Discover the Fun at

Discover the Fun at

FAMILY KINGDOM

For the young and young at heart, Family Kingdom offers some of the most memorable and adrenalin-pumping experiences on the Grand Strand. Families and Groups naturally love it for our excellent variety of spirited and wholesome fun. Locals and vacationers alike know us as the hottest spot in town for having the time of their lives. Come discover the fun of Family Kingdom.

AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES

With more than 35 thrilling rides in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Family Kingdom is one incredible vacation experience. With its legendary Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster and a wide and colorful array of rides for kids, this is the most dazzling domain of fun, fantasy and excitement at the beach. Come spend the day exploring acre after acre of the coolest amusements, games and tasty treats imaginable. Or visit a place where the lights, sounds and aromas of non-stop entertainment create once-in-a-lifetime moments every night of the week.

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4 X 4 Big Trucks

4 X 4 Big Trucks

Kids love playing truck driver as they pretend to drive these pint-sized tractor-trailer trucks around an oval track.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Antique Cars

Antique Cars

The electric-powered antique cars take the passengers along a scenic track underneath the Swamp Fox roller coaster.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 42″

Berry-Go-Round

Berry-Go-Round

Like the classic “teacup” ride, the berry lets kids turn a wheel in the center of their strawberry-shaped car to control how fast and in what direction their berry spins as the ride goes round and round.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 30″ – 41″

Berry-Go-Round

Berry-Go-Round

Kids turn a wheel in the center of their strawberry-shaped car to control speed and what direction their berry spins as the ride goes around. It’s Family Kingdom’s version of the “teacup” ride.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 30″ – 41″

Bumper Boats

Bumper Boats

This ride presents a couple of “hazards” to anyone wanting to stay dry! The boats are each equipped with water guns that riders use to squirt each other. In addition, riders try to bump each other’s boats underneath the pool’s rain tree.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 44″
With an adult: N/A

Canoes

Canoes

Free-floating mini-canoes glide peacefully along a winding river, complete with a trip through a teepee.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 30″ – 48″
With an adult: N/A

Carousel

Carousel

Built in 1923 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, this classic carousel features horses cast from the manufacturer’s original molds.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″

Cycles

Cycles

For daredevils in training, the kiddie cycles are model motorcycles that speed around a track popping wheelies along the way.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″- 52″
With an adult: N/A

Dodgem
Bumper Cars

Dodgem
Bumper Cars

A park classic, the bumper cars offer up an opportunity to vent any pent-up “road rage” and to have great fun in the process.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 58″
With an adult: 42″ – 57″

Dodgems
Bumper Cars

Dodgems
Bumper Cars

A safe version of a demolition derby, cars can be steered to smash into each other in a confined area.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 58″
With an adult: 42″ – 57″

Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheel

Our Ferris Wheel features unique round gondolas that take riders to a height of 100 feet where they experience a panoramic view of Myrtle Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
No Single Riders.
Minimum Height Requirement : 42”
All riders (under 18) must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.

Figure 8 Track

Figure 8 Track

The multiple turns on this track test drivers’ skills as they speed around the two loops of the figure 8.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Single Car Rider:
Tickets Only: 5 per person to ride [No Wristbands or Cash]
Price: $5.75** per person, per ride
Must be 58″ to drive
Ride Time: Approximately 8 laps per ride

Double Rider Car:
Tickets Only: 6 per person to ride [No Wristbands or Cash]
Must be an Adult of 18 yrs of age or older and be 58” to Drive.
Passenger must be at least 40” tall to ride with adult.
Price: $6.90** per 2 riders
Ride Time: Approximately 8 Laps per Ride

**Ride Tickets subject to SC Tax of 7.5%

Flight School

Flight School

New for 2013, this ride features a front and rear seat perfect for a little pilot and co-pilot. The seats are also spacious enough to accommodate adults who want to join their little rider’s flight.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″
With an adult: 30″ – 35″

Frog Hopper

Frog Hopper

New for 2013, this bouncy ride takes seated riders straight upward, then “hops” them down to the ground. This is a low-speed, gentle ride that can also accommodate adults who wish to accompany their children.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″
With an adult: N/A

Galleon

Galleon

Riding on the Galleon is like sailing through stormy seas as the ship rocks back and forth, going higher and faster with each rock.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 42″ – 47″

Galleon

Galleon

On the Galleon, riders get a sense of what it might feel like to be aboard a pirate ship on the high seas as it rocks back and forth, while it goes higher and faster.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 42″ – 47″

Hampton Combo

Hampton Combo

With a truck, a few motorcycles, a school bus, a sports car, and a fire engine to choose from, kids want to ride the Hampton Combo over and over.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 30″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Hurricane

Hurricane

The Hurricane takes daredevils for a wild ride speeding in circles on a hilly track.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 52″
With an adult: 42″ – 51″

Hurricane

Hurricane

A park favorite, the Hurricane takes thrill-seekers speeding in circles on a hilly track. This ride served as the set for country music star Kenny Chesney’s video “Anything But Mine.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 52″
With an adult: 42″ – 51″

Jump Around

Jump Around

This family ride has vehicles rotating around a core that features a colorful design theme. It has an interactive bouncing motion, and up to four children or one adult and two children can ride in each vehicle.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 58″
With an adult: N/A

Kiddie Coaster

Kiddie Coaster

The kiddie coaster delivers all the thrills of a big roller coaster at kid-scale.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 58″
With an adult: N/A

Kiddie Speedway

Kiddie Speedway

Little race car drivers love these fast cars on an oval track, especially the extra thrill when the cars whip around the corners.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 42″ – 58″
With an adult: N/A

Kiddie Swing

Kiddie Swing

This ride is a smaller version of our Yo-Yo swing, and appeals to kids of all ages.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 30″ – 48″
With an adult: N/A

Kiddie Wheel

Kiddie Wheel

A child-sized version of the Giant Wheel, kids get a kick out of looking down at their families from up high.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 32″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

King Model T's
Antique Cars

King Model T's
Antique Cars

These gas-powered antique cars require the driver to “step on the gas” to move around a track located at the base of the log flume.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 30″ – 41″

Kite Flyer

Kite Flyer

New for 2013, this soaring ride delivers the fun of hang-gliding as riders lay on their stomachs with feet dangling. Its platform rises and falls in mid-air, providing the sensation of free flight, as riders float in a giant circle around the ride’s core.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 36″ – 41″

Log Flume
Water Ride

Log Flume
Water Ride

Be prepared to get wet when the family rides the Log Flume.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 5
Price: $5.75
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 36″ – 41″

Log Flume
Water Ride

Log Flume
Water Ride

A wet and wild ride for the whole family that provides refreshing and watery fun.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 5
Price: $5.75
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 36″ – 41″

Magic Bikes

Magic Bikes

This hot air balloon-themed ride has colorful vehicles with elevated seats and bicycle pedals. You can make it swoop up and down as you “fly” through the air.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 36″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Mini Bumper Cars

Mini Bumper Cars

Featuring cars themed as cats and mice, this ride gives kids free reign to drive like crazy.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Mini Enterprise

Mini Enterprise

On the Mini-Enterprise kids steer a rocket ship into higher and lower orbits.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Oval Track

Oval Track

On Family Kingdom’s classic oval track, drivers can reach speeds of up to 17 miles per hour.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Single Rider Cars Only:
Tickets: 4 per person, per ride
Price: $4.60** per person, per ride
Must be 58″ to Drive
Ride Time: Approximately 10 laps per ride

**Ride Tickets subject to SC Tax of 7.5%

Pistolero Roundup

Pistolero Roundup

A laser target shooting “dark ride,” the Family Kingdom Pistolero was the first of its kind produced by the great American ride manufacturer Sally Corporation. Since its international debut at Family Kingdom, it has become very popular at parks around the nation.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 30″ – 41″

Red Baron

Red Baron

Kids can live out their dreams of being a World War I Flying Ace on the Red Baron ride, flying up and down while aiming vintage machine guns.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 36″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Scrambler

Scrambler

Speed around and around, in circles within circles, on the Scrambler.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 36″ – 47″

Scrambler

Scrambler

An amusement park classic, the Scrambler sends riders speeding in dizzying circles within circles.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 36″ – 47″

Sling Shot

Sling Shot

This ride features a 100-foot free fall…straight down.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 48″

Swamp Fox
Roller Coaster

Swamp Fox
Roller Coaster

The Swamp Fox wooden roller coaster has been a Myrtle Beach landmark since it opened in 1966. With 2,400 feet of all-wooden track, this ride takes visitors on a thrilling trip while treating them to an ocean view.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 5
Price: $5.75
Ride alone height requirements: 52″
With an adult: 52″

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Swinging from side to side at high speeds, the Thunderbolt is definitely for thrill seekers.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 42″

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Not for the faint-at-heart, the Thunderbolt sends those brave enough to climb aboard in high-speed circles in cars that swing from side to side.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″
With an adult: 42″

Tilt-A-Whirl

Tilt-A-Whirl

As the Tilt-A-Whirl’s platform revolves, its cars spin at random, at variable speeds, in different directions.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 46″
With an adult: 30″ – 45″

Tilt-A-Whirl

Tilt-A-Whirl

One of the best-loved rides at fairs and parks for decades, the Tilt-A-Whirl’s platform revolves,
its cars spin randomly at variable speeds in different directions. A human-scale example of what mathematicians call “chaotic motion.”

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 46″
With an adult: 30″ – 45″

Train

Train

A park favorite for the entire family, Family Kingdom’s choo-choo toots its horn as it winds its way around the park and over scenic Withers Swash, the natural ocean inlet that runs through Family Kingdom.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 42″

Twist'n Shout
Coaster

Twist'n Shout
Coaster

A “wild-mouse” style steel coaster with independently-traveling, four-passenger cars – each themed after vintage automobiles. The cars are wider than the track, and make sharp and quick turns that literally put riders on the edge of their seats.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 4
Price: $4.60
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 48″

Wet Boats

Wet Boats

A splashing good time for all kids, the wet boats travel in a circular water-filled canal.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 2
Price: $2.30
Ride alone height requirements: 30″ – 52″
With an adult: N/A

Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo

The Yo-Yo swings thrill seekers to new heights.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 48″

Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo

This ride takes the concept of a swing to a new level. Riders reach heights and speeds sure to thrill.

RIDERS GUIDELINES

Tickets: 3
Price: $3.45
Ride alone height requirements: 48″
With an adult: 48″