A look at two of SeaWorld Orlando's best roller coasters: Manta (pictured) and Kraken.

Updated April 7, 2021

From the serene to the extreme, SeaWorld® Orlando has something for everyone. Today, we honor the park's two biggest, baddest rides: Manta and Kraken. Take a joy ride with us to learn about the intensity and thrills of both roller coasters!

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Ground view of the Manta roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando
Manta at SeaWorld® Orlando

Manta is the only flying roller coaster of its kind in the world. You are seated in a head-first, face-down position. The ride track is smooth creating the sensation of gliding like a giant ray as you fly in an inverted nosedive.

Manta Fast Facts

  • Date Opened: May 22, 2009
  • Passengers Per Train: 32
  • Wingspan: 12 feet
  • Maximum Height: 141 feet
  • Maximum G-Force: 3.7
  • Top Speed: 56 mph
  • Inversions: 4
  • Inline Twists: 2
  • Ride Length: 3,359 feet
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes 36 seconds


SeaWorld® Orlando kraken
Kraken at SeaWorld® Orlando

Kraken is a floorless roller coaster. Roller-coaster enthusiasts constantly rank this ride as one of the world's top floorless steal coasters in the world. Your feet dangle as you sit in open-sided seats, riding on a pedestal above the track.

Kraken Fast Facts

  • Date Opened: June 1, 2000
  • Passengers Per Train: 32
  • Maximum Height: 149 feet
  • Maximum G-Force: 3.9
  • Top Speed: 65 mph
  • Inversions: 7
  • Vertical Loops: 2
  • Ride Length: 4,177 feet
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes 2 seconds

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