Jurassic Park Expansion for 2015?

Jurassic Park Expansion for 2015?

There have been rumors for the past few months about a new attraction (or possibly even attractions) coming to the Jurassic Park section of Islands of Adventure. So far the only apparent additions coming to the island are new themed games, much like the ones added to The Simpson’s area last year.…

Busch Gardens Drop Tower to be 330 feet tall

Busch Gardens Drop Tower to be 330 feet tall

Just over a year ago, we posted plans filed with the SWFWMD that detailed a new drop tower attraction for Busch Gardens Tampa. Today, after digging through the Federal Aviation Administration website, we discovered a document filed last January seeking approval to build that attraction.…

Demolition of Building 44

Demolition of Building 44

While we’ve all been busy following the construction in the former Amity area of Universal Studios, new permits have been filed for the demolition of┬áthe long vacant Building 44 near the front of the park.…

Desert Dive: Busch Garden’s 2013 Drop Tower

Desert Dive: Busch Garden’s 2013 Drop Tower

*UPDATE* Filing with the FAA confirms plans to build a 330′ tall drop tower. Read the full story by clicking here:
http://parkrumors.com/busch-gardens-drop-tower-to-be-330ft-tall/

On May 2nd, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, the owners/operators of Busch Gardens Tampa, filed a new trademark application for the name Desert Dive and registered the domain name DesertDive.com.…

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Facebook Update

Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem Facebook Update

Two photos have been added to our Facebook page detailing new progress on the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem attraction, new frames and a new color scheme. Be sure to like us on Facebook!…

SeaWorld’s New Penguin Ride System Revealed?

SeaWorld’s New Penguin Ride System Revealed?

UPDATE 3/14/2012: The concept art and vehicle renderings have been removed from their source websites, so we have removed them from our article as well.

In November of 2011, SeaWorld Orlando announced their new expansion for the 2013 season, an entire Antarctic re-theme of their existing Penguin Plaza area to be called Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin.…

Sandstorm’s New Home

Sandstorm’s New Home

We previously reported that the plans for the 2013 attraction at Busch Gardens Tampa called for the relocation of the Sandstorm ride, which is currently located in the Timbuktu section of the park.…

Busch Gardens 2013 Attraction

Busch Gardens 2013 Attraction

UPDATE 2/27/2012: Permits reveal new location of Sandstorm attraction.

 

It’s been rumored for the past few months that Busch Gardens Tampa would be getting a new attraction for 2013, an attraction that would likely replace the Sandstorm attraction in the Timbuktu section of the park.We got confirmation of this today, thanks to new permits filed with the City of Tampa.…