Busch Gardens: The Dark Continent
Post Office Box 9158
Tampa Bay, Florida 33674
One of the Anheuser-Busch Company parks, this park is themed and
dedicated to animal wildlife.
Rides and Pastimes...
This classic steel corkscrew designed by Arrow Dynamics is 1250 feet
long. The trains reaches a top speed of 50 miles per hour at the bottom
of a 60 foot drop before entering a double corkscrew at a mere 27 miles
per hour. The complete ride takes 1 minute and 10 seconds.
This Anton Schwarzkopf coaster is 1805 feet long with a total ride time
of two minutes and fifteen seconds. The first lift is 65 feet (with a
62 foot drop), giving it a speed of 50 miles per hour as it enters a
3.5 G vertical loop.
Sitting four-across, passenger's plunge from a 143 foot lift into the
world's largest vertical loop (108 feet high). This Bolliger &
Mabillard designed two minute and fifty four second ride covers 3978
feet of track at speeds reaching 60 miles per hour. Kumba simply
roars with excitement.
This Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster simply defies description.
Currently hailed as one of the premiere rollercoasters in the world,
this long coaster has you crying for more... even after a record five
hours in line, this screamer was well worth the wait and riding in
the rain. Make sure you find both the front and back on this
A new double wooden rollercoaster by Great Coasters International,
this monset can thrill nearly 1500 people every hour over its nearly 7,000
feet of track.
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