Texas Stingray

Roller coaster in the United States
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Texas Stingray
SeaWorld San Antonio
Location San Antonio, Texas, USA
Status Operating since February 22, 2020
Manufacturer Great Coasters International
Designer / calculations Skyline Design
Type Wooden - Hybrid
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 96 feet
Drop 100 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 3379 feet
Inversions 0
Drop angle 57°

Texas Stingray is a wooden hybrid roller coaster currently operating at SeaWorld San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, USA. It was built by Great Coasters International and designed by Skyline Attractions subsidiary Skyline Design.[1] The attraction opened on February 22, 2020 following passholder preview days on that weekend.[2]


Footers for the ride were poured in April 2019. Vertical construction began during the summer season.[3]

On August 21, 2019, SeaWorld San Antonio released a teaser saying that the ride would be the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Texas.[4]

On September 12, 2019, the ride's name was officially announced as Texas Stingray.[5] The front car was revealed at IAAPA 2019.[6]

On December 19, 2019, the ride had its first test run.[7]

On February 4, 2020, it was announced that the ride would officially open on February 29, 2020. However, the ride opened early on February 22.



Texas Stingray is 96 feet tall, reaches speeds of 55 mph, and is 3,379 feet long.[1] It includes steeply banked turns and ejector airtime moments, as well as a tunnel 100 feet long.


2 trains with 12 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 24 riders per train. Riders are held in by individual lap-bars.



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Texas Stingray". Skyline Attractions, LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2021.
  2. "Pass Member Weekend - February 22 and February 23". SeaWorld San Antonio. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
  3. "SeaWorld San Antonio's New Wooden Coaster Rises".
  4. "SeaWorld San Antonio Confirms Wood Coaster for 2020 With New Tease". NewsPlusNotes.
  5. "First Look: SeaWorld San Antonio unveils new thrill ride (photos)". San Antonio Business Journal.
  6. "Great Coasters International is building Texas Stingray for SeaWorld San Antonio". NewsPlusNotes.
  7. "SeaWorld San Antonio's Texas Stingray Wooden Coaster Makes First Run". NewsPlusNotes.

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