Hair raising free fall

To enter the mine, Baron 1898 plunges you down a 37.5 m free fall into the mineshaft at a speed of 90 km/h. Dare to embark on this wild ride?  Be warned: even the bravest will have their hair standing on end!

Good to know

  • Minimum height 1.32 m
  • Transfer necessary
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  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Not suitable in case of injuries
  • Attraction with baby switch
  • Might get dizzy
  • Open if the weather conditions permit
  • Daredevils
  • Semi- covered attraction

Single rider queue


There is a single rider queue at the Baron 1898. This is a separate queue for visitors who would like to visit the attraction on their own. Read the eight FAQ and answers about the single rider queue.

In the exciting Ruigrijk


You’ll find Baron 1898 here. A paper treasure map who’ll lead you to this location is available at the entrance of Efteling. From there it takes a 5 minutes walk.

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