Busch Gardens Tampa Confirms New Family Coaster Cobra’s Curse

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Firstly SeaWorld announces its new MAKO Coaster and now Busch Gardens confirms they too are launching a new ride, Cobra’s Curse (as we reported yesterday).


The new ride is described by Busch Gardens as a unique ride, very repeatable and a perfect fit for their theme park portfolio.  The ideal attraction for family and friends to ride together. It will launch in 2016.

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Mack will be building the ride, focused on the family and thrills. Cobra’s Curse will have a 42″ rider limit and will feature an 8 seater passenger train, 4 rows, 2 per people per row.

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It will feature a Vertical 70 feet, drop in to serengeti plain. Cobra’s Curse is a spin coaster with a twist, you start your ride facing forward weaving in and out of the sites, the car is then span 180 degrees so you ride backwards on to a second lift, which triggers the car to the spin, the spin is controlled by the riders via weight distribution.

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The ride will last 3 and half minutes long meaning that 1000 people per hour can ride it. Visitors will Queue through Tut’s Tomb which will be air conditioned.

Cobra’s Curse Facts

Ride Height: Approx. 70 feet.

Ride Length: Over 2000 feet of track.

Maximum Speed: over 40mph.

It looks like this could be a great ride for the family and possibly something Busch Gardens has been missing!?

What do you think?

Smiles included…

Jamie

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