The Swiss Alps are best experienced while moving. Whether hiking or skiing, it’s incredible to discover how expansive the Alps are. Discover the best mountain coasters in Switzerland.
Are thrills and chills your only priority? If yes, then have you ever been on a Swiss mountain coaster? A mountain coaster isn’t quite a roller coaster, but it’s close. Imagine a roller coaster that rushes down a mountain without loops, and you have an alpine coaster with much mountain fun!
You are spoilt for choice between the high alpine lakes, great hiking, and even summer skiing on glaciers. Now, add a mountain coaster that turns a long uphill hike into a fun mountain amusement park, how awesome is that!
Let your adventurous soul ride Switzerland’s top mountain coasters, ensuring the ultimate alpine coaster experience.
The top Mountain coasters in Switzerland are:
Glacier 3000, Alpine Coaster
The Alpine Coaster will instantly raise tourists’ heart rates and adrenaline levels! On this high-flying mountain adventure, travelers will experience weightlessness up to 6 meters (19.68 ft.) above the earth. Daredevils select the speed and number of times they want to slide down the sled using the brake lever. This iconic alpine coaster in the Bernese Oberland provides a glacier view. People will enjoy bouncing across the suspension bridge after trying it.
- Length: 877m
- Cost: CHF 9/ride + cable car return ticket
Arosa-Lenzerheide ski area’s Churwalden coaster is one of the top things to do when on a Swiss Private tour. The mount coaster descends to the valley at 3,060 m over 31 turns and a 480 m elevation difference. It became Switzerland’s longest alpine coaster run as a result. It has a top speed of 40 km per hour. You may quickly ascend to the starting position on the four-seater chairlift.
- Length: 3060m
- Cost: CHF 28 with lift – CHF16 without lift
Flumserberg “Floomzer” mountain coaster
Every time we hike at Flumserberg, we treat the kids to this super fun coaster, a nice reward for a good hike. Before you get on, be extra vigilant about creating space between you and the person in front of you so you don’t get stuck going slow in the second half. Once at the summit, you can plop down on one of the reliable and weatherproof sleds. Curves, tunnels, waves, bridges, and 360-degree circles offer fun and diversity.
- Length: 2000 m
- Cost: CHF 22 per person with lift, CHF 14 without lift
Sitting in Appenzell in east Switzerland is the Kronberg mountain resort which turns from a ski resort to a fun summer park packed with fun things to do for the whole family. The Kronberg coaster is a top coaster in Switzerland and one of the longer coasters. It rushes some 1000 meters down the mountainside, and riding double is an option too. As you run down the mountain, the views are incredible and not to be missed.
- Length: 1000m
- Cost: CHF 9/adult, CHF 6/child
Atzmännig, Toboggan Run
This alpine slide is a great ride and part of a fun mountain amusement park, including a fantastic ropes course. But this alpine slide is overpriced for what it is. Also, they charge for both the adult and child, even if you are riding double. There are many other fun things to do here to fill up the day, including a nice theme trail from the top of the lift.
- Length: 700m
- Cost: CHF 9.50/ride
Saas Fee, Feeblitz Rodelbobbahn
Sitting in the Bernese Alps in the mountain resort of Saas, Fee is one of the highest coasters in Switzerland. Getting up to the start of the Feeblitz Rodel-Bobbahn alpine coaster requires going up in a bobsled lift that can only take two people at a time. It then descends over 900 meters down the mountain and through the forest at great speed. The ride includes a 360-degree loop and three leaps and is an adrenaline rush of note!
- Length: 900m
- Cost: CHF 7/ride
Monte Tamaro, Coaster Bob
This high-speed coaster with tons of thrilling loops is fantastic. As tourists approach the beginning point of the downhill run, they will take in the panoramic view from Alpe Foppa. They can pick how quickly they want to travel at a top speed of 50 km/h (31mi/h) across a distance of 800 meters (2624.67 ft.). To escape afternoon lineups, it is recommended to head toward it first thing in the morning before hiking the bewitching trails surrounding the area.
- Length: 1000m
- Cost: CHF 5/ride
The Pfingstegg Toboggan Run
The Pfingstegg Toboggan Run in Grindelwald, which runs through the picturesque slopes above Interlaken, offers incomparable valley panoramas. The exciting alpine coaster takes tourists on a thrilling ride that lasts over 2,000 ft. (610 m) and reaches up to 25 mi/h (40 km/h). The best thing about the marvelous Pfingstegg Toboggan Run is that groups can rent it for evening fun. However, adventurous people should call ahead—these reservations fill up quickly!
- Length: 725m
- Cost: CHF 6/ride
One ride is never enough, so happily, with the day pass, you can ride it as many times as you want. If you get there when it opens, you can get at least a dozen rides before it gets crowded. The day pass includes the gondola ride up the mountain and unlimited use of all amusements, including the alpine slide, trampolines, bouncy castles, and summer tubing. There’s also a suspension bridge to cross and a nice panorama trail.
- Length: 600m
- Cost: CHF 5/ride
After a full day of mountain fun, people will enjoy hitting the iconic Brunni Engelberg alpine slide. This summer, tobogganing in Central Switzerland offers plenty of fun, starting with the treasure hunt theme trail and ending at the picnic area at the “Tickle Path” barefoot. The big alpine playground offers fun opportunities and must-try yummy ice cream. As for the ride, it closes at 17:00, thus the need to enjoy it before the end of the day.
- Length: 660 meters
- Cost: CHF 5/ride
Mt Pilatus, Rodelbahn Frakigaudi
Rodelbahn Frakigaudi on Mount Pilatus is Switzerland’s longest alpine slide at 1,350 meters. People will enjoy sleeping overnight in tree tents and on the ropes course there. They will also have fun catching big and stunning views after riding the cable car to the mountain’s top. It’s advisable to do that at the start of the day to save time at the end of it.
Pro tip: do this at the start of your day.
- Length: 1350m
- Cost: CHF 9/ride
These are just a few of Switzerland’s most breathtaking mountain coasters you may ride! The best feature of these roller coasters is that you can choose how fast you want to travel or slow down to take in the scenery. Check out these fascinating attractions and all the other fun things to do in Switzerland. So, what’s holding you back? Book your Switzerland tour package with Indian Holiday and get exciting offers.