Gwazi conversion details announced

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa confirmed that their new for 2020 RMC hybrid conversion of the Gwazi wooden coasters will no longer duel and be named Iron Gwazi. The coaster will be North America’s tallest as well as the world’s fastest and steepest hybrid coaster. The records include a 206 feet tall (63m) lift hill with a 91° drop and a top speed of 76 mph (122 km/h). Click the headline for more information

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Pantheon for Busch Gardens in 2020

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced that Pantheon, an Intamin multi LSM launch coaster, will be coming to their park in 2020. Featuring four launches, including a swing and backwards launch and reaching speeds up to 72.5 mph (116.5 km/h), it will be the fastest multi-launch coaster in the Americas. Click the headline for more information

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Finnegan’s Flyer swings over Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Finnegan’s Flyer opened at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The S&S Screaming Swing ride provides amazing airtime as passengers soar 100 feet (30m) into the sky and although there are dozens of these rides located at parks the world over, you’ll be hard pressed to find one in a lovelier setting. Click the headline for more information

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Busch Gardens announces Gwazi conversion

Tampa, Florida, USA

It’s official! Busch Gardens Tampa announced what we’ve know for some time – Gwazi is getting the RMC I-Box track conversion treatment. No real details were given other than the coaster will be North America’s tallest hybrid, and the fastest, steepest hybrid coaster in the world. Click the headline for more information

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Busch Gardens Tampa announces Tigris

Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announced the addition of Tigris, a Premier Rides Sky Rocket II launch coaster for 2019. Tigris will soar to a height of 150 feet (46m) at speeds up to 60 mph (97 km/h), making it Florida’s tallest launch coaster. Additionally, a future makeover for the currently-defunct wooden coaster Gwazi was teased. Click the headline for more information

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Two new attractions for Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced that both their theme and water park will be getting new attractions in 2019. Coming to the Ireland themed area within the park is Finnegan’s Flyer, a pair of S&S Worldwide’s Screamin’ Swings, while Water Country USA will receive a new slide called the Cutback Water Coaster. Click the headline for more information

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Busch Gardens closes Curse of DarKastle

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced the closure of Curse of DarKastle, a 3D dark ride which opened in 2005. The ride was initially closed in September 2017, to use the attraction building for a haunted house for the park’s Halloween event. It’s now been revealed that Curse of DarKastle will be removed permanently and the ride building reused for private and seasonal events. Click the headline for more information

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