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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa

Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:36 pm

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Staff have started to ride Tigris, opening date announcement can't be too far off now!

And now we have it, Tigris will open Friday 19th April!

It has also been announced that pass members receive 2 hours of exclusive ride time (8:00am-10:00am) on Tigris, SheiKra and Stanley Falls Flume during the first two weekends of May. I know a lot of UK enthusiasts have passes to the Florida parks so enjoy it if you are there!

Purple track for the new 210ft RMC hybrid coaster is now on site at the park as well!
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa

Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:32 pm

Please link your sources - be good to see the track!
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Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:20 pm

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Please link your sources - be good to see the track!

I had a friend message it to me, but Midway Mayhem have pictures on their facebook page now as well! Purple is certainly something different for the park!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 9969384281
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:20 am

The park have announced that Tigris will be soft opening on Tuesday (today) and Wesnesday ahead of the official opening on Friday. Thursday will most likely be media day.
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa

Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:32 am

Midway Mayhem have a video from the front and back.. not gonna lie, for a short ride it looks like it packs a punch!
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Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:40 pm

Tigris is now officially open :)

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The ride queue was posted at 120 mins on opening morning, but it seemed to take people no longer than 70 minutes before they were on the ride from the start of the queue line.

Like most of Busch Gardens Tampa, the ride does not feature extensive theming, but it is probably the best themed out of SeaWorld's 3 Sky Rocket II coasters. Whilst is it not as well themed as Cobra's Curse, Tigris has more theming than rides like Falcon's Fury, Kumba or SheiKra. It has some great rockwork and landscaping as well as original themed audio which is a nice touch.
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