Riptide Race, which the park is calling "Florida’s first-ever dueling water slide."Aquatica Orlando today announced its new slide for 2020,
Riders will slide in two-person rafts from a 68-foot tower down 650 feet to the final splash — "dueling face-to-face, racers will navigate tight loops and accelerations through indoor and outdoor sections," according to the water park's press release. Here's the hype video:
Aquatica Orlando announces its new slide for 2020, Riptide Race - "Florida’s first-ever dueling water slide." pic.twitter.com/l0y31cUvaG— Theme Park Insider (@ThemePark) November 15, 2019
"Riptide Race will offer a ride experience you won’t be able to get anywhere else in Florida. Aquatica will be the first waterpark in the state to have a thrilling, and more importantly, dueling water slide," Aquatica Orlando vice president David Heaton said. "Riptide Race is the perfect addition to our attraction portfolio, complementing what is already one of the most family friendly waterslide lineups in Orlando."
To be located next to Banana Beach Cook Out, Riptide Race will have a 42-inch height requirement and open in 2020.Tweet
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