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Fast and Tall Coaster with a Great View

The Desperado is one of only 5 hyper coaster models built by legendary roller coaster firm Arrow... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Burbank, California
Bumpiest ride ever

My kids had been wanting to ride this roller coaster because you can see it from the highway and it... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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at Primm Valley Casino Resorts
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31900 Las Vegas Blvd S, Interstate 15 at Exit 1, Primm, NV 89019-7002
+1 702-679-5160
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

THIS USED TO BE SO AWESOME!!!!!! Ride is way too rough. Track replacement is overdue. Fix this and we will return....but not until you do.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob T
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Stopped in while site-seeing. The coaster was shut down with no re-open date. I'm kind of glad though...didn't look like it had been serviced in awhile.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tammilauminick
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

On a weekend trip top Vegas with my husband back in the late 90's, we decided to stop in primm for a while and get our weekend rolling. We were enjoying some great slot action almost right in the door. But personally, fromthe moment I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JC A
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The Desperado is one of only 5 hyper coaster models built by legendary roller coaster firm Arrow Dynamics (1946-2002), and one of only 4 still operating. It was designed by Ron Toomer, one of the most famous roller coaster designers, and is still largely the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank vzabaly
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

My kids had been wanting to ride this roller coaster because you can see it from the highway and it looks really big. So we finally decided to ride it. It was quite expensive at $14 dollars per ride, per person. It was a very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank 333Christie
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hours suck, and the cost for one person $13.99. This was the lonogest drop when it opened but really not worth the price.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank NEofAZ
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I understand it's a thrill ride and roller coasters are fast-moving and jerky, but seriously the bruises that my daughter received from riding this coaster are unbelievable (see attached photo of elbows). She was so sore from this ride that we had to cancel our...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nikki L
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The wildest ride! We bought twilight passes (wrist bands) for unlimited riding after 5:00 pm. $15.00 Riding after dark is common because afternoon temperatures can top 110° F in the desert. The front seat is by far the smoothest of an otherwise out-of-control experience. We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank afjmcIII
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I rode this one 3 times from front, middle and back. The back really throws you around! I paid for unlimited rides after 5pm and that proved good value.

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank trickyvillains
Reviewed 28 May 2017

She had a cross around her neck And a flower in her hand That I picked from the side of Thomas Drive On our way to the sand We found an old wooden chair Still warm from the sun Pushed it back, gave me a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Windman69
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6 August 2015|
Response from ResortShowcases |
4 Attractions, $25 For ALL-Day
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Response from pchnmain | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there any coupons available. (I did look and couldn’t find any.) The cost for riding the “Desperado” roller coaster [once] is $8 per person. Per my review, wristbands are available that allow you to ride all of... More