Canada's Wonderland has confirmed that the Leviathan roller coaster, due to open on April 27, 2012, will feature a 100-foot tunnel at the base of its first drop.
Riders will race through the tunnel at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour, after plummeting from the top of Leviathan's 306-feet-tall lift hill. The steep, 80-degree drop that leads into the pitch-black tunnel will be the tallest of any roller coaster in Canada.
Leviathan will become the sixteenth roller coaster at Canada's Wonderland, which has more roller coasters than any other park in the world apart from Cedar Point and Six Flags Magic Mountain. It is the first 300-feet-plus coaster to be constructed by Swiss manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard.
The new addition to Canada's Wonderland is due to debut on the opening day of the park's 2012 season. In addition to the high-speed first drop, its circuit will also include a series of "airtime" hills and overbanked turns.
You can find out more about Canada's Wonderland's latest addition by checking out Theme Park Tourist's in-depth Leviathan preview.
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