Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park opened in 1964 is known for its various kinds of attractions. There are many attractions which were awarded the Guinness records and attract many visitors from both Japan and abroad. In addition, there are haunted houses and other spots for families. You can spend a whole day in this theme park. Above everything, you should try the attraction that feels like you are flying over Mt. Fuji.
“FUJIYAMA” is known as the “King of coasters.” At first, it climbs up slowly until it gets to the highest point of 79 m. Then it suddenly starts spinning and dives repeatedly. You can never get bored of this thrilling attraction no matter how many times you try.
Takabisha is the huge roller coaster offering a non-stop thrilling experience. It goes up vertically to the sky until it gets to the height of 43 m and then stops there facing downward before it starts diving with a steep drop at 121°. The thrill of going at an angle where you can’t see the rails gives you a whole new experience.
Launched from the dark tunnel, it goes up to 172 km/h in 1.8 seconds. The power of acceleration pushes your body to the backrest. The best view is at the top of the tower when the coaster rushes towards it.
Two loops, five times spinning with twists, seven times spinning of your seat. The fourteen times spinning is recognized by Guinness World Records. You will experience a whole range of spins on this coaster. It is so thrilling and exciting that you might lose your sense of balance.
Tekkotsu Bancho is the biggest spinning swing ride in Japan. The gondola spins while it repeatedly ascends and descends until it gets to the highest point equivalent to the 20th floor of a building. It is a unique experience you can only have with this attraction where your body glides parallel to the ground with your legs dangling.
Super Scary Labyrinth of Fear: Haunted Hospital
This haunted house attraction stands out among all scary rides in Fuji-Q Highland. It is a huge haunted house staged at a deserted hospital with great reality. The hospital is decorated in a grotesque manner. It makes even a strong man scream with fear. Can you survive the 900 meters course of the scary hospital?!
Fujiyama Hot Spring
There is a Japanese-style natural hot spring you can enjoy on a day trip just next to Fuji-Q Highland. It is great to have a relaxing time at the hot spring after an exciting day at Fuji-Q Highland. The entrance fee is 1,250 yen including rental towels. (1,550 yen on weekends and national holidays, in summer, the year end and the New Year)