Manta Roller Coaster at SeaWorld
|Find out what it's
like to spin, glide, skim and fly like a giant ray when you ride
the only flying roller coaster of its kind in the world. It's
a seamless blend of up close animal encounters with a head-first,
face-down thrill ride. Manta. Only at SeaWorld in Orlando.
to SeaWorld Orlando can now find out what it’s like
to spin, glide, skim and fly like a giant ray when they
experience the only flying roller coaster of its kind
in the world. A seamless blend of up close animal encounters
with a head-first, face-down thrill ride, Manta
is an adventure only SeaWorld could create.
with Manta and get the inside story on the habitats,
the marine life and the thrills.
The habitats —
Exploring the depths
of the sea and roaming among Manta’s freshwater lagoon
and saltwater habitats are just part of the new attraction’s
thrill. With 10 stunning and uniquely configured aquariums,
riders and non-riders alike will find themselves surrounded
by the beauty and mystique of Manta’s underwater elements.
Total number of aquariums: 10
nearly 250,000 gallons, more than 2,800 square feet
Water temperature: 45 to 78 degrees
Unique configurations: Pop up aquarium — smaller
guests “pop up” in the middle of this aquarium, surrounding
themselves with hundreds of fish.
— part of the massive ray habitat, this 220-square-foot
viewing panel means guests will find hundreds of rays
schooling over their heads.
Up to six inches thick acrylic
of panels: nearly 55,000 pounds
of largest panel: nearly 16,000 (overhead aquarium)
Did you know?71,000 pounds of salt are in
the clear water of Manta’s fish habitats. That’s about
equal to 586,000 2-ounce salt shakers you might find
on your dinner table.
The total weight of the
water in Manta’s habitats is about 2,125,000 pounds,
as much as 150 killer whales or about as much as an
empty space shuttle.
SeaWorld’s water experts
maintain a very special — and secret — recipe for saltwater.
Don’t ask, it’s not for sale.
overhead viewing panel is the single largest, free span
acrylic piece ever produced by its manufacturer, Nippura.Manta’s
3,000 fish and rays eat almost 300 pounds of food each
day. In comparison, Shamu eats close to that each day,
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