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New for 2023
Serengeti Flyer - An S&S Screamin' Swing, with a swing height of 135 feet and top speed of 68 mph, at the old Rhino Rally load station.
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Iron Gwazi★ ★ ★
Rocky Mountain Construction IBox rebuild of the former Gwazi wooden coaster. Iron Gwazi features a 206-foot beyond-vertical drop and two inversions on its 4,075 feet of track, making it the world's fastest and steepest hybrid coaster. Height requirement: 48 inches
Montu★ ★ ★
A 3,983-foot Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster, with a 128-foot drop, top speed of 60 mph and seven inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
Cheetah Hunt★ ★
A 4,429-foot Intamin blitz coaster, with a 130-foot drop, top speed of 60 mph, three launches and one inversion. Height requirement: 48 inches
A 3,188-foot Bolliger & Mabillard dive coaster, with a 200-foot drop, top speed of 70 mph and one inversion. Height requirement: 54 inches
A 3,978-foot Bolliger & Mabillard coaster, with a 135-foot drop, top speed of 60 mph and seven inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
A 2,100-foot Mack Rides spinning coaster, with an elevator lift, 70-foot drop and top speed of 40 mph. Height requirement: 42 inches
A 863-foot-long, 150-foot tall Premier Rides Sky Rocket II coaster, with a multi-pass LSM launch and top speed of 62 mph. Height requirement: 54 inches
A 1,818-foot, 60-foot-tall Schwarzkopf silver arrow, with a top speed of 41 mph and one inversion. Height requirement: 42 inches
SandSerpent, the Mack Rides Wild Mouse coaster in Pantopia, closes July 9, 2023. The park also features Air Grover, a Zierer Force children's coaster, in the Sesame Street Safari of Fun play area.
Congo River Rapids: rapids ride (Height requirement: 42 inches)
Edge of Africa
Serengeti Express: train ride around the Serengeti Plain animal habitat