Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Cheetah Hunt. The ride has a top speed of 75 mph, the top speed of the cheetah, the ride it was named for. It does not have a stationary lift hill and drop, making it unique from all of the other roller coasters in the park.
The Land of the Dragons. In 2009, the Land of the Dragons was replaced with Sesame Street: Safari of Fun, changing the land for children to an even more familiar place for them. Their only roller coaster is called "Air Grover" tributary the blue monster from the television show.
Morroco. Morroco has most of the major shops for Busch Gardens. It also branches to the Stanleyville and Egypt regions. It is also home of Gwazi.
Timbuktu. The ride is the shortest ride, in height, at the park but has a unique loop turning the train sideways instead of looping straight, making the coaster very unique. Its region is similar to the African Market.
Egypt. In Mythology the God was had a head of a falcon and legs of a human. The ride is meant to resemble flying like a hawk. It can be also translated as Monthu.
Gwazi. Gwazi has actually two roller coasters, Gwazi Tiger and Gwazi Lion. One has a different feel from the other (one starts higher from the other giving a higher altitude but a lower drop); they do cross paths several times on the ride. Roar! is a chain of roller coasters from Six Flags.
floorless. This feature was made when they changed the trains in 2008. The seats in the back are elevated so every passenger can see as if they were in the front row. This increases the hang time when the train stops before a drop.
90 degrees. This drop is the deepest, along with Griffon, in the southeast. Its counterpart, Griffon, at Busch Gardens Europe, is nearly identical, but is five feet taller than it.
Inverted/Steel. Montu is in the Egypt region. Its tallest inversion is after the fist drop and it has over 5 inversions after it: the most in the southeast. Nile Crocodiles were put below the ride but were removed.
Rhino Rally. Rhino Rally is a safari that starts as a truck, but then goes on a river. It is driven by an employee; one of the few rides that is not controlled by a machine.