5 New Rides for 2018!

Attractions require a minimum of 36″ to ride on, some under the assistance of a parent or legal guardian. A few require a 42″ height to participate. Children under 36″ have free admission but are limited to the playground, Barrel Train, Military Truck, and arcade. Non-participating guests over 65 years in age are also free. Over 18? Check out the newly released Diggerland XL experience.

Select a tab to display attractions available by height. For more detailed height and weight restrictions click here.

SOARING EAGLE ZIPLINE

Minimum rider height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″

Note: Soaring Eagle is available for an additional $6 per individual rider or half off for Season Pass holders.

Soar across the park in side-by-side seats. Enjoy a panoramic view from the 130-foot tower – just before you and your ride companion roar down the 700-foot zipline. No stair tower to climb. No harness or other gear required. Just walk on, take a seat and enjoy the flight.

RUGGED RIDERS

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Minimum rider height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ 

Ride or drive the comfortable and versatile off-road Kubota RTV-900. Weighing almost 2000 lbs and with 21.6 HP, the ease of using the Rugged Riders might surprise you.  Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

Greased Beast - Diggerland USA Rides

GREASED BEAST

Minimum rider height: 42″ 

Our unique attraction features 13 custom built seats in the rear hopper section of a steel demolition trailer; raising passengers over 34 feet in the air before a simulated dump of its cargo.

Spin Dizzy - Diggerland USA Rides

SPIN DIZZY

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″ 

Are you brave enough to conquer the Spin Dizzy as it lifts and spins you at not-for-the-faint-of-heart degrees? The specially designed three ton high, torque JCB JS220 will give adrenaline junkies just the fix they need. Strap in and hold on!

Skyshuttle - Diggerland USA Rides

SKY SHUTTLE

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″

Taking our guests to new heights! This JCB 540-170 Telehandler moves up to 10 guests at a time straight up and away for the best view in the park at 50 feet into the air! The 26,587 pound machine boasts a turbocharged engine pumping 81kW (109hp) at 2200rpm!

ROCK WALL

Minimum climber height: 42″ Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

Are you ready for the Rock Wall challenge? At 32 feet tall, this attraction is higher than a two story house! Once secured in a safety harness, climbers will work their way, step-by-step, up along the wall, trying to vanquish this vertical beast.

Ropes Course - Diggerland USA Rides

ROPES COURSE

Minimum climber height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

One of the world’s tallest ropes courses is right here in Diggerland! At four stories tall, this attraction is not for guests with a fear of heights. Suit up with your safety harness, take a deep breath and try to make it to the top. But once you get there, are you brave enough to look down?!

Backhoe Adventure - Diggerland USA Rides

BACKHOE ADVENTURE

Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to operate 

Ready to drive? Take a Backhoe Adventure when you, three friends and a Diggerland ride operator climb inside the cab of a modified JCB 3CX backhoe, alternating behind the wheel of the machine as it navigates our course!

ARGO Off Road - Diggerland USA Rides

ARGO OFF ROAD

Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to drive 

A fleet of eight-wheeled all terrain ARGOs, made famous by their amphibious abilities and resemblance to the moon rover, allow guests to get in the driver’s seat and take the UTVs around a newly designed off-road course!

SKID-STEERS

Operator minimum height: 48″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Get behind the controls of a JCB Skidsteer Loader 135 and negotiate your way through our course! These little loaders’ engines boast 47.9hp, but are completely safe for young ones to maneuver. If you’re not tall enough to drive alone, you can sit on mom or dad’s lap!

BIG DIGGERS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

Learn to operate a real digger! Weighing in at a whopping 7,092 pounds, and with a powerful 26.8hp engine, kids can dig until their hearts are content on the JCB 8030’s. This supervised attraction offers family-friendly machinery and the chance to really get down and dirty!

MINI DIG: DUCKS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Snatch floating ducks from a pond with a JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator! At 2,200 rpms with its piston-driven motor, grabbing all the ducks from our pond is not as easy as it looks!

MINI DIG: TREASURE

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Dig up treasure in the JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator. You’ll be in control of 4,017 pounds of diesel as you move the earth in front of you! See if you can find all of the hidden loot!

MINI DIG: BOWLERS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

No special shoes required for this game of EXTREME bowling! Your “bowling ball” is attached to the arm of a JCB 8018 mini-excavator! Manipulate the arm and see if you can knock down all of the pins! Sounds easy—but not when you’re controlling over two tons of steel!

DUMPER TRUCKS

Operator minimum height: 56″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 56

At 1,310 pounds with 22hp, and 50 maximum torque, we challenge you to get behind the wheel of one of these Terex TA1EH Dumper Trucks! Try taming this monster of metal as you maneuver around a specially designed obstacle course!

GROUND SHUTTLE

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″

The Groundshuttle, a reimagined JCB 540-170 Telescopic Handler, scoots its passengers 25 degrees in all directions while 6 ½ feet off of the ground. This amazing machinery weighs 26,587 pounds and features 109hp at 2,200rmp! Are you ready to ride?

BATTLE TRUCKS

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 30″ 

Take on Diggerland terrain during our Operation Battle Truck adventure! Hold on, you’ll be roaming the park in an actual five-ton military transport vehicle!

Excavator Express - Diggerland USA Rides

EXCAVATOR EXPRESS

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Now boarding the Diggerland train! This family-friendly ride isn’t pulled by a traditional engine, but instead, a Terex TA1EH Dumper! Take a break from all of the excitement of driving and enjoy a ride around the park!

Dig-a-Round - Diggerland USA Rides

DIG-A-ROUND

Minimum height 36” to ride 

Half merry-go-round, half excavator! The Dig-A-Round is Diggerland’s version of a carousel! Climb into the bucket of a JCB 8065 and enjoy the breeze as you are elevated and circled around this 14,515 pound 8065 excavator!

Digger Derby - Diggerland USA Rides

DIGGER DERBY

Driver minimum height: 38″ Driver maximum height: 60″ 

Hop behind the wheel of one of these individual mini cars and prepare to burn some serious rubber as you operate the vehicle around our exclusive racetrack. No better way to test your speedway skills and get the adrenaline pumping! (Note:  This ride has a 38” minimum and 60” maximum height to drive)

ELEVATION STATION

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Elevation Station features a diamond plate deck, which holds five passengers and a ride operator. The unit itself weighs over eight tons and is elevated vertically nearly 60 feet with two main hydraulic cylinders powered by a 48-horse power diesel engine. Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

VENTRAC 3400’S

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Drive and operate a hydrostatic compact tractor! While the park already has over 25 attractions comprised of excavators, asphalt rollers and even amphibious vehicles, the new fleet of Ventracs will be the first class of tractors the property has seen! Read the Ventrac Press Release.

FARM TRACTORS

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Minimum height 36” to ride with an adult 

A Kubota B2601 Tractor is normally found on farms. But here, kids (and adults) can get behind the wheel and take these Farm Tractors for a ride.  Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

Shake N' Roll - Diggerland USA Rides

SHAKE N’ ROLL

Operator minimum height: 48″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

These double drum rollers, manufactured by Wacker Neuson, are bitesize versions of the massive asphalt rollers, or “steam rollers” one might associate with highway construction.

TURNPIKE TRACTORS

Driver minimum height: 52″ | Passenger minimum height: 36″

Diggerland in New Jersey wouldn’t be complete without its very own turnpike. Custom made for Diggerland, you won’t find this experience anywhere else! Start your engine and give it some gas!

BARREL TRAIN

Height Requirement 30″. No Lap Riding (passengers must be able to sit upright on their own)

Kids (and parents) can have barrels of fun as a passenger on the Barrel Train. Six barrels are pulled by the Ventrac 4500 and take passengers on a short cruise around a track.

Kid Zone - Diggerland USA Rides

THE KID ZONE

Children Only, No Height Requirement.

Kids have a place of their very own in the Kids’ Zone! Packed with activities to keep them busy, mom and dad can relax and know that their child is safe and having fun in a place built just for them!

Micro Diggers - Diggerland USA Rides

MICRO DIGGERS

Our Micro Diggers are the perfect attraction for those not quite at the 36″ mark just yet! Grab your loose coins and dig your heart out with this miniature machinery.

Diggerland Arcade - Diggerland USA Rides

VIDEO ARCADE

Diggerland has a full arcade center stocked with some awesome prizes! Take a break and play some Skee-Ball, air hockey, or one of the many other game systems to enjoy.

JCB GT The Worlds Fastest Backhoe - Diggerland Rides

THE JCB GT

Home of The World’s Fastest Backhoe – the JCB GT. The GT is on display at Diggerland and will travel with our events team around the state making appearances at car shows and community events.

DUCK RACING

On your mark… get set… go, go, go! Choose your lucky rubber duck and use this attraction’s water pump to quack your way down the finish line faster than the rest!

GOLD DIGGER

Travel back in time to the Gold Rush era! Purchase your very own bag of dirt to experience the thrill of discovering awesome stones and minerals that reveal themselves when screened in water.

MINIMUM HEIGHT: 42 Inches +

SOARING EAGLE ZIPLINE

Minimum rider height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″

Note: Soaring Eagle is available for an additional $6 per individual rider or half off for Season Pass holders.

Soar across the park in side-by-side seats. Enjoy a panoramic view from the 130-foot tower – just before you and your ride companion roar down the 700-foot zipline. No stair tower to climb. No harness or other gear required. Just walk on, take a seat and enjoy the flight.

RUGGED RIDERS

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Minimum rider height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ 

Ride or drive the comfortable and versatile off-road Kubota RTV-900. Weighing almost 2000 lbs and with 21.6 HP, the ease of using the Rugged Riders might surprise you.  Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

Greased Beast - Diggerland USA Rides

GREASED BEAST

Minimum rider height: 42″ 

Our unique attraction features 13 custom built seats in the rear hopper section of a steel demolition trailer; raising passengers over 34 feet in the air before a simulated dump of its cargo.

Spin Dizzy - Diggerland USA Rides

SPIN DIZZY

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″ 

Are you brave enough to conquer the Spin Dizzy as it lifts and spins you at not-for-the-faint-of-heart degrees? The specially designed three ton high, torque JCB JS220 will give adrenaline junkies just the fix they need. Strap in and hold on!

Skyshuttle - Diggerland USA Rides

SKY SHUTTLE

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″

Taking our guests to new heights! This JCB 540-170 Telehandler moves up to 10 guests at a time straight up and away for the best view in the park at 50 feet into the air! The 26,587 pound machine boasts a turbocharged engine pumping 81kW (109hp) at 2200rpm!

ROCK WALL

Minimum climber height: 42″ Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

Are you ready for the Rock Wall challenge? At 32 feet tall, this attraction is higher than a two story house! Once secured in a safety harness, climbers will work their way, step-by-step, up along the wall, trying to vanquish this vertical beast.

Ropes Course - Diggerland USA Rides

ROPES COURSE

Minimum climber height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

One of the world’s tallest ropes courses is right here in Diggerland! At four stories tall, this attraction is not for guests with a fear of heights. Suit up with your safety harness, take a deep breath and try to make it to the top. But once you get there, are you brave enough to look down?!

MINIMUM HEIGHT: 36 to 42 Inches
Backhoe Adventure - Diggerland USA Rides

BACKHOE ADVENTURE

Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to operate 

Ready to drive? Take a Backhoe Adventure when you, three friends and a Diggerland ride operator climb inside the cab of a modified JCB 3CX backhoe, alternating behind the wheel of the machine as it navigates our course!

ARGO Off Road - Diggerland USA Rides

ARGO OFF ROAD

Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to drive 

A fleet of eight-wheeled all terrain ARGOs, made famous by their amphibious abilities and resemblance to the moon rover, allow guests to get in the driver’s seat and take the UTVs around a newly designed off-road course!

SKID-STEERS

Operator minimum height: 48″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Get behind the controls of a JCB Skidsteer Loader 135 and negotiate your way through our course! These little loaders’ engines boast 47.9hp, but are completely safe for young ones to maneuver. If you’re not tall enough to drive alone, you can sit on mom or dad’s lap!

BIG DIGGERS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

Learn to operate a real digger! Weighing in at a whopping 7,092 pounds, and with a powerful 26.8hp engine, kids can dig until their hearts are content on the JCB 8030’s. This supervised attraction offers family-friendly machinery and the chance to really get down and dirty!

MINI DIG: DUCKS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Snatch floating ducks from a pond with a JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator! At 2,200 rpms with its piston-driven motor, grabbing all the ducks from our pond is not as easy as it looks!

MINI DIG: TREASURE

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ 

Dig up treasure in the JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator. You’ll be in control of 4,017 pounds of diesel as you move the earth in front of you! See if you can find all of the hidden loot!

MINI DIG: BOWLERS

Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

No special shoes required for this game of EXTREME bowling! Your “bowling ball” is attached to the arm of a JCB 8018 mini-excavator! Manipulate the arm and see if you can knock down all of the pins! Sounds easy—but not when you’re controlling over two tons of steel!

DUMPER TRUCKS

Operator minimum height: 56″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 56

At 1,310 pounds with 22hp, and 50 maximum torque, we challenge you to get behind the wheel of one of these Terex TA1EH Dumper Trucks! Try taming this monster of metal as you maneuver around a specially designed obstacle course!

GROUND SHUTTLE

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″

The Groundshuttle, a reimagined JCB 540-170 Telescopic Handler, scoots its passengers 25 degrees in all directions while 6 ½ feet off of the ground. This amazing machinery weighs 26,587 pounds and features 109hp at 2,200rmp! Are you ready to ride?

BATTLE TRUCKS

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 30″ 

Take on Diggerland terrain during our Operation Battle Truck adventure! Hold on, you’ll be roaming the park in an actual five-ton military transport vehicle!

Excavator Express - Diggerland USA Rides

EXCAVATOR EXPRESS

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Now boarding the Diggerland train! This family-friendly ride isn’t pulled by a traditional engine, but instead, a Terex TA1EH Dumper! Take a break from all of the excitement of driving and enjoy a ride around the park!

Dig-a-Round - Diggerland USA Rides

DIG-A-ROUND

Minimum height 36” to ride 

Half merry-go-round, half excavator! The Dig-A-Round is Diggerland’s version of a carousel! Climb into the bucket of a JCB 8065 and enjoy the breeze as you are elevated and circled around this 14,515 pound 8065 excavator!

Digger Derby - Diggerland USA Rides

DIGGER DERBY

Driver minimum height: 38″ Driver maximum height: 60″ 

Hop behind the wheel of one of these individual mini cars and prepare to burn some serious rubber as you operate the vehicle around our exclusive racetrack. No better way to test your speedway skills and get the adrenaline pumping! (Note:  This ride has a 38” minimum and 60” maximum height to drive)

ELEVATION STATION

Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Elevation Station features a diamond plate deck, which holds five passengers and a ride operator. The unit itself weighs over eight tons and is elevated vertically nearly 60 feet with two main hydraulic cylinders powered by a 48-horse power diesel engine. Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

VENTRAC 3400’S

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ 

Drive and operate a hydrostatic compact tractor! While the park already has over 25 attractions comprised of excavators, asphalt rollers and even amphibious vehicles, the new fleet of Ventracs will be the first class of tractors the property has seen! Read the Ventrac Press Release.

FARM TRACTORS

Driver Minimum Height 48″, Minimum height 36” to ride with an adult 

A Kubota B2601 Tractor is normally found on farms. But here, kids (and adults) can get behind the wheel and take these Farm Tractors for a ride.  Read all about the release of this new ride in the press release.

Shake N' Roll - Diggerland USA Rides

SHAKE N’ ROLL

Operator minimum height: 48″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″

These double drum rollers, manufactured by Wacker Neuson, are bitesize versions of the massive asphalt rollers, or “steam rollers” one might associate with highway construction.

TURNPIKE TRACTORS

Driver minimum height: 52″ | Passenger minimum height: 36″

Diggerland in New Jersey wouldn’t be complete without its very own turnpike. Custom made for Diggerland, you won’t find this experience anywhere else! Start your engine and give it some gas!

HEIGHT: Little/No Requirement

BARREL TRAIN

Height Requirement 30″. No Lap Riding (passengers must be able to sit upright on their own)

Kids (and parents) can have barrels of fun as a passenger on the Barrel Train. Six barrels are pulled by the Ventrac 4500 and take passengers on a short cruise around a track.

Kid Zone - Diggerland USA Rides

THE KID ZONE

Children Only, No Height Requirement.

Kids have a place of their very own in the Kids’ Zone! Packed with activities to keep them busy, mom and dad can relax and know that their child is safe and having fun in a place built just for them!

Micro Diggers - Diggerland USA Rides

MICRO DIGGERS

Our Micro Diggers are the perfect attraction for those not quite at the 36″ mark just yet! Grab your loose coins and dig your heart out with this miniature machinery.

Diggerland Arcade - Diggerland USA Rides

VIDEO ARCADE

Diggerland has a full arcade center stocked with some awesome prizes! Take a break and play some Skee-Ball, air hockey, or one of the many other game systems to enjoy.

JCB GT The Worlds Fastest Backhoe - Diggerland Rides

THE JCB GT

Home of The World’s Fastest Backhoe – the JCB GT. The GT is on display at Diggerland and will travel with our events team around the state making appearances at car shows and community events.

DUCK RACING

On your mark… get set… go, go, go! Choose your lucky rubber duck and use this attraction’s water pump to quack your way down the finish line faster than the rest!

GOLD DIGGER

Travel back in time to the Gold Rush era! Purchase your very own bag of dirt to experience the thrill of discovering awesome stones and minerals that reveal themselves when screened in water.

Ready to plan your trip? Visit the admissions page for ticketing and membership options, you’ll save time and money by purchasing online.

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