Busch Gardens Coaster Making Final Runs Before Closing Down
Busch Gardens coaster making final runs before closing down. Attention roller coaster enthusiasts! Busch Gardens’ SandSerpent attraction is set to close in less than a month. According to an announcement from the theme park, the coaster will embark on its final journey on July 9. This ‘wild-mouse’ style roller coaster promises thrilling curves, drops, and corkscrews that families are sure to enjoy. Riders will soar five stories high before descending with laughter-filled excitement.
Originally known as Wild Izzy, this family-friendly ride debuted at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in 1996. It later found its way to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in 2004 and was renamed Cheetah Chase. However, the park has not revealed what will replace the beloved SandSerpent. In an official statement, Busch Gardens announced the retirement of the ride to make room for an exciting new addition to the Pantopia area.
For annual pass members, there’s good news! You have the opportunity to experience the SandSerpent one last time. You get a last shot at Busch Gardens coaster making final runs before closing down. A special early-morning access period has been scheduled from June 30 to July 4, exclusively for pass holders. Don’t miss this chance to bid farewell to a classic roller coaster and make lasting memories before the SandSerpent closes its gates forever. NewsChannel8