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Earthquake - The Ride

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Address: 653 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-436-9765
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Don't waste your money!

Cheesey! Complete with a caged gorilla and crocodile on a subway. Cost $27 for 2 adults and a child for a 5 minute ride that didn't even vaguely resemble an earth quake. I'd... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JLLahner
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheesey! Complete with a caged gorilla and crocodile on a subway. Cost $27 for 2 adults and a child for a 5 minute ride that didn't even vaguely resemble an earth quake. I'd rather have given my money away.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

if you have ever been to Disneyland or universal studios prepare to be disappointed! you go back and forth yippee. the effects are from the 1970's at best. I've been through a real earthquake in CA appreantly the creator has not! WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY!

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Thank Nathan M
Mt. Juliet, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I went to this with my two brothers, and my parents. I loved it personally! It took you on a small 'ride' over a flamed up train then jerked you backwards. Giant piece of swinging concrete and tool shelf next to you! Also loved the rushing water coming down and the ceiling of rats hanging over you! Loved it!

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1 Thank alannaceleste
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Gatlinburg is home to some of the last remaining roadside attractions. You won't see anything like World of Illusions, Hauntings, and Earthquake anywhere else. Sure, it may be overpriced, but you won't find the cheesy fun that you experience on this ride anywhere else except Gatlinburg.

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1 Thank Ramones6
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We checked out this "attraction" in Gatlinburg and were highly dissapointed to say the least. This is not even really a "ride". It basically just goes back & forth a few feet while shaking you around and miscellaneous things pop out at you. It really doesn't even keep the earthquake theme. SAVE YOUR MONEY & DO AOMETHING ELSE!

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Thank Karen D
Alabama
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Horrible!!! Wasted $50 for our family to go on a ghetto "ride". Do not waste your time or money. So sad. I am shocked they are still in business.

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2 Thank Goaldigger R
South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I was hoping this would be a great thrill - the only thrill I got was listening to my mom scream and freak out as the seat move. It wasn't really worth the money we spent.

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Thank Rachel M
Pensacola
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This ride is not worth the ten dollars it cost or the time to ride it. There are better ways to spend your time and money when visiting Gatlinburg.

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Thank Richard D
Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Overall terrible. It lasts all of about 5 minutes, backwards and forwards on a little track, some sound effects, a few flashing lights. Not worth the money at all.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

I looked at the brochure and thought this would be a great ride for us. It looked like we would be in for a thrill!! What a surprise. No thrills.... Just frills. Don't do it unless you have little kids who don't know better.

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