Take an all-access, adrenaline filled ride on the wildest, over-the-top and most-exhilarating water rides in the world, from Mexico to Dubai.
Bonzai Pipelines waterslide at <a href="https://www2.sixflags.com/newengland" target=_blank>Six Flags New England</a> in Agwam, MA, is the first slide on the planet to have 6 capsules launching from 1 platform. "Bonzai" is a 7-story, 40 mph intense and wet ride -- the tallest, fastest and most expensive water ride in New England.
Visit Cancun, Mexico, for a water park experience in a pre-historic cenote at <a href="http://www.xplor.travel" target=_blank>Xplor Park</a>. The Cenote starts with a 4-wheeling, cave-crawling trail, which leads to the first of 4 zip lines heading to the slide. It’s 30 minutes of hang–time, 147 feet above the jungle floor in your bathing suit before you get to the main attraction. The jungle slide coils like a snake down the zip line tower, and then opens up for an intense, 30-second run.
<a href="http://www.alpamare.com" target=_blank>Aquapark</a> in Wroclaw, Poland, is home to Magic Eye -- a record-breaking waterslide. Climb 7.5 stories- to the top, then prepare yourself for 4 back-to-back 360-degree turns at 30 mph.
F5 Twin Twister, at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Galveston, TX, awaits its riders 7 stories above ground. Two twisting tubes send riders down through the "black hole" in just 10 seconds, for what could only be described as the best "washing machine" ride ever!
<a href="http://www.alpamare.ch/?lang=en" target=_blank>Alpamare</a> waterpark in Switzerland is the largest indoor park in Europe. Riders on the King Cone waterslide have a quick 15 seconds on the wet ‘n’ wild ride to enjoy the changing walls around them. Tiny, unpainted parts of the slide allow sunlight to shine through, which gives each rider the sense of "twinkling lights."
Located at Sand Hollow State Park in Utah, the locals got a little creative with this homemade cliff slide, which dumps its riders into an 80 degree, 40-foot-deep reservoir of water.
Prepare to drop 70 feet aboard Cliffhanger, located at <a href="https://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia" target=_blank>Six Flags Over Georgia</a> (just outside Atlanta). Roughly 50% of those brave enough will go down the slide at 40 mph!
Welcome to the world's only simulated waterpark ride, located in <a href="http://www.sunwaylagoon.com" target=_blank>Sunway Lagoon</a> in Malaysia. Patrons step into the 3-D theater and sit in a chair that never stops jerking, making their brain tell them that their body is really on a ride. Complete with fog, flashing lights and water, Waterplexx 5D is as real as it gets!
Patrons stand by the landing pool of VertiGO, a 108-foot-tall waterslide at <a href="http://www.aqualandia.net" target=_blank>Aqualandia</a> in Benidorm, Spain.
The initial drop of the 846-foot-long La Banana Loca waterslide at <a href="http://www.vallarta-adventures.com" target=_blank>Vallarta Adventures</a>' in <a href="http://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/puerto-vallarta/photos/experience-puerto-vallarta">Puerto Vallarta</a>, Mexico, takes riders into an intense figure 8!
The Xtreme Waterparks film crew are in Longville, MN (4 hours from Minneapolis) to visit the home of Levi Lavalle – 9-time X-Games medalists – who has constructed a 100-foot, $22,000 backyard slide. Locals give the “Slip ‘N Rip” a test – flying off the 75-foot runway.
Located in <a href="http://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/dubai/photos/slideshow">Dubai</a> and towering 13-stories, Tower of Poseidon is on the largest man-made island in the world, home to <a href="http://www.atlantisthepalm.com/marineandwaterpark/aquaventure.aspx" target=_blank>Aquaventure</a>.
King Khajuna waterslide (yellow; Tropical Cyclone in red) sits 102-feet high and is the tallest free fall slide in Europe at Barcelona’s Port Adventura’s <a href="http://www.portaventura.co.uk/aquatic-park/aquatic-park-attractions/costa-caribe" target=_blank>Costa Caribe Aquatic Park</a>.
<a href="http://www.springvalleybeach.com" target=_blank>Spring Valley Beach Waterpark</a> in Blountsville, AL, is home to the 360 Rush Bowl waterslide that shoots 2 people into the bowl at the same time, each going 45-55 mph.
Switzerland's <a href="http://www.aquaparc.ch/en" target=_blank>Aquaparc</a> is home to The Booster loop -- at 7-stories high and a total of 328-feet long, riders gain speeds of 50 mph, shooting them through the slide in 10 seconds and ripping through the loop at 3 G's!
The merciless 125-foot-long, Slip ‘N Fly at <a href="http://www.ohiodreams.com/video/general-videos/slip-n-fly-2012" target=_blank>Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camp</a>, is a ramp that cuts back at 50 degrees, and sends riders flying and diving into the water.
Brave visitors to Aquatica SeaWorld ride the Walhalla Wave half-pipe funnel in San Antonio.
A bird's-eye view of Aquatica SeaWorld's pool of stingrays from the top of Stingray Falls.
A family marvels at the view as they pass through Stingray Falls' grotto on an oversized inner tube.
Splashing down in the landing pool of the double-looping L2 slide at Wave Water World in Wörgl, Austria.
Thrill seekers reach the crest of the hill of Mammoth water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, IN.
A shot of Mammoth and Wildebeest water coasters at Splashin' Safari.
Waterpark revelers splash down at the Tropical Islands waterpark in Brandenburg, Germany.
The Wave at Water World in Denver gives riders a unique waterpark experience.
A boogie boarder tries his hand at The Wave in Denver.
A bird's-eye view of The Falls at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, TX.
Splashing down at Schlitterbahn on the Downhill Racer slides.
Brazil's Kilimanjaro waterslide as seen from the landing pool at the bottom.
A view from the splashdown pool of the Viper Megatube's twists and turns at NRH2O in Texas.
Cable cars to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, offer visitors breathtaking views.
A wide shot of Texas' Green Extreme water ride that offers a rollercoaster-like experience.
A view from below the twin Speed Racer waterslides at the Tropical Islands waterpark in Germany.
The Mountain Water Slide at Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, curves through the jungle.
A view of the Tubenbach slide tower at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, TX.
The wave pool at Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy, with the Scary Falls and Spacemaker waterslides in the background.
The splashdown pool of the Mountain Water Slide at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Joel and Axel laugh after splashing down on the Scary Falls waterslide at the Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy.
People in Aqualandia's wave pool in Venice, Italy.
View from the top of Insano waterslide at Beach Park in Brazil.
A couple glides down a purple and yellow bowl at Beach Park in Brazil.
A wide shot of the Aqua Show family area at Beach Park in Brazil.
A full view of World Waterpark indoor waterpark and wave pool at Beach Park in Brazil.
The Conja raft ride at Blue Bayou Waterpark in Baton Rouge, LA.
Freefall slides at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria.
The wave pool at Wet 'n Wild waterpark in Phoenix.
An aerial view of the ski jump at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria.
Visitors to Area 47 enjoy the freefall slide.