Nick: It’s IAAPA week here in Orlando, and while all eyes are on the new rides coming in 2020, Busch Gardens Tampa has quietly filed plans for a new attraction we likely won’t see until 2021. Read on to find out more!
Continue reading “BGT Files Plans for “Project Jethro” – New 2021 Attraction?”
SeaWorld San Diego announces “Emperor” as the name of the park’s new dive coaster scheduled to open in summer 2020. This new roller coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless dive coaster in the state! Continue reading “SeaWorld San Diego’s New 2020 Dive Coaster: EMPEROR”
Alexander: We’ve hit a huge milestone, folks! Our very first IAAPA! We’re so excited to see what the convention has in store for us!
Continue reading “IAAPA 2019 – Day 1”
Southern California’s original theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm, will commemorate its 100th anniversary with its largest celebration ever, all paying tribute to the Knott family’s rich history and legacy of family fun for all. Kicking off May 15 through August 30, “A Knott’s Family Reunion,” will bring together old classics with new favorites, which includes the return of the beloved Bear-y Tales story in an all-new 4-D interactive dark ride, bringing to life a continuation of the classic attraction initially commissioned by the Knott Family and created in 1975 by the legendary attraction designer Rolly Crump. Continue reading “Knott’s Bear-y Tales: Return to the Fair – New for 2020!”
Nick: After a year of speculation and rumors, Busch Gardens Tampa has finally confirmed the details of Gwazi’s conversion into a hybrid coaster. Iron Gwazi will stand 206 feet tall, and take riders through a dozen airtime moments, three inversions, and reach speeds of 76 miles per hour! Read on for more details!
Continue reading “Iron Gwazi Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa in 2020!”
Nick: SeaWorld’s new coaster for 2020 has finally been unveiled! Ice Breaker will be SeaWorld’s first multi-directional launch coaster, launchingboth forwards and backwards! It will also have Florida’s steepest beyond vertical drop, a 93ft spike at a 100° angle! Read on for more!
Continue reading “Ice Breaker Coming to SeaWorld Orlando in 2020!”
Nick: After months of speculation and leaks, Kings Island has finally unveiled the official details of their 2020 coaster, Orion! The ride will stand 287 feet tall, feature a 300 foot drop, and reach speeds of 91 miles per hour along its 5,321 feet of track! It will be the centerpiece attraction of the new Area 72, a re-theme of the current X-Base section of the park. Read on for all the details!
Continue reading “Kings Islands Announces Orion – Giga Coaster coming in 2020”
Nick: Busch Gardens’ Howl-o-Scream event is turning 20 this year, and to help celebrate the anniversary, many of the most popular icons from the event’s past are returning! This year’s event will also feature six haunted houses and nine scarezones! Read on for all the details!
Continue reading “Celebrate 20 Years of Fear during Howl-o-Scream 2019 at Busch Gardens Tampa!”
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!
Continue reading “Plans Reveal New Details about SeaWorld Orlando’s 2020 Attraction”
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!
Continue reading “Sea World Orlando Files Permits for 2020 Attraction!”
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!
Continue reading “FAA Filing Confirms RMC Gwazi 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!
Continue reading “Tallest, Fastest, Steepest Hybrid Coaster Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa in 2020!”
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”