Simulator rides are a type of ride that can be found at a local amusement park or at theme parks and are where riders are seated in a vehicle and shown a movie. But it doesn’t end there, while watching the movie, riders’ seats move, corresponding to the action on the screen.
There are numerous theme parks located across the globe that feature ever-popular simulator rides, some of which are very well known and are the main reason that visitors go to those specific theme parks.
We have put together a list of three of the most popular simulator rides and where they can be found, for those adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers who are looking for the next rush:
Panem Aerial Tour – motiongate™ DUBAI
Based on and inspired by The Hunger Games movie, Panem Aerial Tour is located at a theme park in Dubai will immerse riders in the world of Panem and everything that happens there.
You have been chosen to be one of the very few to take part in this amazing soaring tour of Panem and the iconic landmarks that are found in the Capitol.
Once seated, the journey begins and you cruise high above the city looking down on all its beauty. However, shortly after you and the other passengers think you have made it to the other side, you realise that you have been spotted by Peacekeepers.
You are the other passengers are then thrown in amidst an epic battle that will have you all fighting to stay alive and to keep your aircraft up in the air! Will you make it?
Star Tours – The Adventure Continues – Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Orlando
On this amazing simulator ride, riders will take a jump into hyperspace and to a whole new destination from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
During the 3d, motion-simulated space flight, you can expect to blast off and enjoy a thrilling tour of the Star Wars Galaxy like never before while on board a Starspeeder 1000.
Along the way you will voyage to the oceans of Naboo while avoiding monstrous fish and take park in a dangerous battle above Coruscant, all while meeting Boba Fett and Darth Vader along the way, meaning there is a lot of adventure and excitement to be had!
Riders will be immersed in the Star Wars mythology for a daring and unforgettable intergalactic adventure. May the force be with you during this epic journey!
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem – Universal Studios, Florida
More on the tame side of simulator rides, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem allows riders to join Gru, his three daughters and the bright yellow and mischievous Minions on a heart-warming and amusing 3D ride.
Riders will start off inside Gru’s home where you and the rest of the crew will be recruited by the man himself to take part in his latest devious scheme.
To take part in this scheme, you will have to be a minion yourself, and will go through “Minion Training” in order to get in on the action.
However, once you have completed your training, things don’t seem to be going ass planned and you will be launched into a trip that will take you through Gru’s super-villain lab. Are you ready for a journey of a lifetime? Good luck, minions!
Have fun, get in on the action and have a little giggle by taking a ride on these amazing and much-loved simulators. There is nothing quite like seeing the Star Wars galaxy from afar, helping Gru on an adventure and taking part in an epic battle in Panem!