Back in late March we broke the news that permits had been filed for SeaWorld Orlando’s 2020 attraction. Thanks to a public records request through the Orange County Government, we can now share the site plan which reveals new details about the project, and confirms it will indeed be a roller coaster!
Nick: Sea World has filed the first permits for their 2020 Project with the Orange County government. Let’s take a peek and see what we can uncover!
While some general details were announced on March 1st, the RMC conversion of Gwazi still largely remains a mystery. Now, thanks to a document recently filed with the FAA, we can confirm at least one stat of the new coaster – it will be 210 feet tall!
Sean: Today we bring you coverage from a new region! Welcome to one of the world’s largest looping coasters! Kennywood’s Steel Curtain will feature 9 inversions, most of which are quite unique. Let’s take a look at the the yellow and black beast under construction! Continue reading “MEGA Steel Curtain Update – March 2019”
Nick: After months of speculation, Busch Gardens has finally revealed the first details about Gwazi’s transformation into a hybrid roller coaster! Read on to find out more!
We have launched our Coaster Kings Radio podcast! Get to know us and find out about some of our favorite rides and attractions! Of course we discuss some awesome information such as the new rides for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Universal Orlando Resort and MORE! – Hasta!
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WINTER HAVEN, FL. (Jan 25, 2019) – Opening March 27, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is taking guests from the theater to the theme park with the launch of THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD. Created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this impressive expansion features three new rides and numerous attractions, all inspired by the characters and themes of the worldwide blockbuster THE LEGO® MOVIE™ and the exciting new big-screen animated adventure sequel THE LEGO® MOVIE™ 2: The Second Part. Continue reading “LEGOLAND® Florida Resort to Open THE LEGO® MOVIE™ WORLD on March 27”
Sean: Today we attended a wonderful tour of the new-for-2019 Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando! The new themed land will not only be home to some great family rides, but also meet ‘n greets with your furry Sesame Street friends, and of course the brand new parade. Let’s take a look around the construction zone!
Ahoy mateys! LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is proud to announce its newest LEGO® pirate-themed accommodation, Pirate Island Hotel, opening in spring 2020. Continue reading “LEGOLAND® Florida Resort to Open Pirate Island Hotel in Spring 2020”
Sean: We swung by SeaWorld Orlando today for some rides and food. There are quite some changes to Sesame Street since our last visit 6 days ago, as well as Journey to Atlantis, which is currently closed for a refurbishment. Let’s take a look. Continue reading “SeaWorld Orlando Update – January 12th 2019”
Sean: As we’re finally local we’re logging a bunch of visits to the Universal Orlando Resort. This week we take a closer look at the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter coaster, as well as the Jurassic Park- River Adventure refurbishment. Continue reading “Universal Orlando Resort Update – January 11th 2019”
Sean: SeaWorld San Diego is planning on expanding the park not just through new events but also new attractions, such as one of California’s largest roller coasters. At a recent forum last week SeaWorld San Diego presented their plans for the next few years in detail. Among special events and touch ups around the park, too come new encounters and the chain’s second “Mako“. Continue reading “Mako – New Dive Coaster + Other Changes for SeaWorld San Diego – Our Thoughts”
Sean: Six Flags Magic Mountain reached capacity earlier today (December 30th, 2018) due to a combination of nation-wide crazy theme park crowds this Holiday season, and the bring-a-friend-free tickets for pass holders and members. Let’s take a look at this chaotic crowd at the park! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Reaches Capacity – Let’s Take a Look”
Nick: It’s no secret that Busch Gardens Tampa is planning on revamping Gwazi into a new attraction for 2020, but up until now we’ve only had some not-so-subtle hints from September’s Tigris announcement that suggested the ride would receive an RMC makeover.
Sean: Journey to Atlantis at SeaWorld San Diego closed last month to undergo a lengthy, but much needed refurbishment. Journey to Atlantis opened in 2004 as the second water coaster SeaWorld had obtained from Mack Rides. Over the years many of the effects stop working and the coaster/flume hybrid has gotten increasingly rougher. Worry no more, as we will discuss in this update, Journey to Atlantis will be completely re-tracked and some of its original effects will be brought back! Continue reading “Journey to Atlantis – Rebuild Update – Late November 2018”