Tanganyika Tidal Wave

Replacing the African Queen Boat Ride, Tanganyika Tidal Wave used much of the former ride’s course and theming, and added a 55 foot drop. It closed on April 10, 2016, and has remained standing since.

Fast Facts:

Official Open Date: June 15, 1989
Close Date: April 10, 2016
Location: Stanleyville
Replaced: African Queen Boat Ride


Additional details and images on Tanganyika Tidal Wave will be added in the future.


Busch Gardens’ 1970 Rollercoasters and Thrill Rides – accessed 1/17/2017
Sun Sentinel May 14, 1989 – accessed 1/21/2017
Tanganyika Tidal Wave Permanently Closed – accessed 5/31/2017