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Feel the "sting" of Scorpion's terrifying 60-foot drop and 360-degree vertical loop at speeds reaching 50 mph. Scorpion is a classic compact looping roller coaster from renowned coaster builder Anton Schwarzkopf.

Related: See Scorpion Pictures

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1980 Steel Looping Twister Schwarzkopf

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 60 feet G-force: 3.5 G's
Height: 65 feet Inversions: 1
Length: 1,805 feet Trains: 2 - 20 passenger
Ride Time: 2 minutes, 15 seconds Top Speed: 50 mph

Scorpion Facts

Inversion: 39-foot Vertical Loop

Opening date: May 16, 1980

Train has five cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Busch Gardens Tampa to ride this attraction.

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