While it can’t compare to a real rocket ride, the Iron Shark Rollercoaster at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier provides riders with a thrilling, heart-stopping experience.
Riders on the Cyclone at Historic Galveston Pleasure Pier reach speeds of 25 miles per hour as they circle around on the 60-foot tall looping roller coaster. And then they do it backward.
The Chinese dragon has long been a potent symbol of auspicious power in Chinese folklore and art. At Pleasure Pier on Galveston’s Seawall the flying Sea Dragon uses the powers of speed and g-forces to create fear among riders.