller coaster at Nagashima Spa Land in Mie Prefecture, Japan. At 1,700 meters in length, White Cyclone is the third longest wooden roller coaster in the World, and is the longest wooden roller coaster outside of the United States.
Despite its length, White Cyclone is still considerably shorter than the 2,479 meter Steel Dragon 2000, the world's longest steel roller coaster, which is also at Nagashima Spa Land. In addition to being the third longest wooden roller coaster, White Cyclone is the seventh tallest wooden roller coaster in the world, and the fourth tallest wooden roller coaster outside the United States. A single ride on the White Cyclone costs ¥1,000, and the ride is restricted to those individuals above 4 feet, 3 inches in height; and those individuals under 54 years of age.
White Cyclone is constructed out of enough Alaskan timber to construct nearly a thousand homes.The ride is particularly fast for a wooden roller coaster and it incorporates many standard elements such as helixes, large drops and smaller bunny hills.The coaster incorporates a double out-and-back design and uses cars manufactured by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company.
Designer: Stand Company
Model: Wooden Coaster
Track layout: Out and Back
Lift/launch system: Chain lift hill
Height: 139 ft (42 m)
Drop: 129 ft (39 m)
Length: 5,577.42 ft (1,700.00 m)
Speed: 63.4 mph (102.0 km/h)
Height restriction: 4 ft 3 in (130 cm)