Tallest coaster in Orlando opens at SeaWorld

Posted at 7:48 AM, Jun 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-10 07:48:27-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The tallest and longest roller coaster at an Orlando theme park is opening.

SeaWorld Orlando's 200-foot-tall Mako is debuting on Friday with speeds up to 73 miles per hour.

The ride is the fifth coaster at SeaWorld Orlando.

It anchors a two-acre realm called Shark Wreck Reef, which also includes a shark encounter attraction, educational exhibits and dining and shopping outlets.

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