Busch Gardens Tampa Bay makes way for the largest ever expansion to the Pantopia area of the park with Phoenix Rising, a new family-friendly suspended coaster. This upcoming 2024 attraction will take riders up to 44 miles per hour on 1,831 feet of track.
Phoenix Rising with be the tenth coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This new experience will have family members soaring above the Serengeti Plain before going on an exploratory journey over the Pantopia region. Riders will feel the wind and thrill of the flight in this suspended roller coaster that enables ride cars and riders to swing side to side as the train races along the track.
Phoenix Rising will be the first Busch Gardens Tampa Bay coaster to feature on-board audio. The ride experience with offer a one-of-a-kind soundtrack, integrated into an array of twists, turns and surprises for families riding together.
“’Phoenix Rising’ will be an extraordinary journey for our seasoned coaster enthusiasts and younger thrill-seekers alike,” said Stewart Clark, president of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. “Joining a comprehensive coaster collection, this new attraction reinforces our commitment to provide guests with new, immersive and one-of-a-kind experiences.”
Manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard, Phoenix Rising is a family-friendly suspended roller coaster, traveling at speeds up to 44 miles per hour throughout the 1,831-feet journey. With a minimum height requirement of 42 inches, Phoenix Rising will allow more kids to join in on the coaster fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Annual Pass members get early ride access on Phoenix Rising prior to its public debut in spring 2024.
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