Busch Gardens Tampa (Tampa, Florida, USA)

Operating since 4/20/1993

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Bolliger & Mabillard
Model: All Models / Sitting Coaster


Length:3,978 ft
Height:143 ft
Drop:135 ft
Speed:60 mph
Elements:114 ft tall Loop
Dive Loop
Zero-G Roll
Cobra Roll
Interlocking Corkscrews
Capacity:1,700 riders per hour


Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Trains:4 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Facts:While the Kumba has four trains, only three can be used simultaneously.  The fourth exists so that ride may operate at full capacity while a train is being serviced.
Etymology:"Kumba" means "Roar" in the African Congo language.

Kumba - Busch Gardens Tampa (Tampa, Florida, USA)

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Kumba - Busch Gardens Tampa (Tampa, Florida, USA)