In the water park, even adults pay attention to the big slides. This fun is not just for little people. After all, people for their amusement have built real monsters, which can frighten even an avid lover of water recreation.
Wiegand Maelzer Slide Tower, Area47, Tyrol, Austria.
Typically, Tyrol attracts extreme lovers in winter. After all, during the ski season you can ride with the breeze. But in summer it can be a good rest. The unique water park Area47 offers a dizzying descent. Rising to a 30-meter height, everyone can decide on the spot on which of the five slides roll down. The most dangerous of them is a 100-meter trough, twisted in the form of a spiral. The most desperate can decide to move down a special 30-meter slope on a special board resembling a snowboard. Only at the end of the extreme route is a surprise in the form of a springboard.
Divertical, Mirabilandia, Ravenna, Italy.
In this Italian amusement park not so long ago appeared an interesting hybrid of water and roller coasters. The construction of the roller coaster ended in 2012 and cost $ 26 million. A dozen people are climbing up on the trailer. At the same height is about 60 meters, it should be noted that this is the largest similar attraction in the world. The trailer starts to sweep swiftly down the rails along a bizarrely curved path. As a result, under the screams of agitated people, traffic flies into the pools. The sea of spray immediately gets up, falling on the passengers. The dive is at an angle of 45 degrees at a speed of 65 km / h. Toboggan, Città del Mare Hotel Village, Palermo, Italy.
In the picturesque place of the island of Sicily, 11 steep slopes in the water immediately settled down. Interestingly, the pool ends not all the tracks, some throw people directly into the Mediterranean. Only at such a high speed will not be able to admire the sea views of the Gulf of Castellammare, but this can be done later, relaxing on a lounger by the pool.
The Leap of Faith, Aquaventure, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
This huge water park is located on the island of “small palm trees” in Dubai. In this entertainment center you can swim with dolphins, ride on an inflatable torus on the “lazy” river, and after that just lie on an excellent sandy beach. But many people come here because of ziggurat. Having risen on this tower, it is offered to choose to itself entertainment on a level of courage. You can ride along a transparent underwater tunnel that runs right in the middle of the kingdom of sharks floating here, or you can make a “Jump of Faith” – down the vertical trench from a height of 30 meters. A similar water park is in the Bahamas. There in 2008, a real reef shark broke into the pool. It’s good that the attraction was closed at this time for visitors. And the unfortunate creature could not bear the chlorinated water and died.
RideHouse, Happy Magic Water Cube Waterpark, Beijing, China.
The Chinese have managed to radically change the usual swimming pool. After the end of the Olympics, it was rebuilt, creating the largest water park in Asia. The design is amazing – there are also valves, water cannons, jellyfish, grids … Visitors will not be bored – you can ride from a seven-story slides, swim in the pool with waves, soak up the jacuzzi with deep-sea tornadoes. But the most interesting entertainment here is Ridehouse. This structure combines as many as 12 slides. At the same time while some daredevil sweep through the curved labyrinths, on the other, standing in the queue, every 2 minutes pours out a huge cube of water.
Behemoth Bowl, Chimelong Water Park, Guangzhou, China.
Few people will dare to ride from the hippopotamus in the water park of Chimelong Water Park. Rare daredevils are seated on a small inflatable raft. It is accelerated along a translucent hundred-meter tunnel to a speed of 10 meters per second. Then the design flies into a large bowl, and, circling in it, falls into the drain hole in the middle.And only then through the trough people get into the pool. In this case, the system of the exact passage of the raft according to the assigned path engineers even received a patent, which guarantees safety.
Insano, Beach Park, Akiras, Brazil.
Let this 40-meter hill and is not the highest in the world, people here, in the Brazilian resort can fly almost perpendicular to the ground, about 5 seconds. Insano is a fairly simple design – it’s the only slope, it’s just quite steep. Moments of travel along a sheer trench from the height of a 14-story building will be remembered for sure for life. After all, in a short time a person will be accelerated to a speed of 100 km / h, and it’s possible to understand what exactly happened, already in the pool. Although the hill is not the highest in the world, to ride on it or just admire high-speed arrivals in 2011, 788 thousand people came.
Mount Gushmore’s Summit Plummet, Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World, Orlando, USA.
It’s strange to see snow in a hot summer. But the first thing that catches your eye in this amusement park is the 30-meter-long snow-covered mountain. On its top is a small wooden house. From here you can roll down the gutter, and at the end of the road there will be a small springboard. Jumping on it, you can feel the chilling horror of freefall from a height of 36 meters and at a speed of 100 km / h. The picturesque hill from Disney Park is the most often photographed artificial mountain in the world. King Cobra, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Jackson, USA.
The name of the royal cobra is given by chance. It is the longest snake on the planet. Inside the 78-meter hill, painted with red, black and orange stripes, you can accelerate through the pipe to a speed of 50 km / h. In this case, the amateur of such entertainment will have to overcome unexpected turns and sharp dizzying descents. The attraction appeared in 2012, but has already become a sensation. Today, this water slide is among the most terrible in the world.
AquaDuck, cruise ships Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.
The creators of these cruise ships tried to create the most real water parks on them. That’s why the AquaDuck attraction turned out to be unique, and it’s worth taking into account its dimensions. While the ship is sailing the oceans, any passenger can pass the time by traveling on a double inflatable raft over a transparent acrylic pipe. The start comes from the stern on the 12th deck, then the route lies directly over the side of the ship at a height of 45 meters above the water level. Wild Vortex, Wielderness at the Smokies, USA.
In this water park most of the attractions are hidden under a large roof, which allows you to enjoy the thrill of the year round. However, fans of adrenaline choose the open air slide Wild Vortex. Its height is 20 meters, and it opened in June 2012. The whole trip lasts only 7 seconds, but do not underestimate this attraction. Sharp vertical lifts and loops give the game a sense of gravity, riders experience an overload of up to 2.5G. In addition, the hill promises a surprise – at the start of the hatch under the man suddenly opens and the first 12 meters of the road pass in a state of free fall.
Cliffanger, Schlitterbahn, Galveston, USA.
This amusement park was opened in 2007. Mountain “climber” has become the highest of all four similar American institutions. Here, too, the beginning of the path begins practically with a sheer fall down. In the water, people fly at a speed of 35 miles per hour in just 25 meters of the way. It should be noted that this hill is open, so that extreme people can see how quickly the world around them sweeps around.
, Safari, Santa Claus, United States.
This water slide cost $ 5.5 million. For its work, a special asynchronous linear motor is used. From the hill “Mammoth” height of 7 floors began to expand and the water park itself.The trip on the dam on a large pipe will pass through the territory of 1.2 hectares, which is a record. 6 passengers are carried along a trench 3.5 meters wide. At the same time, the width of the dam is about 2.5 meters. He constantly turns on the water, so that any member of the team can be a face anywhere. The path passes through several dark tunnels. The height of the hill is 21 meters, and the total length of the track is 1763 meters. The total trip time is about 3 minutes.