Montaña Rusa (Parque del Café)

Roller coaster in Colombia
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Montaña Rusa
Parque del Café
Location Montenegro, Quindio, Colombia
Coordinates 4°32′09″N 75°46′04″W / 4.535951°N 75.767726°W / 4.535951; -75.767726
Status Operating since 1999
Rider height 90 cm minimum
Worlds of Fun
Name Zambezi Zinger
Location Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Coordinates 39°10′25″N 94°29′07″W / 39.173687°N 94.485250°W / 39.173687; -94.485250
Operated May 26, 1973 to 1997
Replaced by Boomerang
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Speed Racer / Extended Jumbo Jet
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 18
Hourly capacity 1,174
Propulsion Electric spiral lift
Height 17.3 metres
Top speed 66.2 km/h
Length 787.3 metres
Inversions 0
Duration 2:31
G-Force 2.1

Montaña Rusa is a steel roller coaster located at Parque del Café in Montenegro, Quindio, Colombia. It opened at its current location in 1999. The ride was previously located at Worlds of Fun in Missouri, USA where it operated from May 26, 1973 to 1997 under the name Zambezi Zinger.



Color scheme

Yellow track and blue supports. The ride opened with green track and supports at Worlds of Fun, being repainted to feature red track and blue supports when relocated to Parque del Café, where it later got repainted to its current colours.


3 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged inline in 6 rows, for a total of 18 riders per train.

When it first opened in 1977 the ride had four trains. It is not known how many are still in use.


  • On December 19, 2021, a train carrying 9-16 riders had a mechanical failure that caused the middle car of the train to derail, leaving 3 injured.[1]


  1. Colombia, Redacción (20 Dec 2021). "Parque del Café responde tras accidente en atracción que dejó dos personas heridas". El Espectador. Retrieved 21 Dec 2021.

External links

Articles on Worlds of Fun