Six Flags Fiesta Texas Announces Thunder Rapids Water Coaster for 2017

Next year, Six Flags Fiesta Texas will build a new water coaster called Thunder Rapids. The Proslide manufactured water coaster will be a fun ride with some unique elements on it!

Among those unique elements are five upward blasts, which …

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Universal Orlando Resort Releases Volcano Bay Details

Today, we learned more details about Universal Orlando Resort’s new “Water Theme Park,” Volcano Bay. The waterpark was announced last year and given a 2017 opening date, but up until now we knew very little about it. Now, we …

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Sahara Sam’s Announces Major 2016 Waterpark Expansion!

West Berlin, N.J. – Sahara Sam’s Oasis indoor and outdoor water park is set to break ground on a 10,000-square-foot expansion to the indoor year-round section of the complex. The four million dollar expansion is the New Jersey-based water park’s

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Silverwood Announces New Racing Slides for 2016!

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In 2016, Idaho’s largest theme park, Silverwood, will be installing a brand new slide in their Boulder Beach waterpark. This new slide will be a racing mat slide which is currently unnamed.

The six lane slide will stand at 55.8 …

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Six Flags America Announces Splashwater Falls Play Area for 2016!

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In 2016, Six Flags America will expand their Hurricane Harbor waterpark with the addition of Splashwater Falls. Splashwater falls will be a very large kids play area. Surrounding the play area will be a wide array of lounge chairs and …

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Carowinds Announces Major Waterpark Expansion and More for 2016!

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After over one year of teasing and plenty of speculation, Carowinds finally announced their 2016 plans. For 2016, Carowinds will be receiving a major waterpark overhaul and expansion. It will transition from Boomerang Bay to Carolina Harbor with a wide …

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Kings Island Announces Soak City Expansion and Park Improvements for 2016!

Today, Kings Island announced their plans for 2016, which include an expansion to their Soak City waterpark and improvements to parking. The highlight of this announcement is a new slide complex, which will be called “Tropical Plunge.”

This slide tower …

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A Visit to Kings Dominion and a Quick Theme Park News Update

To start off this article, here’s some news I wasn’t able to cover this week due to being sick:

-Disneyland stopped the California Screamin roller coaster when a rider pulled out a Selfie Stick

-Disney is considering investing $1 Billion …

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Wet n’ Wild Orlando to Close in 2016

Yes, one of the first waterparks, Wet n’ Wild Orlando, which opened in 1977, will close on December 31st, 2016. With the announcement of the Volcano Bay Waterpark, many were expecting Universal, the owners of Wet n’ Wild Orlando, to …

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3 AWESOME Announcements From Central Florida (Busch Gardens Tampa, Sea World Orlando, and Universal Orlando)

The last couple days brought big announcements for Central Florida’s theme parks. With two MAJOR Sea World parks announcements and a HUGE Universal announcement, the excitement is building up for central Florida’s next few years. In the next two years …

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