We are currently working on a brand new Towers Nerd website, and as such information on the very latest attractions may be missing from the current site. For the latest updates, please visit
The Black Hole was a dark roller coaster, located inside a giant canvas covered dome. It started off by taking passengers up a long spiral lift hill before plummeting down steep drops and around sharp corners. The only visible light came from tiny bulbs made to look light stars and giant asteroids which hung from the dome's roof. Riders were seated one behind the other, much like The Flume and Enterprise today.
› Opened: 1984
› Closed: 2005
› Locations: Fantasy World/X-Sector
› Manufacturer: Schwarzkopf
› Model: Jet Star 2
› Track Length: 560m // 1837' 3"
› Drop Height: 13m // 42' 8"
› Top Speed: 72kph // 45mph
› Max G Force: 2.5G

The Black Hole opened in 1984 and for the first four years of it's life, until 1988, it ran as a Jet Star 2 model. In 1988 the ride was adjusted to accommodate new and larger trains, and was re-named to Black Hole 2. However, this name only lasted a couple of seasons.

In 1998, when Fantasy World was renamed to X-Sector, the tent's canvas was changed from being yellow & green, to black. Sadly, in the year 2004, park management deemed the ride to be too expensive to run and maintain resulting in it's removal. Black Hole's last ride was on 5th March 2005.

Random Image

Zoz Meerkat: I only wish I could have gone on Black Hole. I was too young to go on it, and nearly cried when it closed, as I was then the right height to go on. It looks brilliant and my brother always makes me envious by saying how good it was. Hopefully the next ride to take it's place will be as good :')

Gem-bob: My moms friend wanted to go on it none of them would (i wasnt alive). My nan got my great gran to go on and she came off saying "o my God never...(expand)

spindalshanx: (4 / 5) I LOVED this ride one of the best there! Really sad when it went and shoked! Really good themeing and i loved the end bit with the stars! One of...(expand)

Related Pages

Black Hole Gallery
Press Image
Old Tent
Station Platform
Guests Boarding
Ride Station
Banked Turns
Track Damage