This morning, Busch Gardens Tampa confirmed the extended-rumored arrival of a new report-breaking swinging pendulum-fashion trip.
Billed as the “world’s tallest and swiftest of its form,” Serengeti Flyer will feature twin dueling arms that swing to speeds of 68 mph, and achieve as superior as 135 feet above the floor.
In accordance to Busch Gardens, the ride functions two gondolas, with one on each and every swinging arm. Just about every gondola seats 20 friends, who’ll sit back-to-back again in two rows. In full, the new thrill experience can host 40 visitors at a time.
Created by S&S Throughout the world, the rides were to start with launched in 2004 and are technically known as “Screamin’ Swings.” Above the years, the thrill rides have grow to be a well-liked alternative for parks, largely thanks to their comparatively tiny footprint and superior guest capability.
As formerly noted by concept park blogger Ken Storey, Tampa’s sister park, Busch Gardens Williamsburg mounted an 80-foot tall Screamin Swing named “Finnegan’s Flyer” in 2019. At the time of the order it was heavily rumored that mum or dad business SeaWorld Parks & Leisure bought numerous Screamin Swings from S&S, and that the second a single would presumably finish up in Tampa.
Turns out the rumors were being accurate.
Busch Gardens informed Artistic Loafing Tampa Bay that Serengeti Flyer is located inside the Nairobi area of the park and will occupy a part of the room formerly occupied by Rhino Rally.
No specific opening date was announced, but Busch Gardens claims the new ride will debut in spring of 2023.
This write-up at first appeared at Innovative Loafing Tampa Bay.