Electric Eel

Roller coaster in the United States
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Electric Eel
SeaWorld San Diego
Location San Diego, California, USA
Coordinates 32°45′52″N 117°13′27″W / 32.764572°N 117.22409°W / 32.764572; -117.22409
Status Operating since May 10, 2018
Rider height 54 inch minimum
Manufacturer Premier Rides
Product Sky Rocket II
Type Steel - Launched
Riders per train 18
Propulsion LSM launch (multi-pass)
Height 150 feet
Drop 135 feet
Top speed 62 mph
Length 863 feet
Inversions 1

Electric Eel is a steel launched roller coaster located at SeaWorld San Diego in San Diego, California, USA. It opened on May 10, 2018.


The addition of Electric Eel was announced in January 2017.[1]

Electric Eel had been expected to open on May 12, 2018. However, in April, the park announced that the opening would be brought forward two days to May 10.[2]



Electric Eel is a Sky Rocket II installation from Premier Rides, similar to Tempesto at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, also owned by SeaWorld. Other clones of Electric Eel are Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Sky Scream at Holiday Park, Zombie Ride at Bosque Mágico, Hype at Särkänniemi, and Sky Rocket at Chimelong Paradise.


Single train with 3 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 18 riders per train.



  1. "New Electric Eel roller coaster announced for SeaWorld San Diego, opening in 2018".
  2. McCaffrey, Sam (April 20, 2018). "Electric Eel to open ahead of schedule at SeaWorld San Diego". Blooloop. Retrieved February 4, 2021.

External links

Articles on SeaWorld San Diego