Earthquake - The Ride, Gatlinburg

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Trying to mimic what you'd experience if you were trapped in the subway when a full-fledged natural disaster hit, Earthquake - The Ride shakes and rattles as part of an amusement ride. Objects get thrown around and animals pop up at riders. While some visitors give the ride high marks for nostalgia, most dub it as an attraction that can be easily bypassed. Using our world travel planner, Gatlinburg attractions like Earthquake - The Ride can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Earthquake - The Ride Reviews
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  • Don't even waste your time of going on this ride you paid $10 for a 3 min. ride it looked very cool on the outside but when you got on it, it just wasn't fun don't waste your money.  more »
  • If it were half the price, it might have been worth it. You will board a train car and go forward and back and watch things fall around you. As others have pointed out, it is pretty cheesy. I do want ...  more »
  • Earthquake will give you a true carnival ride experience complete with cheesy special effects but also a nice bit of seat-jolting fun over the course of about 6 minutes. It's certainly not Disney qual...  more »
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  • Not the worst but definitely near the bottom. Maybe with some updates or even just redoing the whole thing it would be worth it. I will not ever spend another dollar on this.
  • For a ride like that it was really good. And a nice scare!
  • I have to give this ride some credit, it's actually pretty fun! We went on Halloween and went in expecting "the worst ride ever" just to see what it was actually like. Personally, I didn't think this was a waste of money at all! If you don't go in with high expectations for less than ten dollars, you won't be disappointed. It's true that not everything is logical, but it's just good fun.
  • I really feel no deserve my money back. Total was of $48
  • Do you have 3 minutes to kill and $10 to waste? This ride is perfect for you! We walked up and the operator was eating a sandwich and on her phone. Story made no sense and random objects were taped to the ceiling. Same effect if you put your $10 bill in a blender and jump up and down. Waste of money.
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