A one-of-a-kind, flying roller coaster, Manta combines up-close animal encounters with a “head-first, face-down thrill ride” that travels at speeds up to 54 miles per hour! Note: You must be at least 54 inches tall to ride Manta. Don’t miss the Manta Aquarium and its 10 incredible underwater habitats.

Type of Ride: Flying coaster
Seating: Horizontal, face-down, four people across
Thrills: Flies through sky and over a lagoon
Height: 140 feet
Maximum Drop: 113 feet
Top Speed: 56 miles per hour
Inversions: 4 Track Length: 3,359 feet
Vehicle Wing Span: 12 feet
Cycle Time: 2 minutes, 35 seconds
Manufacturer: Bolliger & Mabillard; Monthey, Switzerland
Height Requirement: 54 inches
Trains: 3 per track; with 32 people on each train
Capacity: Approximately 1,500 people per hour


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