Video: Busch Gardens test launches Cheetah Hunt roller coaster one month before grand opening

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Exactly one month before the new Cheetah Hunt roller coaster has its grand opening at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the park has released video of the new ride running riderless around the track in a series of tests.

The new coaster isn’t ready for human riders yet, but Busch Gardens loaded up its highly-themed trains with water dummies and sent them cruising around its many twists and turns, blasting through several launch zones.

Watch video of Cheetah Hunt in action, beginning with a time-lapse of its construction:

The new attraction has popped up almost as quickly as a cheetah runs, with many new details added since we toured the Cheetah Hunt construction site in February. Themed decor is still being added around the track as we draw closer to the ride’s grand opening on May 27.

We will bring you a sneak preview of Cheetah Hunt on the evening of May 26, so check back here that night, then head out to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay to experience it for yourself on May 27!

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