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We’re just 2 days away from the grand opening of Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens Tampa.  The highly anticipated summer 2011 addition features one of the largest layouts of any single coaster on the planet traversing a massive section of the park.  To excite guests, today the park released a point of view video (sans audio) that shows the entirety of the ride. Take a look for your first glance at what is sure to be, one of the biggest hits of the summer.

From early ride reviews and after seeing this video, there seems to be no doubt that Cheetah Hunt holds its own against Busch Gardens Tampa’s other 3 major giants, Montu, SheiKra, and Kumba.  The sensation of speed seems to be best achieved through the first launch when the trains are surrounded by the decorative walls.  The figure-eight element appears to go just slow enough to give some great views but still maintain speed.  And just like I predicted, the greatest asset of the ride appears to be it’s terrain hugging, park traversing layout.

What do you think of Cheetah Hunt? How does it compare to the New Texas Giant? Leave a comment with your Park Thoughtsbelow.

Cheetah Hunt opens May 27 at Busch Gardens Tampa