SeaWorld San Antonio is about get the wooden roller coaster treatment and calling it the “Texas Stingray” as this brand new wooden roller coaster will be the tallest, longest, and fastest ride in the state of Texas.
The featured details about this ride will have a drop distance of 100 feet with a track length of 3,379 feet long that will reach speeds up towards 55 mph. It will have 16 minutes of air time when riders are lifted from their seats. Featuring a 100-foot long tunnel with multiply banks and turns with some angles that are about 80 degrees.
Texas Stingray is being manufactured by GCI (Great Coasters International) as this will be “InvadR’s” big cousin which is located at Busch Gardens Willamsburg in Virginia.
Ground broke for construction in 2018 for the site will be located near SeaWorld’s new Turtle Reef and it’s Orca Stadium. The last recent addition for the park’s roller coasters was Wavebreaker that opened up in June 2016.
Texas Stingray is set to open up some point in Spring 2020 and more information can be founded by visiting SeaWorld San Antonio’s official site here to learn more.
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Check out the previous announcements down below by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment for their 2020 season.
- SeaWorld Orlando’s Next Roller Coaster-Ice Breaker
- Busch Gardens Tampa RMC/Gwazi Hybrid, Iron Gwazi
- Solar Vortex to hit waves at Busch Gardens’s Adventure Island
Source: San Antonio Business Journal