Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Cobra’s Curse Coaster Coming in 2016

Busch Gardens Tampa has announced a new family coaster called Cobra’s Curse will open in the park in 2016.

Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens Tampa

Located in the Egypt area of the park, Cobra’s Curse is a one-of-a-kind spin coaster that features a 70-foot vertical lift to start the journey.

Riders will also come face-to-face with an 80-foot snake icon, trek over the park’s Serengeti Plain and discover the mysteries of an Egyptian archeological excavation.

Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens Tampa

“This isn’t your ordinary spin coaster. In true Busch Gardens style, we’re putting a twist on this attraction and taking riders on an unforgettable and exciting journey,” said Busch Gardens Park President Jim Dean, adding, “This isn’t your ordinary spin coaster. In true Busch Gardens style, we’re putting a twist on this attraction and taking riders on an unforgettable and exciting journey.”

To get an idea of what the ride will be like, Busch Gardens put together this Cobra’s Curse promo video:

What do you think? Is Cobra’s Curse a coaster you’re looking forward to trying?

[Artist renderings courtesy of Busch Gardens Tampa]

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