Serengeti Flyer

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Serengeti Flyer
Busch Gardens Tampa
Location Tampa, Florida, USA
Status Operating since February 27, 2023
Theme Tropical
Rider height 48 inch minimum
Replaced Rhino Rally
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Manufacturer S&S-Sansei Technologies
Product Screamin' Swing
Capacity 40 per cycle
Height 105 feet
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Serengeti Flyer is a Screamin' Swing installation at Busch Gardens Tampa in Tampa, Florida, USA.

History

Busch Gardens Tampa started on Serengeti Flyer's installation in 2020 with foundation and underground work, but stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic. Work resumed in April 2022. The attraction re-used the former Rhino Rally queue and loading area.[1]

The addition of Serengeti Flyer was announced on October 11, 2022.[2]

The ride opened on February 27, 2023, following three days of passholder previews.[3][4]

Design

The ride structure is 105 feet tall and it reaches a maximum height of 135 feet and a maximum speed of 68 mph while in operation.[2]

References

  1. Fake, David (2023-04). "Busch Gardens Tampa Bay soars to new heights with help of S&S Worldwide". Amusement Today. No. Vol. 27, Issue 1. Retrieved 2023-04-05. {{cite news}}: Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Announces Serengeti Flyer; Universal Throws Shade". Coaster101. 2022-10-11. Retrieved 2022-10-12.
  3. "'Serengeti Flyer' swing ride at Busch Gardens will open Feb. 27 to guests, but earlier for passholders".
  4. Carter, Ashley (2023-02-27). "Serengeti Flyer swing ride opens at Busch Gardens". Spectrum News. Retrieved 2023-02-27.


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