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: It’s been quite some time since we’ve checked in on SeaWorld Orlando’s 2020 project, and a lot has happened over the past few months. Some new permit documents have been filed that all but confirm Premier Rides will be the attraction’s manufacturer, construction is well underway, and SeaWorld has even officially confirmed they will be adding a new coaster by releasing a fun teaser video! Let’s take a look! Continue reading “SeaWorld Orlando 2020 Attraction – July 20th Construction Update”
Sean: Alex and I trekked from Orlando to Wild Adventures in Valdosta, Georgia with our Nighthawk Vekoma shirts on in anticipation of the four new Vekoma credits we’d be getting that day! – Join us as we explore the third Herschend Entertainment theme park! Continue reading “Wild Adventures at Wild Adventures”
Alexander: Tigris at Busch Gardens Tampa bay has been open for a couple weeks now – with a few rides under our belt, we decided to take some time to do a little photo shoot with Florida’s newest coaster!
Get ready for an episode full of reviews! This includes Time Traveler, Copperhead Strike, Tigris, Popcorn Revenge and Wilderness! In that area, RMC Hybrid Untamed will open soon and we talked to park director Mascha Van Till! After that, we spin the Manufacturer Wheel of Fortune and speak out about our favorite coasters from the manufacturer that pops up. Enjoy!
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Alexander: Greetings, Florida fans! It’s been a while since we did a general park update for Busch Gardens Tampa, but today’s the day! Let’s take a look at all the progress taking place as 2019 and 2020 projects charge on!
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!
Our second episode is now live of our pretty new podcast: Coaster Kings Radio! In this episode we make a nice overview of all the big coasters coming in 2019 to California, Florida, Europe and beyond. Who’s ready for a ride in Untamed, Hakugei, Maxx Force, Tigris, Hagrid’s…? Oh, and we also talk about the new Gwazi news and lots more.
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Alexander: As theme park food festivals rapidly become commonplace (even among regional parks), the gold standard is widely regarded to be Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival. While it’s certainly the most famous, popular, and expensive theme park food festival, we’d like to argue against it being the best.