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Earthquake - The Ride

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Address: 653 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3203
Phone Number: 865-436-9765

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Old & kinda rundown

This was a 10 minute ride in a wooden box. The 'ride' is a track about 20 feet long that goes forward and backward a few times. The 'special effects' are like yard sale finds... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SRWolverton
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a blast on this ride. Don't get me wrong, it's not a roller coaster but it's still fun. Granted you're not gonna be screaming at 80+ mph and through corkscrews but it's a good time. Gatlinburg is all about unwinding and not taking yourself too serious. It's about hanging out with your family and beings little silly. These... More 

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a 10 minute ride in a wooden box. The 'ride' is a track about 20 feet long that goes forward and backward a few times. The 'special effects' are like yard sale finds! Will not waste money on this again!

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Thank SRWolverton
Mayflower, Arkansas
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64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't know why it's getting all bad reviews. But when I went sometime back it was very fun. I enjoyed the ride. It was a nice break from walking around window shopping.

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Thank jeremy s
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously this is the worst waste of money we spent on this trip or any other. Ridiculously stupid!! Take a pass.

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Thank Wendy Kay D
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheesy and bad "effects". Only did it because my daughter wanted to try it on our last night in Gatlinburg. Even she recognized how bad it was after the fact. Worth about $2 not the $9 each that we paid. Save your money.

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Thank Pete F
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on July 28, 2016....Thought it be a cool thing to do with my daughter. Omg the ride was terrible. The blonde teenager never said a word and was on her phone the entire time. She never said anything to the group. Waste of money.

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Thank Scott J
Johnson City, Tennessee
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If this ride was super cheap it may be worth it just to laugh at how bad it is. But for $9 it's a terrible waste of money. If you've ever been on an earthquake ride at a major theme park it is nothing like it. It's very cheap, basically paying to move back and forth twice and bouncing backward... More 

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Thank Zane P
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Less than a five minute ride for almost $10 a person... Plus it was incredibly boring! Don't waste your money!

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Thank jrorians
Boynton Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Terrible ride. Not at all worth the cost. Very disappointed in this one. Spend your money on something else.

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Thank boyntonbeachcpl
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I would like to say it felt like an earthquake but it really felt like I lost a couple of minutes that I can't get back of my life. The price is high and the ride is short. Skip this and put the money on lunch.

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Thank Lisa R

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