Congo River Rapids is an excellent rapids ride in Congo and one of the best attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa. The minimum height to ride is 42 inches.
Congo River Rapids takes riders on a whitewater journey down a lively re-creation of the Congo River. While twirling along the river in circular rafts, guests are randomly splashed and plunged in the water as they bounce off surrounding banks, creating an unpredictable and often sopping-wet adventure. Spouting jets, looming waterfalls and an ominous water cave enhance this drenching experience. Bystanders along side the rapids’ banks contribute to the excitement by firing water spray jets at the unsuspecting adventurers.