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SeaWorld announces grand opening date for Mako coaster

Mako Coaster at SeaWorld under construction.[PHOTO: SeaWorld]
Mako Coaster at SeaWorld under construction.[PHOTO: SeaWorld]

SeaWorld Orlando has announced the grand opening date for its new coaster, Mako.

The hypercoaster, which SeaWorld calls Orlando's tallest, fastest and longest coaster, will open on June 10, officials said.

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For those who can't wait to see what riding the coaster will be like, a preview presentation of Mako is being shown daily at the Nautilus Theater at 11:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Riders will soar up to 200 feet high and reach speeds of up to 73 mph on the coaster.

Mako will be the centerpiece of the new two-acre shark themed realm.