The STRAT Thrill Rides

Having an architectural height of 1,149 feet, the The STRAT tower is a signature fixture on the Las Vegas Strip. The top of the tower includes several rides that rival those in America's best amusement parks. Known as the Thrill Rides, the Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream provide adrenaline-pumping experiences hundreds of feet above the vibrant streets of Las Vegas. The Stratosphere Tower also offers convenient on-site dining, drinking, shopping and other amenities. Click to book your STRAT Rides admission ticket.

The Big Shot

The STRAT Rides
The entrance to the Big Shot ride is located more than 920 feet above ground. After buckling up in your seat at the main platform, you'll be rapidly driven upwards to a height of 1,081 feet. Immediately after reaching the top of the ride, you'll plunge downwards and experience thrilling G-forces as your legs dangle from the seats. When operating at normal capacity, the Big Shot reaches a maximum speed of 45 MPH. There's a height restriction of 48 inches for passengers who'd like to enjoy this attraction. Click to book your STRAT Rides admission ticket.

The Insanity

The Insanity ride consists of an enormous mechanized arm that spins and swirls several attached seats. Located approximately 900 feet above ground, this machine will expose you to up to 3 G-forces. Tilted at 70 degrees, the seats offer great views of the Las Vegas Strip if you're willing to keep your eyes open during the head-spinning ride. The centripetal motion of the Insanity might also give you a sensation of soaring or flying above the SkyPod of the tower. Anyone who's less than 48 inches tall is not permitted to try this extreme ride.


Using a classic mechanism of a teeter-totter, the X-Scream thrusts passengers nearly 30 feet beyond the edge of The STRAT tower. Your legs and waist will be fully secured to the seats, but you could freely swing and wave your arms during the adrenaline-pumping experience. As you're pulled back and forth by the mechanical tracks, you'll probably feel some temporary weightlessness. The X-Scream is only suitable for individuals who meet the minimum 48-inch height requirement.

Food and Drinks

After experiencing some thrilling activities on top of The STRAT tower, you could recharge with some fresh food and cold drinks at the Top of the World Restaurant. This restaurant has an elegant dining area that completes a full revolution in about 80 minutes. Salads, sandwiches, burgers and seafood are served at this acclaimed establishment that has floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. Featuring a whiskey bar and private dining rooms, McCall's offers upscale dining. This steakhouse also has a fine selection of seafood and spirits. Having a business casual dress code, Fellini's serves a large variety of authentic Italian dishes and premium wines.

Visiting The STRAT Thrill Rides

The STRAT tower rises above the grounds of this three-star property along South Las Vegas Boulevard. There are several convenient public transportation services available in this section of the Las Vegas Strip. You can ride the RTC DEUCE bus to any point on the Strip, including the Stratosphere Hotel and neighbouring casinos. You may also hop on the Las Vegas Monorail and get off at the SLS Station just off Sahara Avenue. Free, metered and valet parking options are abundant at and near the The STRAT.

Location: The STRAT Hotel Casino & SkyPod at 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 89104

Click here to visit The STRAT Thrill Rides official website.

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