Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby larrygator » Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:19 pm

rezzyk wrote:So what do we all think about SeaWorld possibly looking to make changes (including selling parks) and Merlin wanting to buy Busch Gardens??


Fell free to discuss in the SEAS corporate thread HERE
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby bgtlover » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:21 am

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby bgtlover » Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:25 am

eskater132 wrote:I have an opportunity to visit by the end of the year, and I heard that Kumba is going down for maintenance. Is there any period left this year when all 3 B&Ms as well as Cheetah Hunt will be open?


Kumba is scheduled to reopen on September 1st. So far no other coasters are scheduled for maintenance for the rest of the year.
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby Living_Dead » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:18 pm

I loved the queue for Cobra's Curse a lot! The detail put into it was amazing. The ride experience is very solid for a family attraction. I doubt I'll ride again, but it was enjoyable.

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby rezzyk » Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:51 pm

larrygator wrote:
rezzyk wrote:So what do we all think about SeaWorld possibly looking to make changes (including selling parks) and Merlin wanting to buy Busch Gardens??


Fell free to discuss in the SEAS corporate thread HERE


Awesome thanks! I guess I didn't look hard enough to find this thread beforehand.

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby bgtlover » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:17 pm

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:30 pm

^ Clearly it's trap door slides.
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby Cyrbuzz » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:16 pm

Does anyone else beside myself still hold out hope that eventually Busch Gardens will Rocky Mountain treatment their sad and closed Gwazi coaster? I mean as long as this ride is still standing pretty much intact there may be a teeny tiny chance down the road. Since CEO Manby seems to be on a adding rides mindset to Sea World Parks maybe there's a chance down the not so long road. He was with Hershend was he not when they started their relationship with RMC? Let's hope maybe Gwazi will roar again someday.

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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby Themonerd » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:24 pm


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SOO GLAD TO HEAR ADVENTURE ISLAND IS ACTUALLY GETTING LOVE RECENTLY!Does anyone have a thought on where in the park it'll go?
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Re: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (BGT BGA Discussion Thread)

Postby VegasBaby » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:29 pm

DoinItForTheFame wrote:^ Clearly it's trap door slides.


Yea, that's my thinking as well. Almost all of the major water parks have trap door slides now, so I bet Adventure Island and Water Country both get them in the near future. It will probably be similar to the Breakaway Falls tower that they added at Aquatica Orlando a few years ago.
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