Neal Thurman Leaves Six Flags Magic Mountain to Join Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Neal Thurman, known to many for his work with Six Flags as Park President of Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Six Flags Great Adventure, and most recently Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles and Hurricane Harbor Phoenix, has left the Six Flags Corporation and is joining SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEAS) as Park President for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Continue reading “Neal Thurman Leaves Six Flags Magic Mountain to Join Busch Gardens Tampa Bay”

The 5 Best SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Coasters

Sean: SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (including the Busch Gardens parks) announced quite the line-up of new-for-2020 coasters. The amusement park chain however only opened one so far, in Texas. With the delays in ride openings due to COVID-19, we took the moment to pick the 5 best coasters in the chain, as we’ve ridden them all! Continue reading “The 5 Best SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Coasters”

Iron Gwazi Coming to Busch Gardens Tampa in 2020!

Iron Gwazi

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!
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Celebrate 20 Years of Fear during Howl-o-Scream 2019 at Busch Gardens Tampa!

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!
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SUMMER NIGHTS BRINGS FIREWORKS AND MORE BACK TO BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY STARTING FRIDAY, MAY 31

Starting next Friday, May 31, the thrills go late and the fun lasts longer at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay with the return of Summer Nights. The party heats up when the sun goes down, including extended hours every night through August 11 and fireworks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The park’s limited-time Memorial Day Sale includes the best deals of the season to enjoy all Summer Nights has to offer at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Continue reading “SUMMER NIGHTS BRINGS FIREWORKS AND MORE BACK TO BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY STARTING FRIDAY, MAY 31”

Coaster Kings Radio Episode 3: What’s Up With This Manufacturer?

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!

You can choose to download or listen to the podcast below, or right here on the website, SpotifyiTunes and Google Play Podcasts. Make sure to search for “Coaster Kings Radio” and subscribe!