SeaWorld unveils Wave Breaker roller coaster inspired by rescue missions

Wave Breaker coaster features first jet-ski style car in North America

By RJ Marquez - Digital Content Curator

SAN ANTONIO - SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled its new roller coaster Friday called Wave Breaker: The Rescue Coaster, which is inspired by the heroics of the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team.  

The jet-ski style car is the first of its kind in North America.

Riders are assigned an animal rescue mission before the ride and then are launched through a series of high-speed maneuvers and turns over the park’s lake. 

While the ride is the main attraction, the entire experience allows riders to learn more about the SeaWorld’s rescue team and its effort to save animals wounded or in danger.

While in line, you can read stories from some of the more than 30,000 rescues done by the SeaWorld Rescue Team over the past 50 years.  

The ride reaches speeds of up to 44 mph. The minimum height for riders is 48 inches, while the tallest a rider can be is 77 inches.

Visit SeaWorldSanAntonio.com for more information on admission prices and park schedule. 

 

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