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Kumba is a roller coaster in Congo at Busch Gardens Tampa. While it's not the best, it is also recommended. The minimum height to ride is 54 inches.

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Kumba means "roar," and it is a fitting name for this 1993 Bolliger & Mabillard coaster that was once the featured attraction in the park. Riders board 32-seat trains (8 rows, 4 across) that roar along almost 4,000 feet of track. The course features a 135-foot drop, a 114-foot tall loop, a dive loop, a zero-g roll, a cobra roll, and interlocking corkscrews. Seven inversions in total with a top speed of 60 mph.

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Best coaster in the park (even more intense than Montu in my opinion). This ride changed my life forever, as it is now become my number 1 best coaster of all time. Very intense, feels MUCH faster than you are actually going, and very smooth for an older roller coaster. If I were to ride ONE coaster in this park, this would be it.

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