Cobra's Curse

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Cobra's Curse
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Busch Gardens Tampa
Location Tampa, Florida, USA
Status Operating since June 17, 2016
Statistics
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Type Steel - Spinning
Product Spinning Coaster (Custom)
Riders per train 8
Hourly capacity 1000
Propulsion Elevator lift
Height 70 feet
Top speed 40 mph
Length 2100 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 3:30
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Cobra's Curse is a steel spinning roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Tampa in Tampa, Florida, USA. It was built by Mack Rides and has an elevator lift.

History

In order to build the ride, the King Tut's Tomb ride was closed and the building that contained it was expanded. Parts of Tut's Tomb were integrated into the queue line for Cobra's Curse. Because of this, the ride is themed around an archeological expedition into an abandoned Egyptian tomb. The queue contains live snakes and projection mapping.

Construction on Cobra’s Curse began in January 2015.

The ride was announced on May 28, 2015.

Track arrived on site in October 2015, and track construction began shortly after.

The ride had its first test run in April 2016, and opened on June 17, 2016.

Design

Elements

Cobra's Curse has a forward-facing section, a backward-facing section and a free-spinning section.

Trains

8 trains with 2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 8 riders per train.

Images

External links

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