SeaWorld announces new roller coaster for 2020
SeaWorld said this new roller coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless dive coaster in the state.
The park describes the ride will climb to 153 feet, passengers feet will dangle in the air, riders will be suspended on a 45-degree angle at the crown of the ride before plunging down a 143-foot facedown vertical drop accelerating to more than 60 miles per hour.
Riders will also experience inversions, barrel roll, Immelmann loop, hammerhead turn and flat spin as they race along the nearly 2,500 feet of track, according to SeaWorld.
Each of the floorless ride cars are said to hold 18 riders in three, six-person rows.
SeaWorld said the dive coaster will be located adjacent to Journey to Atlantis in the southeast corner of the park in an area that is currently a parking lot.