Don’t let the name fool you, the Samba Tower is a balloon ride too. You and your child can ride in a basket-like car as it spins upwards, reaching heights of 30 feet. If you have a daredevil on hand, you can control the spinning of the basket. This is one of the most popular rides in the Carnival Kiddie Rides section and a crowd favorite. People of all ages can ride the Samba Tower. The Samba Tower also gives you a great view of the park and of the smoky mountains .
Tentative ride requirements include:
– Must be 36 inches (3 feet) tall minimum.
– 36 inches (3 feet) to 42 inches (3.5 feet) must ride someone 12 year old or older. (When riding with someone under 42 inches (3.5 feet) tall your ride is free).
– Weight load is 550 lbs per car.