SheiKra

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SheiKra
SheiKra (Busch Gardens Africa) 05.JPG
SheiKra's logo (top), Part of Sheikra's layout (bottom)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
LocationBusch Gardens Tampa Bay
Park sectionStanleyville
Coordinates28°02′12″N 82°25′28″W / 28.03667°N 82.42444°W / 28.03667; -82.42444Coordinates: 28°02′12″N 82°25′28″W / 28.03667°N 82.42444°W / 28.03667; -82.42444
StatusOperating
Opening dateMay 21, 2005
CostUS$13,500,000
($17.3 million in 2017 dollars[1])
General statistics
TypeSteel – Dive Coaster
ManufacturerBolliger & Mabillard
ModelDive Coaster - SheiKra
Track layoutTwister
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Height200 ft (61 m)
Length3,188 ft (972 m)
Speed70 mph (110 km/h)
Inversions1
Duration2:20
Max vertical angle90°
G-force4
Height restriction54 in (137 cm)
Trains5 trains with 3 cars. Riders are arranged 8 across in a single row for a total of 24 riders per train.
Quick Queue available
SheiKra at RCDB
Pictures of SheiKra at RCDB

SheiKra is a roller coaster located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Tampa, Florida. It is a Dive Coaster which means riders experience a moment of free fall.

SheiKra was the first Dive Coaster.[2] It is floorless and features a 90 degree drop.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2008". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  2. Levine, Arthur (June 13, 2017). "Busch Gardens' SheiKra and Griffon Coasters: What a Couple of Dives". Tripsavvy. Retrieved 31 August 2017.