Cobra’s Curse At Busch Gardens Tampa In Numbers

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Today Busch Gardens Tampa revealed even more about the release of their upcoming family coaster Cobra’s Curse. Not quite a launch date like their sister company SeaWorld did the other day but some more stat’s.

Here’s the low down;

Maximum Speed: 40 mph

Ride Length: More than 2,100 feet of track, 70 total track segments

Ride Duration: More than three and a half minutes

Seats: Up to 8 trains at a time, with 8 riders per train

Height Requirement: 48 inches to ride alone, 42 inches with parent or guardian

Ride Experience: The Cobra’s Curse ride experience unfolds in chapters: First, you will be facing forward for the first third of the ride and then be turned backwards for the second segment. Finally, for the final third of the ride, you’ll free spin into frenzy.

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Queue Line: The air-conditioned queue line features an exhibit with live snakes, interactive elements and projection mapping technology to tell the story of the Snake King.

Snake Icon: 30,000 lb. in weight,  80-feet tall,  Four-foot-long fangs,  Three-foot-wide eyes,  This massive structure was constructed of nine stackable pieces. It has an internal steel spine and an outer shell composed of carved foam and fiberglass.

First Vertical Lift: The first experience on this ride is a lift that is one of a kind! This vertical lift functions in a similar way to an outdoor elevator and will take riders up in their coaster car to put them face- to-fang with the 80-foot Snake King.

Second Vertical Lift: The three-and-a-half-minute ride will also feature a second inclined lift that positions riders or the free-spin finale of the ride.

Location: Egypt area of Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay

Manufacturer: MACK Rides, Waldkrich, Germany

Looks like this is going to be a great family coaster, a waltzer in the air!!

Smiles included…

Jamie

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