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Popeye and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Popeye and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges, a flume ride in Toon Lagoon at Universal's Islands of Adventure. (The minimum height to ride is 42 inches.)

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Posted: March 29, 2014

A river rapids ride, featuring characters and gags from the King Features and Fleischer Studios' cartoon starring the spinach-guzzling sailor man. Arch-enemy Bluto is up to no good again, and there's no escaping an underwear-soaking drenching on this water ride, where on-lookers can get in on the action by spraying you as your tub raft washes by.

Readers' rating:

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76 votes, so far

Other than the somewhat lacking theme, this is the greatest water ride in Orlando. You always get soaked. This is a great family ride. 9.5/10. - Quentin Scruggs

Hands down, this is my very favorite river raft ride! The ride is long, it's on the rough side as a real river raft ride would be, and you will not get wet.... you will get SOAKED! - Michelle Morgan

Best rapid river ride ever. The theming is beautiful and the ride is fun and has a lot of surprises. It's also long and that's a good thing. And you will get wet. - O T

Great fun. Best rapid's ride I have ever experienced, by far. Very long, very wet, great theming, and the boatwash is a real surprize. Doesn't get any better in rapids ridedom. - Rob Pastor

Perfection in water rides. Wet, funny, and animatronics! - Anthony Murphy

Best rapids ride in the world. Incredible theming, fast rapids, plenty of places to get soaked and a few surprises along the way. You'll be laughing the whole way through. 10/10 - Bryce McGibeny

as rapids rides goes, this one is top notch! long, wet great theme and really fun when it's hot, witch is most of the time in Florida :) - David Shaul

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