Griffon Opening Day Set for May 25, 2007
Written by Russell Meyer
Busch Gardens Europe in Williamsburg, Virginia has been working tirelessly since September 2006 on their newest roller coaster, Griffon. The 205-foot B&M dive machine now has its own dedicated website at:Tweet
The website indicates that the ride will open on May 25, 2007, which seems about right considering the amount of work that still needs to be done of the coaster. On Saturday, March 17, 2007, I attended passholder preview day, and while the track is completely finish, and the unique floorless, 10-seats-across trains were in the maintenance building, most of the landscaping and themeing were still to be completed, as well as the splashdown section of the coaster.
Guests can still marvel at this menacing new icon at Busch Gardens, but it appears the public will have to wait two more months to test out this beast.
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