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WATCH: Busch Gardens releases POV footage of Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest hybrid coaster

Photo from the top of a massive roller coaster on purple tracks

Iron Gwazi at Busch Gardens in Tampa is the tallest hybrid coaster in North America — and the theme park just released the first POV footage from the wild ride.

The ultimate thrill ride in Tampa

Iron Gwazi has been buzzed about for months. America’s tallest hybrid coaster is modeled after the endangered slender-snouted crocodile. So get ready to scream on the ride and then educate yourself afterward about Bush Gardens’ conservation efforts.

The roller coaster is 206 feet tall and features a nail-biting 91-degree drop. Do you have the guts to ride it?

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This wild roller coaster attraction is the most anticipated ride of the year, according to USA Today.

Need more reason to celebrate?

Christmas Town arrives at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens launches its Christmas Village on November 20. Special preview nights will be held on November 14 and 15.

Millions of twinkling lights, NEW holiday fireworks, the first-ever outdoor production of Christmas On Ice and much more merriment, complete with enhanced health and safety measures, are making spirits bright this year at Busch Gardens.

Christmas Town features extended hours on weekends and additional select dates with even more festive experiences, including indulgent culinary treats at the Christmas Town Village and select locations around the park, nighttime experiences on Florida’s best thrill rides and more. Christmas Town is included with daily admission, Fun Cards, and Annual Passes.

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