Vortinators are structured like spiral staircases but are used to get to top floors in large buildings very quickly. By saying the floor number that you wish to visit while standing on the vortinator the staircase will activate and whisk you to that floor. The ride often leaves users dizzy and slightly nauseous; for the first couple of rides. Sophie was quite disoriented the first time she rode one with Keefe at his home. It most likely feels like you've been flung up in the air or rode on a rollercoaster.