SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment sent an e-mail reminder that it will announce its new attractions for Busch Gardens Tampa and Discovery Cove via video presentations on their Facebook pages tomorrow morning. (Here's the link to Busch Gardens' FB page
, and to Discovery Cove's
The press release attachment's filename? "CheeTaka and Reef Announcement Advisory_Reminder.doc"
So I guess the name's official, huh?
Update Oct. 13: Nice misdirection! The name is actually "Cheetah Hunt." Well-played at keeping the name secret, Busch Gardens.
Watch the video for an on-ride simulation of this Intamin launch coaster, plus more detail within the park's announcement.
At first glance, it looks like an awful fail for a park that promotes animal conservation to be naming a ride for an animal hunt. But on second look, I can see the ride as referencing the cheetah *escaping* hunters. Thoughts?
Also: Take a good look at this Cheetah Hunt, Busch Gardens Williamsburg fans, because its description sounds a lot like the new coaster for 2012 that the Virginia park has promised. That would continue the recent practice of bringing a new coaster to one BG park, then one much the same to the other park the next season.
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