Tumble Bug (Kings Island)

Tumble Bug
Kings Island
Location Mason, Ohio, USA
Coordinates 39°20′39″N 84°15′55″W / 39.344185°N 84.265367°W / 39.344185; -84.265367
Status Defunct
Operated April 29, 1972 to 1985
Replaced by Skylab
Coney Island
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Operated 1925 to 1971
Manufacturer Traver Engineering Company
Product Tumble Bug

Tumble Bug was a Tumble Bug built by US manufacturer Traver Engineering Company that was previously located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, USA.


Tumble Bug opened at Coney Island in 1925. The ride was relocated to Kings Island for its opening in 1972 season, although a new track was fabricated and the original track remained standing at the former park. The ride closed after the 1985 season and was replaced the following year with Sky Lab.[1] The ride was sold to Kennywood and used as spare parts on its similar ride, Turtle.[2]


  1. "Kings Island adds new attractions". The Daily Advocate. 1986-02-06. Retrieved 2023-12-10.
  2. "Tumble Bug". KICentral. Retrieved 2022-04-04.

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