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Busch Gardens Africa invites you to come try Kumba, one of the world's best roller coasters! After the blood-curling thrill of an initial 135 foot drop, you will plunge from 110 feet into a diving loop, feel a full 3 seconds of absolute weightlessness while spiraling 360 degrees, and tear through one of the world's largest vertical loops. Kumba is one wild ride that you won't easily forget.

Related: See Kumba Pictures

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1993 Steel Multielement Freeform Bolliger & Mabillard

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 135 feet G-force: 3.8 G's
Height: 143 feet Inversions: 7
Length: 3,978 feet Trains: 4 - 32 passenger
Ride Time: 2 minutes, 54 seconds Top Speed: 60 mph
Train Mfg: Bolliger & Mabillard

Kumba Facts

Inversions: 114-foot Tall Loop, Dive Loop, Zero-G Roll, Cobra Roll, Interlocking Corkscrews

Maximum 3 train operation

Opening date: April 20, 1993

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating four abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,700 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

Where to Coast

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