CruiseCarnival comes up with another attraction for adrenalin junkies.

A roller coaster on a ship? You better believe it

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Thrill seekers step this way on Carnival’s Mardi Gras.
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Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster will offer a series of twists, turns and drops with riders reaching speeds of nearly 65 kilometres per hour.

Carnival Cruise Line's 2020 new build Mardi Gras will feature a roller coaster track that loops around the funnel and out over the sea.

Built by Munich-based Maurer Rides, BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster will offer a series of twists, turns and drops with riders reaching speeds of nearly 65 kilometres per hour.

BOLT is an all-electric roller coaster that allows two riders in a motorcycle-like vehicle to race along a 240-metre track with 360-degree views (if you can bear to look!)

Carnival president Christine Duffy said it would be the first roller coaster on a cruise ship. "We think it's a really cool innovation for Mardi Gras, which will have a lot of new guest features and experiences that we have not done before.

"People always want more, whether it is (for their) vacations or anything else," Duffy said. "They're looking for something new, different and exciting."

Mardi Gras will sail from the newly built Cruise Terminal 3 at Port Canaveral in Florida.


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