The much anticipated new roller coaster *MAKO* has now opened at Seaworld
The coaster is 200 feet tall and goes up to 73 mph and is 4,760 feet long.
Mako is what is known as a Hypercoasters this means that it typically has a drop of at least 200 feet. They’re built for speed and what the industry calls “airtime” — those moments when riders are literally lifted from their seats and this is the first for Orlando.
SeaWorld Orlando announces Mako as their new roller coaster, the tallest and fastest in the city
Scheduled to open in Summer 2016, Mako is the name of the newest roller coaster coming to SeaWorld Orlando, just announced today.
With speeds which exceed 70 mph, Mako will propel riders across a track that’s 4,760 feet long which is almost a mile) and encounter a 200 foot drop.
Mako is a “hyper coaster,” which is the phrase given to rides that reach at least 200 feet high and feature a high-speed launch up to 70 mph.
Mako will feature multiple, tall hills and high speeds giving guests plenty of “air time”. A 48,000-watt surround-sound system envelops the entire realm also, which will have sound follow the coaster trains as they dive through and around the area.