Gerstlauer Amusement Rides

A Tradition of Engineering Excellence

Monster roller coaster by Gerstlauer


Gerstlauer was founded in 1981 and since its inception, has grown remarkably into one of the industry’s leading manufacturers, producing some of the world’s most iconic roller coasters and thrilling attractions. Gerstlauer’s 270,000 sq. ft. production facilities are located in Münsterhausen, Germany, outside Munich.



Gerstlauer’s diverse and extensive product portfolio includes: Launched Coasters, Inverted Coasters, Spinning Coasters, Bobsled Coasters, the “beyond-vertical” Euro-Fighter & Infinity Coasters, Family Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, small and medium-sized Family Rides, and customized roller coaster trains.

With the ability to accommodate a client’s special needs beyond custom theming, Gerstlauer is easily the manufacturer of choice for amusement parks worldwide.

All Gerstlauer products are manufactured in strict conformity to European Standard EN 13814 norms, recognized as being one of the most stringent in the world. In addition, the company continues to innovate and gain recognition as one of the industry’s largest family-owned facilities.


A Winning Team

In the past decade, Gerstlauer has been honored with several accolades including:

  • Erlebnispark Tripsdrill (Germany), Karacho: European Star and FKW Awards for Best New Coaster
  • Nick Universe at American Dream (USA), TMNT Shellraiser: Guinness World Record for the Steepest Drop on a Roller Coaster
  • Hansa Park (Germany), Schwur des Kärnan: The First Roller Coaster to Feature a Reverse Free-fall Lift
  • Dollywood (USA), Mystery Mine: Theme Park Insider Award for Best New Theme Park Attraction