Las Vegas Thrill Rides, Theme Parks, and Arcade Games

Las Vegas thrill rides, theme parks, and arcade games offer an escape from the casinos, as well as fun, entertainment, and excitement the entire family will enjoy.

Ride a zip line and enjoy spectacular views as you soar through the air.

Visit a Las Vegas theme park that features rides, attractions, and games that entertain the whole family, or escape the heat and play a round of indoor mini golf.

Thrill Rides, Theme Parks, and Arcades in Las Vegas

Stratosphere Tower & Rides

Address: 2000 S Las Vegas Blvd.,  Las Vegas, NV 89107

Phone: (702) 380-7777

SkyJump is a heart-pounding, scream-inducing Las Vegas thrill ride, an open-air leap from 829 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.

You’ll zoom toward the landing pad at speeds topping 40mph, while the crowds below gasp and applaud your bravado.

Daytime, Nighttime and Sunset SkyJumps available.

Strap into the Big Shot and prepare to be shot 160 feet in the air at 45 miles per hour as you overlook the Las Vegas Valley.

In a matter of seconds, the Big Shot Las Vegas thrill ride catapults riders from the 921-foot high platform up the Tower's mast to a height of 1,081 feet and down again. 

Before you catch your breath, you'll be shot back up again at forces unmatched by other Vegas thrill parks! Experience a gut-wrenching four 'G's of force on the way up, and feel negative 'G's on the way down.

A massive mechanical arm extending out 64 feet over the edge of the Stratosphere Tower at a height of over 900 feet. Insanity The Ride spins you in the open air at speeds of up to three 'G's

You'll be propelled up to an angle of 70 degrees, which will tilt your body into one position — straight down!

Be prepared for a breathtaking view of downtown Las Vegas.

X-Scream resembles a massive teeter-totter or a Vegas rollercoaster unlike any other ever seen. This Las Vegas thrill ride propels you and several other riders headfirst, 27 feet over the edge of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower.

After being shot over the edge, you'll dangle weightlessly above the Las Vegas Strip before being pulled back and propelled over again for more.

The LINQ High Rolller

Mirage Las Vegas Volcano, Photo by Daryl Mitchell, Flickr

Address: 3545 South Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: (866) 328-1888

The High Roller is the world’s tallest observation wheel; measuring 520 feet in diameter it eclipses both the London Eye and Singapore Flyer.

The wheel takes 30 minutes to complete one full revolution and features 28 glass-enclosed cabins with breathtaking of Las Vegas and the Strip

Located right in the center of the world-famous Strip, across from Caesars Palace, the wheel is easy to get to by foot, car or Las Vegas Monorail.

Adventuredome Theme Park at Circus Circus

Address: 2880 South Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: (702) 794-3939

The Adventuredome Indoor Theme Park at Circus Circus Las Vegas features more than 25 Las Vegas thrill rides and attractions, including two thrilling roller coasters:

Canyon Blaster - Canyon Blaster is the world's only indoor double-loop, double-corkscrew roller coaster that speeds through The Adventuredome at 55 mph.

El Loco - El Loco riders will experience twists, turns and drops, very unique in the coaster world as they ascend 90 feet before dropping over and under to experience a 1.5 vertical-G.

The Big Apple Coaster & Arcade at NewYork NewYork Hotel

Address: 3790 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: (702) 740-6969

The Big Apple Coaster at New York New York is the world’s first coaster to feature a 180-degree “heartline” twist and dive maneuver - this Las Vegas thrill ride provides heart-stopping action and excitement!

The Big Apple Arcade features some of the latest video, arcade games, and attractions.

For an exciting and unique wedding ceremony, take the plunge at 67 mph on the Big Apple Coaster.

Adventure Canyon at Buffalo Bills

Address: 31900 Las Vegas Blvd South, Primm, NV 89019

Phone: (702) 386-7867

Adventure Canyon provides fun and excitement for the whole family, from The Desperado roller coaster to video games in the Zone Arcade.

The Desperado - Take in breathtaking views of the entire valley from 209-feet above the desert floor then brace yourself as you plunge downward in this Las Vegas thrill ride.

Additional rides include the Adventure Canyon Log FlumeFrog Hopper, and Maxflight Cyber Coaster.

Fun Dungeon at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino

Address: Excalibur Hotel & Casino, 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: (702) 597-7170

The Fun Dungeon, the Excalibur arcade is where you can test your skills on a variety of your favorite games that challenged you as a kid or save the day on one of the latest arcade games.

The Fun Dungeon offers over 150 games, including 16 Carnival Midways, 19 Prize Redemption Games, 65 Arcade Games, 10 Sports Games and 83 Redemption Games.

KISS by Monster Mini Golf at Rio Hotel Las Vegas

Address: Rio Hotel Las Vegas, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Phone: (702) 558-6256

Kiss By Monster Mini Golf is a ''KISS Themed'' attraction that showcases an indoor glow-in-the-dark custom designed, Rockin' 18-hole miniature golf course filled with state-of-the-art video, special effects and unique KISS props.

The venue is filled with arcade games, a special event room, a colossal sized KISS rock 'n' roll gift shop, amazing KISS museum and a rock 'n' roll wedding chapel with themed packages.

In addition, a live DJ rocks the house with continuous KISS music, trivia, contests and prizes.

Las Vegas Thrill Rides - Zip Lines

SlotZilla Zipline at Freemont Street Experience

Address: 425 Fremont Street #160, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone: (702) 678-5780

SlotZilla at Fremont Street Experience is a 12-story, slot machine-inspired zip line attraction and is one of the best things to do in Las Vegas. SlotZilla offers two ways to fly, the lower “Zipline” and upper “Zoomline.”

Zip-Zilla (Zipline) launches from a platform 77 feet in the air. Flyers will be in a seated position and land halfway down the Fremont Street Experience pedestrian promenade, between the Four Queens and Fremont casinos.

Super-Hero Zoom (Zoomline) launches from a platform more than 10 stories up on in the air (114 feet) and whisks flyers 1,750 feet, all the way down the Fremont Street Experience, to a landing platform at the city’s most historic casino, Golden Gate.

Voo Doo Zipline at Rio Las Vegas

Address: Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Phone: (702) 388-0477

The VooDoo ZipLine is an exhilarating ride that sends guests soaring higher than 500 feet in the air at electrifying speeds, offering 360-degree open-air views of the Las Vegas Strip.

VooDoo Zipline can accommodate up to two riders at one time. On the return trip guests will ride an additional 800 feet to the starting point facing backwards.

The zip ride takes off from VooDoo Lounge, located atop Rio’s 50-story Masquerade tower, sending guests cascading more than 800 feet to the Ipanema tower, reaching speeds up to 33 miles per hour.

Bootleg Canyon Zipline

Address: 1644 Nevada Highway, Boulder City, NV 89005

Phone: (702) 293-6885

Guests complete four different ziplines.

Ever imagined soaring from the top of a mountain with an eagle’s eye view? Let your imagination become reality and experience the thrill and beauty of Bootleg Canyon Zipline - Boulder City’s newest eco-adventure, located at the base of Red Mountain.

The guided tour starts with a scenic van ride up the mountain. Once you arrive at the top, it's around a 15-minute hike to the first platform, where you'll find yourself close to 3,800 feet (1140 meters) above sea level looking down over all of Nevada.

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