The Thunderbird is an awe-inspiring combination of high speed, sharp swerving and careening motions, stomach fluttering drops and bounces, and loads of atmosphere that only a spectacular wooden rollercoaster such as this can provide!
The Thunderbird is the pride of the Park and it remains popular year after year. Ranked in the top ten of the world’s best wooden-track rollercoasters, the Thunderbird provides smooth riding even in sharp turns and up- and downhill locomotion.
The ride was built in cooperation with American Great Coasters International (GCI), who specialise in wooden rollercoasters. The track is a little less than a kilometer long, and at times, the cars reach almost 30 metres of height.
The Thunderbird has left passengers utterly astonished. It is an awe-inspiring combination of high speed, sharp swerving and careening motions, stomach fluttering drops and bounces, and loads of atmosphere that can only a spectacular wooden rollercoaster such as this can provide. The pleasantly smooth ride entices riders to keep coming back for more.
The most common comments from riders after experiencing the Thunderbird are, for example: “Wow!” “Mind-blowing!”, or, “Woah, this was terrifying, I’ve got to try it again!”.
Already in its first year the Thunderbird shot to the top of Finland’s most popular amusement park rides. It’s also the most popular ride in PowerPark. The ride is suitable for almost everyone. Come and experience the world’s most northern wooden rollercoaster for yourself!
Height requirement: 130cm.
Accessibility: There is a ramp by the pinball saloon exit by which you can enter and exit the ride, if necessary. You need to climb into the ride.
The ride is not recommended for people with cardiovascular or musculoskeletal disorders, back problems, high blood pressure or if you are pregnant.