Fly like a manta ray on this roller coaster Find out what it´s like to spin, glide, skim and fly like a giant ray when you experience the only flying roller coaster of its kind in Florida. Riders are taunted by a head-first, face-down inverted nosedive… and that's just the beginning. Experience the full force and power of riding the high seas, all on one of the smoothest tracks in the world. Manta is a steel flying roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando. The attraction allows guests to encounter numerous species of ray before boarding a manta ray-shaped train that takes them on a 3,359-foot-long (1,024 m) roller coaster ride above the park, reaching top speeds of 56 miles per hour (90 km/h). Designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard, Manta restrains riders in the prone position and features four inversions. The well-received attraction officially opened to the public on May 22, 2009. Their slogan is "Dive deep, fly high…"