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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces opening date for new coaster, Phoenix Rising

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has shared the opening date for its brand new family coaster, Phoenix Rising.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay announces opening date for Phoenix Rising

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has revealed the opening date for Phoenix Rising, the theme parks brand new family roller coaster, and it's soon!

The B&M inverted coaster will open to pass members on Saturday, July 13, before officially opening to the public on Sunday, July 14, 2024.

The coaster will take thrill seeking families on a hair raising journey swinging them side to side as it does so, reaching speeds of up to 44 mph throughout it's 1,831 ft of inverted steel track.

The new ride will be the first ride at the park to feature onboard audio and will sport a minimum height requirement of only 42 inches to ride.

New family coaster, Phoenix Rising at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

This exhilarating new attraction located in the Pantopia area of the park will have riders soaring over the Serengeti Plain, and will be the largest family-friendly addition to the Tampa Bay theme park.


The coaster has been built in the location of Sand Serpent, which was permanently closed and demolished to make way for Phoenix Rising.

New family coaster, Phoenix Rising, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay


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