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Mako at SeaWorld Orlando

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Roller coaster

Opening Date:
Jun 10, 2016

200 feet

4760 feet

Maximum speed:
73 mph

Bolliger & Mabillard


This shark-themed roller coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest in Orlando when it opens in 2016.

Headlining a new shark-themed area, Mako will become the tallest, fastest and longest in Orlando. Manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard (who also built the park's most recent coaster, Manta), the hypercoaster will stand at some 200 feet tall, and will hit a top speed of 73 miles per hour as it races around a 4,760 feet circuit. The coaster will boast a number of airtime hills, as well as a unique new feature dubbed the "Hammerhead turn" (a tight U-turn to the right).

The sheer height of Mako means that it won't be integrated into its surrounding environment in the same way that the visually impressive Manta is, but SeaWorld claims it will give guests a sense of the awesome speed of the real-life Mako shark. And concept art suggests that the train will dip close to the water on the park's lake on several occasions.

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