Sandstorm was a Chance Rides Orbiter model flat ride located in Timbuktu. It was removed in 2013, and Falcon’s Fury roughly sits on the site.

At the time of its installation, it was reported the English designed ride was the first of its kind in the US.

Fast Facts:

Open Date: 1980
Close Date: 2013
Location: Timbuktu 
(present day Pantopia)
Replaced By: Falcon’s Fury



Additional details and images on Sandstorm will be added in the future.


Busch Gardens’ 1970 Rollercoasters and Thrill Rides – accessed 1/17/2017
Temple Terrace Beacon – April 10 1980 – accessed 7/16/2017