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What do you get when you combine the thrills of a theme park with the relaxation of a sunny, sea-side holiday?

A rollercoaster on a cruise ship, obviously.

The first in the world, the new BOLT ride will be open on Carnival Cruise Lines ship Mardi Gras when it sets sail in 2020.

Carnival are calling the the combination the “ultimate sea coaster”.

Riders will board “motorcycles,” to ride the 800-foot track up 187 feet above sea level, giving them amazing views over the ship and for miles out to sea.

Amazingly, Bolt will also give passengers the ability to control the speed they ride at.

This is, of course, perfect for both adrenaline junkies who want to go full pelt and those who are a bit more timid when it comes to rollercoasters.

Although the ride only manages a top speed of 40 miles an hour–fairly sedate in comparison to some of more famous land based attractions.

The ambitious project is currently being built by Munich-based company Maurer Rides.

Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said: "Mardi Gras will be our most innovative ship ever with some truly special features and attractions, higRead More – Source

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