Hey Thrill Seekers,
Today is the day you can take a spin on Busch Gardens new multi directional coaster Cobra’s Curse, the parks first spinning attraction is aimed at families and features an 80 foot tall Snake icon!
The ride was open to the media last week and first reviews have been extremely positive;
— HTF (@hatetofly) June 16, 2016
Cobra’s Curse Facts
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.
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
You can purchase Busch Gardens Tampa Tickets directly from Orlando Attraction Tickets. If you’re heading to the park today please let us know what you thought.