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Goliath
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Walibi Holland
Park section Speed Zone
Coordinates 52°26′19″N 5°45′41″E / 52.43861°N 5.76139°E / 52.43861; 5.76139Coordinates: 52°26′19″N 5°45′41″E / 52.43861°N 5.76139°E / 52.43861; 5.76139
Status Operating
Opening date March 29, 2002 (2002-03-29)
General statistics
Type Steel
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Lift/launch system Cable lift hill
Height 47.17 m (154.8 ft)
Drop 46.31 m (151.9 ft)
Length 1,214 m (3,983 ft)
Speed 106 km/h (66 mph)
Inversions 0
Duration 1:32
Max vertical angle 70°
Height restriction 140 cm (4 ft 7 in)
Trains 2 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 32 riders per train.
Goliath at RCDB
Pictures of Goliath at RCDB

Goliath is a steel roller coaster in the Dutch theme park Walibi Holland. The lift hill has a height of 46.8 meters. This makes it the tallest coaster of the Benelux. However, in 2007 this record was beaten by Vertigo in Walibi Belgium, but after Vertigo was demolished in 2008, Goliath was again the tallest coaster of the Benelux.

Ride information

The coaster was created by the Swiss coaster manufacturer Intamin AG. It was opened in 2002. The coaster has a maximum speed of 66 miles per hour (106 km/h) over 3,982 feet (1,214 m) of track. The coaster has 2 trains, one green and one purple with hydraulic lap bars as restraints.

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