SeaWorld Orlando, renowned as the Coaster Capital of Orlando, is set to captivate guests once more this Spring 2024 with its latest attraction Penguin Trek – the park’s eighth coaster. This one-of-a-kind family launch coaster offers an exciting adventure through the stunning expanse of Antarctica. Brace yourself as you join a remarkable penguin research mission aboard a distinctive snowmobile-style ride car. Prepare for an exhilarating experience that will leave you in awe.
“We are incredibly excited to unveil our newest addition to SeaWorld Orlando’s outstanding coaster lineup in Spring of 2024,” stated Jon Peterson, President of SeaWorld Orlando.
This unforgettable coaster offers an exhilarating ride with two thrilling launches and a labyrinth of twists and turns. It reaches speeds of up to 43 mph as it traverses a 3,020-foot track, both indoors and outside. Suitable for the whole family, the ride accommodates riders ranging from 42 inches to 77 inches in height. Once on board, riders will embark on an unforgettable journey aboard this exceptional and immersive themed experience. They will be propelled through the Antarctic wilderness, assuming the roles of intrepid researchers as they navigate the icy expanse on a one-of-a-kind snowmobile ride car. Escaping the clutches of an ice cave, this exhilarating adventure intensifies as riders navigate a treacherous outdoor coaster track.
The coaster’s heart-pumping thrills culminate as riders reach the safety of a penguin colony, embodying the spirit of adventure and discovery. As the coaster comes to a stop, guests find themselves in the heart of SeaWorld Orlando’s penguin habitat. The excitement of the ride seamlessly transitions into a heartwarming encounter with the charming, feathered inhabitants. This unique blend of family coaster thrills and authentic animal interaction offers an unforgettable opportunity for the whole family to connect with the enchanting world of these captivating penguins, ensuring a truly one-of-a-kind adventure that will be forever etched in their memories.
The impressive engineering and exceptional design of this family coaster can be attributed to Bolliger & Mabillard, renowned manufacturers renowned for their excellence in roller coaster engineering. SeaWorld Orlando, already home to five other remarkable coasters, including the highly acclaimed Pipeline: The Surf Coaster which opened in May 2023, is set to tie the park’s record for the most B&M coasters in one location with the addition of Penguin Trek.
SeaWorld Orlando’s dedication to offering a wide range of thrills for every member of the family is clear, with the one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor coaster experience of Penguin Trek. This newest addition to the coaster collection is set to become another highlight in a park that is already known for its exceptional coasters. SeaWorld Orlando has already been recognized for its award-winning rides, such as Mako, which has been voted the #1 Best Roller Coaster by the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll for five consecutive years, and Ice Breaker, which claimed the top spot as the #1 New Attraction in the same poll. With Penguin Trek, SeaWorld Orlando continues its tradition of pushing the boundaries of coaster innovation for the entire family.