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Scorpion Express (3)


Scorpion Express is located in Mexicana, a land of sweeping sands and gold mines. As you head towards the town you'll soon see signs that all is not quite as it once was and it will soon become clear that where locals once lived, the scorpions have taken control. Adventurers must then board the old train of the Scorpion Express as it's the only way to cross the ruins of the gold mines in this abandoned town!

Scorpion Express is a fun ride for all the family and brave young adventurers can experience their first rollercoaster thrill. Watch out for surprises at every turn including fire and water effects, as with unstable mines guarded by the giant Scorpion anything could happen – try not to get too close!

FUN FACT: It was originally known as the Runaway Mine Train, which joined the Resort in it's first official year of opening as a Theme Park, in 1987


  • Minimum Height is 0.9m
  • Children under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult aged 16+
  • Maximum Height is 1.96m
  • Chest size limit of 51 inches

Ride Information





  • For safety reasons, Adventurers must be properly secured in the ride seat
  • Adventurers must be able to walk unassisted on and off the ride
  • Not suitable for Adventurers with heart conditions, high blood pressure, back problems or neck problems

Scorpion Express opened in 2014.

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Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Chessington World of Adventures Resort as a precautionary measure.

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For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*. Please complete the form here including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis.

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If you have a park ticket for up to and including 25th April your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season up to and including 1st November 2020.

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