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Tigris

Busch Gardens Tampa

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In a park with one of the finest collections of roller coasters anywhere Tigris leaves us wondering why they build this? Unfortunately, there is little to say about a roller coaster that's a gimmick. Tigris is one of Premier Rides Sky Rocket II models that have been littered across many parks. While the footprint for this ride is compact the ride experience is not worth waiting more than 5 minutes for. A single train navigates a track consisting of basically two large loops, one non-inverting, over the station. LSM's launch the train forwards, then boosts them backwards and then boosts them forwards again where it finally has enough momentum to complete the circuit. The trains are cramped due to their poor design and feature the ridiculous restraints called "comfort collars"!

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2019 Steel Launched Looping Premier Rides
  • Height
    150
    feet
  • Length
    863
    feet
  • Top Speed
    62
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    1
    upside down elements
  • Launch
    LSM
    propulsion
  • Number Of Trains
    1 - 18 passenger
     

Tigris Facts & History

Sky Rocket II model

Features: Non-Inverting Loop

Inversions: Inline Twist

Opening date: April 19, 2019

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

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