The Gerstlauer Amusement Rides GmbH is a German manufacturer of stationary and transportable amusement rides and roller coasters, located in the Bavarian Münsterhausen.


In 1982, Hubert Gerstlauer, former employees of Schwarzkopf GmbH, a private company, which he called " Gerstlauer Elektro GmbH " founded. With this he gave the plants from Schwarzkopf electrical and pneumatic systems before moving to the bankruptcy of the company Schwarzkopf acquired a portion of those production facilities in 1992 and there continued the manufacture of amusement rides and roller coasters. In March 2007, the company name was changed with respect to the extended product range in " Gerstlauer Amusement Rides GmbH ".


The first own roller coaster of the company G'sengte sow type Bobsled Coaster was built in 1998 Tripsdrill theme park. Since 2003, the Gerstlauer has made especially with the model " Euro Fighter ," which is represented in different versions throughout Europe and the USA, a name. The first roller coaster of this type is Vild- Svinet in the Danish amusement park BonBon-Land. A special feature of all types of the Euro -Fighter is the first drop with a gradient of at least 95 °. Another model is the Gerstlauer Spinning Coaster, which sit across the front passengers.

Since June 2008, was built on the roller coaster Curse of Novgorod at Hansa - Park. In the spring of 2009, the combination of Euro -Fighter Launched Coaster and the first train of the new type was opened with the product name " Cataplector " Hansa - Park. In addition, the roller coaster Saw is in English Thorpe Park - The Ride created.

Sit Down & Euro -Fighter & Infinity & Launch

Spinning Coaster

Bobsled Coaster

Family / Family Shuttle / Junior Coaster

Wooden Coaster

Other models

  • Sky Fly
  • Ferris Wheels
  • Sky Roller
  • Around rides ( Suspended ) polyp
  • Dancing Pavilion
  • Panorama Train
  • Universal transport system

Other activities

In addition to complete roller coasters Gerstlauer also produces coatings for wooden roller coasters, such as:

  • Hawks in the Danish Fårup Summerland
  • Mammoth adventure park Tripsdrill
  • New Texas Giant at Six Flags over Texas

The design, presentation of roller coasters Gerstlauer preferably uses the computer simulation NoLimits.

Bobsled Coaster Cobra at Paultons Park

Launch Coaster Anubis: The Ride at Plopsaland

Spinning Coaster Tony Hawk's Big Spin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Launched Euro -Fighter Curse of Novgorod at Hansa - Park