Tag Archives: Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces hybrid coaster replacement for Gwazi

Construction has already begun on what will be a wood and steel hybrid coaster, featuring a maximum height of more than 200 feet tall. The ride, manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, will feature restored elements of Gwazi, the park announced. When it opens in 2020, it will be North America’s tallest hybrid, and also the […]

Tigris soft opens at Busch Gardens Tampa

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FIRST LOOK at Tigris Roller Coaster – Busch Gardens Tampa Tigris, the new triple-launch steel coaster at Busch Gardens , soft opens today at the theme park.  The new thrill ride, billed as Florida’s tallest launch coaster, officially opens this Friday, April 19, but today and tomorrow passholders can get a special Quick Queue access […]

Top 5 Roller Coasters Of Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay theme park is an adrenaline junkie’s paradise with its six major roller coasters: Kumba, Montu, SheiKra, Cheetah Hunt, Cobra’s Curse and Scorpion. Throw in kid-friendly rides Sand Serpent and Air Grover, and there is 21,297 feet of roller coaster track at the park. That’s just over 4 miles on eight roller coasters.

Howl-O-Scream 2017

Description:  On select nights, Howl-O-Scream transforms Busch Gardens Tampa Bay into a nightmare of inescapable fear that will overwhelm the senses with a new spin on horror. The devious creatures that infest haunted houses, scare zones and thrilling shows have plenty of psychotic surprises in store and bone-chilling roller coasters to keep the screams coming […]

Christmas Town has arrived at Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa is getting in the holiday spirit with their Christmas Town event taking place on 20 select dates between Nov. 27 to Dec. 31. Christmas Town is an event that will transform the park into a nighttime holiday wonderland of wintery surprises and all things Christmas, filling guests’ senses with seasonal sights, sounds and flavors, […]

Cobra’s Curse! A New Ride In 2016

Florida’s thrill leader, Busch Gardens Tampa, puts a SPIN on family thrills with a new ride. This isn’t your ordinary roller coaster. This one-of-a-kind family Spin Coaster takes riders on a whirlwind of family fun and an adventure of exciting explorations. After ascending on a vertical lift, just like an elevator, riders will come face-to-face […]

Help Busch Gardens Name New Baby Rhino

Busch Gardens Tampa is asking fans to help name the park’s newest addition – a female southern white rhinoceros calf born the afternoon of October 16. The park’s animal care staff selected their top three names for the calf, all of which are Swahili, including: Nyota (which means “star”), Nadra, (which means “rare”), or Alasiri […]

Five Things SeaWorld Will Probably Announce

On Nov. 9, SeaWorld is planning a webcast featuring CEO Joel Manby along with other senior management. The invitation-only webcast will include details of the third-quarter results and it will give new details on a company-wide strategy going forward. SeaWorld has suffered a number of disappointing quarters recently with declining revenue and attendance at their […]