Best and Worst rides at Busch Gardens TampaBusch Gardens Tampa: I wanted to know what the best and worst rides for you are at BGT
From Karly TenneyI wanted to know what are you guy's
Posted September 20, 2011 at 2:43 PM
best and worst rides at BGT.
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From Anthony O'NealI don't know about the worst. . . we tended to spend more time on the big coasters.
Posted September 20, 2011 at 9:44 PM
Montu and Sheikra are the ones you MUST ride.
From Mike GallagherAgree with Anthony..I've only been there once, but I really liked Sheikra, Montu is a great example of its type, and Kumba was better than I expected. Gwazi may not be the best woodie around, but it's far from the worst, Their flume is really nice. I'm not sure if Rhino Rally still operates, but I thought it was decent. My visit pre-dated Cheetah Hunt.
Posted September 21, 2011 at 6:57 AM
Welcome to the forum, Karly.
From Tom RiggI think, true to Seaworld/Busch Gardens form, there isn't really a bad coaster in the bunch. Sheikra is pretty awesome, and I actually liked the dueling woodies. As far as worst, I would say the river raft ride is the worst. Is just not very fun. A note on the Log Flume, it is not only the oldest still existing ride in BGT, but also the oldest still existing ride in and BG/SW park.
Posted September 21, 2011 at 8:18 AM
From Karly TenneyThank you Anthony Mike and Tom
Posted September 21, 2011 at 10:52 AM
I will most defintely ride
Sheikra and Montu.
From steve leeThe problem with the park is that it's really ALL coasters. Their flat ride assortment (especially when compared to everything at Busch Gardens Williamsburg) is really pathetic. And I second the "meh" on the river raft ride. It wasn't really bad, but my girlfriend got tossed about a bit and ended up with a pretty nasty bruise on her leg.
Posted September 21, 2011 at 11:07 AM
From Giovanny CruzHave any of you wrode the chetta hunt that's the best.
Posted September 21, 2011 at 12:58 PM
From Mike GallagherWow..TWO misspelled roller coaster names in ONE very short post...
Posted September 22, 2011 at 5:44 AM
From Kelly MuggletonCheetah Hunt! Loved it (I trip to put a mini trip report on here to that effect but it never loaded)
Posted September 22, 2011 at 6:04 AM
Sheikra a VERY close second.
Worst...the Serpent! (is that in fact what it's called...) Oh dear....
From Annette HatchI just went to Howl-o-Scream and it was POURING. We were lucky enough to get a brief bit of sun & rode the Gwazi. I was quite shocked at the speed of that woodie. I really enjoyed it. We sat in the front & my eyes were stuck open. We also got lucky enough to ride Sheikra and that was the end-all of OUTSTANDING to me. I couldn't believe how high it really was. I was that dork on the top as it circled yelling "I see Raymond James Stadium" (hubby is a Bucs fan so it was exciting). It had just started to sprinkle when we started the ride, so the rain actually hurt but it was so fun we asked to go again. They had to stop it because of rain & high winds. That is one I could do 100 times over. Next time I hope for good weather so I can ride them all. I am a bit sad though. Not a place for kids who don't meet the height requirements. There is no way you are telling my 10 year old who is short that he has to play in Sesame Street.
Posted October 12, 2011 at 10:02 PM
From HANNAH CALLERi love Montu and Sheikra is amazing too although the drops terrify me!
Posted October 13, 2011 at 3:41 AM
I've only been on Gwazi once and it was very very rough but it may have changed since then and I'm not used to riding Wooden Coaster so it could just be me !
From Christy HallAll the coasters are amazing, but my favorite is SheiKra! Followed by Montu and Cheetah Hunt, then Kumba. Gwazi is a little rough, but it is a woodie so that is expected. I guess I would say my least favorite ride there is Sand Serpant.
Posted October 13, 2011 at 5:44 AM
From Giovanny CruzI hasn't changed Hanna it sucks
Posted October 13, 2011 at 5:02 PM
From Tom RiggI actually really enjoy Gwazi. I think the fun aspect of wooden coasters is that you can feel the train being pulled off the track by gravity and the wobbliness of the imperfections created by a system that isn't airtight like that of steel coasters. If any one has been on Rebel Yell at Kings Dominion or The Comet at Hershey, they can attest to the fact that classic woodies make you feel like there is a strong chance that in all the chaos you may very well die.
Posted October 13, 2011 at 6:27 PM
From Justin KermgardHere are my top 5 Best attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa:
Posted October 13, 2011 at 7:42 PM
1. Cheetah Hunt
4. Congo River Rapids
5. Serengeti Express Train Ride
And now the 5 Worst attractions:
From Zackiel MarshBest: Kumba AKA The best coaster I've ridden
Posted October 15, 2011 at 12:35 PM
Worst: Sand Serpent's laziness and nothingness beats Gwazi's extreme roughness.
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