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Desperado Roller Coaster

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Address: 31900 Las Vegas Blvd S, Interstate 15 at Exit 1, Primm, NV 89019-7002
Phone Number:
+1 702-679-5160

at Primm Valley Casino Resorts

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Nice coaster - when its running

I have been riding roller coasters for over 50 years (first was the wooden roller coaster at the PNE in Vancouver BC).and since then numerous throughout the US, Canada, Europe... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom H
British Columbia, Canada

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British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been riding roller coasters for over 50 years (first was the wooden roller coaster at the PNE in Vancouver BC).and since then numerous throughout the US, Canada, Europe... Over the last 10 years or so I have been on the Desperado on numerous occasions.... It is a long coaster and has a huge drop... I do like it...... More 

Thank Tom H
Fremont, California
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5,099 reviews
3,319 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Desparado Roller Coaster is fun one to ride in Primm, Nevada. We went there on our drive to Las Vegas. We also liked the TV special on Travel TV that featured this roller coaster.

Thank mini
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

When a friend and I visited Primm and Buffalo Bill's, it was exclusively to ride this coaster. We had heard while waiting in line for the Mean Streak at Cedar Point about this coaster. We took the trip to Vegas, and took a little side trip to Primm Nevada, to ride the Desperado!!! It is/was one of the wildest, craziest... More 

1 Thank Brian C
Atlanta, Georgia
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144 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is the only coaster I've been scared on in my life. The drop is huge and you feel like you will come out of your seat. So scared I did it twice!!

1 Thank Rob J
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

People come when they see the roller coaster, problem is, it never ever is running!!!! I have been to Las Vegas through Primm more times than I can count. Never have seen it running.

2 Thank Deborah S
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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214 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Must ride this thriller roller-coaster! You will never ride another O.O ... It's a once in a lifetime ride that you will never ever forget! Hold on and enjoy the ride! I would definitely recommend this if you're into roller-coasters. Just the sound of the tracks leaving the station... Woooooo!!!

2 Thank Cheri A
Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Drove down from Vegas -- short 1/2 ride just to experience a once record breaking coaster. Price is a little high. The major thing I want to say is that it is the roughest ride I have ever had on a steel coaster! Didn't know if I had injured my back or not on this ride (thankfully no) but as... More 

1 Thank pscigam
Kanosh, Utah
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115 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Worth the ride down from Vegas, and one heck of good ride. We've been here several times and keep coming back.

1 Thank TedRecupero
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were caravanning with another family and they needed to charge their Tesla on our way from Vegas. With 6 kids (ages 7-11) between us and at least an hour wait while the car charged, one of the fathers suggested we checkout the Desperado Roller Coaster at the Wild Bill Casino (approximated 5-10 min walk from charging station). Before the... More 

1 Thank EllaPaige
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Never saw this thing running and we were there for 3 days including the weekend. Not sure what the reason is.

1 Thank Phyllis M

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