|Type||Steel - Launched|
|Model / product||Sky Rocket II|
|Riders per train||18|
Top speed62 mph
Tigris is a steel launched roller coaster currently under construction at Busch Gardens Tampa in Florida, USA. The ride is being manufactured by Premier Rides and will open on April 19, 2019. When completed, it will be the tallest launched roller coaster in Florida.
History[edit | edit source]
In March 2018, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment filed three trademark applications for the names Tigris, Uproar, and Twisted Tiger. Tigris was announced on September 12, 2018. Vertical construction began in December.
In February 2019, the track was completed.
In March 2019, testing began.
On April 4, 2019, Busch Gardens Tampa confirmed that Tigris would open on April 19, 2019.
Design[edit | edit source]
Tigris will be a Sky Rocket II from Premier Rides, similar to Tempesto at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Electric Eel at SeaWorld San Diego. The ride will have orange track and black supports and is replacing Tanganyika Tidal Wave, a shoot-the-chutes attraction.
Trains[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
|Roller coasters at Busch Gardens Tampa|
|Present||Air Grover • Cheetah Hunt • Cobra's Curse • Kumba • Montu • Sand Serpent • Scorpion • SheiKra • Tigris • unknown|
|Former||Gwazi • Python|