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It also contains four new attractions. This section of the park is home to the park's water rides and SheiKra, which was the first and only Dive Coaster in the United States until the addition of Griffon at the sister park Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The section opened up in with the addition of the Stanley Falls Flume.
The African Queen featured live animals, including alligators , crocodiles , rhinoceroses and spider monkeys. A colorful South American macaw rode on each boat as a first mate. There was also a cast member, dressed in African warrior regalia, who surprised each boat as it passed through a riverside village.
The warrior was featured in television ads for the park in the early s. The section remained unchanged from then until , when SheiKra opened, and the surrounding area was renovated. This section, themed to the jungles of Congo, contains two of the park's most popular rides, Kumba and Congo River Rapids.
In November , Congo underwent major renovation, including the removal of the park's classic Python corkscrew roller coaster. Other former Congo attractions include the Swinging Vines, family swing flat ride closing in the early 's and the Monstorus Mamba octopus flat ride closing in the late 's. And the Pygmy Village kids area featuring three children's rides, a tea cup ride, a kiddie swing ride relocated to Sesame Street Safari of Fun and the Gwazi Gliders moved to Morocco.
Also located in this area are two family attractions: Jungle Flyers, a zip line that offers three different flight patterns above the treetops of the new area, and Wild Surge, a shot tower that launches guests above a waterfall. Another attraction is Tiger Trail, which is a walkthrough with tigers where there is also a glass turret where you can look out right in the middle of the tiger enclosure.
During the Kareebu Jungala atmosphere show, stiltwalkers perform with puppets and interact with guests in the heart of Jungala. A section originally themed after the malls and bazaars of Africa that opened up in May as Timbuktu. The Phoenix was built in and remains a popular ride to this day. The section was renovated in Important elements added during this facelift included the enclosing of the Timbuktu Theater, which replaced the park's Dolphin Theater with an indoor 4-D movie theater.
The dolphins retired to other locations. The 4-D theater premieried with "R. In , Das Festhaus was transformed into the Desert Grill, and the park's family-friendly Sand Serpent wild mouse roller coaster opened, replacing the Crazy Camel trabant flat ride. In September , Falcon's Fury, a foot drop tower, opened, replacing the former Sandstorm orbiter flat ride. This section of the park was re-themed to Pantopia  alongside the opening of Falcon's Fury.
Alligators and crocodiles can be observed here up close. In Curiosity Cavern, guests can view mammal and reptile exhibits. Visitors to Nairobi can meet the Animal Ambassadors who travel the country and make educational appearances at Jambo Junction. Another popular attraction here is the Asian elephant exhibit.
Edge of Africa is the smallest section of the park. It features a restaurant, the Cheetah Hunt roller coaster, and the Skyride station. Bedouin tents, authentic handicrafts and art create an Egyptian marketplace feel. The primary attraction of the Egypt-themed area is Montu, an inverted steel coaster.
Tut's Tomb, a former audio guided walk-through tomb excavation closed in Winter , and the interior was gutted to make way for the queue for Cobra's Curse. The former Golden Scarab Gift Shop was converted into a gift shop at the exit of the attraction. A state-of-the-art facility that allows visitors to view animal care being conducted from treatments to x-rays.
A free flight aviary that shows over tropical birds from around the globe including parrots, flamingos, and others. The area for the most part remains mostly gardens and animal exhibits. A staple attraction that once stood in this section was the brewery. However, the brewery closed in and Gwazi now sits where the brewery was located. In , the Bird Gardens theater was demolished, and the former show Critter Castaways is now housed in the Pantopia Theater under the new name "Opening Night Critters".
Opened in , Edge of Africa is a walk-through attraction where guests can observe African animals. Among the exhibits are a Nile crocodile named Sobek, meerkats , two prides of lions , a pack of spotted hyenas , three hippos named Moyo, Kita and Devi, vultures , and a troop of lemurs. The three newest members of the lion pride include a male named Kembe and two females named Shaba and Shtuko.
They arrived at the park as cubs in from a zoo in Africa. Another pride of lions at the park include a male named Simon and two females named Rose and Iris. Iris and Rose are unable to have cubs as they have been spayed. The hippos Moyo and Kita are never exhibited together, being father and daughter, and being unaware of this and would try to mate with each other.
Therefore, both are rotated into the exhibit and holding area day by day to avoid accidental inbreeding. In , the park opened its Serengeti Plain animal habitat, the first of its kind to offer animals in a free-roaming environment. From January to March, Busch Gardens hosts a weekly concert series which invites popular bands either in big band music or pop to perform classic or contemporary songs.
Also, there are special culinary offerings that include a variety of ethnic food and wine samplings from various local vendors along the walkway from the Gwazi Roller Coaster to the gate in Gwazi Field. In March, several Latin music acts are hosted on the stage in Gwazi Field.
In the summer months, the park stays open later and includes concerts by performers like David Cassidy and Starship with Mickey Thomas. The park's Independence Day festivities add fireworks to the entertainment lineup. In , Busch Gardens added a new night time show called Kinetix, the first special effect-heavy show put on in Gwazi Field. Also, they added many new special effects i.
After InBev sold the amusement parks in to Blackstone, many beer-affiliated traditions ended, including the tradition of offering free beer samples in their Hospitality Centers, and Brewmaster Clubs would come to an end in the parks. Views Read Edit View history. Timbuktu turning into 'Pantopia ' ". Busch Gardens Tampa Blog. Added in , the Griffon coaster has bragging rights as the tallest dive coaster in the United States. Petersburg Times. Paul A.
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Also, there are special culinary offerings that include a variety of ethnic food and wine samplings from various local vendors along the walkway from the Gwazi Roller Coaster to the gate in Gwazi Field. Retrieved January 28,