Getting Wet in Summer Camp

Xtreme Waterparks: Getting Wet in Summer Camp visits the fastest waterslide loop on Earth in Switzerland, America's only ski ramp inspired "slip and fly" in Ohio; a $1.2 million dollar, 360-degree rush in Alabama and more.

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Bonzai Pipelines waterslide at Six Flags New England
Bonzai Pipelines waterslide at Six Flags New England

Bonzai Pipelines waterslide at Six Flags New England

Bonzai Pipelines waterslide at Six Flags New England 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. 960 1280

  

pre-historic cenote at Xplor Park in Cancun Mexico

pre-historic cenote at Xplor Park in Cancun Mexico

Visit Cancun Mexico for a water park experience in a pre-historic cenote at Xplor Park. 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. 960 1280

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Magic Eye waterslide at Aquapark

Magic Eye waterslide at Aquapark

Aquapark 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. 960 1280

  

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! 960 1280

  

King Cone waterslide in Switzerland

King Cone waterslide in Switzerland

Alpamare 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." 960 1280

  

homemade cliff slide in Utah

homemade cliff slide in Utah

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. 960 1280

  

Cliffhanger waterslide at Six Flags Over Georgia

Cliffhanger waterslide at Six Flags Over Georgia

Prepare to drop 70 feet aboard Cliffhanger located at Six Flags Over Georgia (just outside Atlanta). Roughly 50% of those brave enough will go down the slide at 40 mph! 960 1280

  

Waterplexx 5D at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia

Waterplexx 5D at Sunway Lagoon in Malaysia

Welcome to the world's only simulated waterpark ride located in Sunway Lagoon 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! 960 1280

  

People watch VertiGO riders at Aqualandia

People watch VertiGO riders at Aqualandia

Patrons stand by the landing pool of VertiGO a 108-foot-tall waterslide at Aqualandia in Benidorm Spain. 960 1280

  

La Banana Loca waterslide

La Banana Loca waterslide

The initial drop of the 846-foot-long La Banana Loca waterslide at Vallarta Adventures' in Puerto Vallarta Mexico takes riders into an intense figure 8! 960 1280

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backyard Slip N Rip waterslide patron flys off

backyard Slip N Rip waterslide patron flys off

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. 960 1280

  

Dubai's Aquaventure Waterpark and Tower of Poseidon

Dubai's Aquaventure Waterpark and Tower of Poseidon

Located in Dubai and towering 13-stories Tower of Poseidon is on the largest man-made island in the world home to Aquaventure. 960 1280

  

King Khajuna waterslide at Port Adventura?s Costa Caribe Aquatic Park

King Khajuna waterslide at Port Adventura?s Costa Caribe Aquatic Park

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 Costa Caribe Aquatic Park. 960 1280

  

Spring Valley Beach Waterpark's the bowl waterslide

Spring Valley Beach Waterpark's the bowl waterslide

Spring Valley Beach Waterpark 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. 960 1280

  

The Booster loop at Switzerland's Aquaparc

The Booster loop at Switzerland's Aquaparc

Switzerland's Aquaparc 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! 960 1280

  

Waterslide ramp at Ohio Dreams

Waterslide ramp at Ohio Dreams

The merciless 125-foot-long Slip ?N Fly at Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camp is a ramp that cuts back at 50 degrees and sends riders flying and diving into the water. 960 1280

  

Walhalla Wave

Walhalla Wave

Brave visitors to Aquatica SeaWorld ride the Walhalla Wave half-pipe funnel in San Antonio. 960 1280

  

Aquatica SeaWorld

Aquatica SeaWorld

A bird's-eye view of Aquatica SeaWorld's pool of stingrays from the top of Stingray Falls. 960 1280

  

Stingray Falls

Stingray Falls

A family marvels at the view as they pass through Stingray Falls' grotto on an oversized inner tube. 960 1280

  

Wave Water World in Wörgl, Austria

Wave Water World in Wörgl, Austria

Splashing down in the landing pool of the double-looping L2 slide at Wave Water World in Wörgl, Austria. 960 1280

  

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, IN

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, IN

Thrill seekers reach the crest of the hill of Mammoth water coaster at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, IN. 960 1280

  

Splashin' Safari

Splashin' Safari

A shot of Mammoth and Wildebeest water coasters at Splashin' Safari. 960 1280

  

Tropical Islands Waterpark

Tropical Islands Waterpark

Waterpark revelers splash down at the Tropical Islands waterpark in Brandenburg, Germany. 960 1280

  

Water World in Denver

Water World in Denver

The Wave at Water World in Denver gives riders a unique waterpark experience. 960 1280

  

The Wave in Denver

The Wave in Denver

A boogie boarder tries his hand at The Wave in Denver. 960 1280

  

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

A bird's-eye view of The Falls at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, TX. 960 1280

  

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Schlitterbahn Waterpark

Splashing down at Schlitterbahn on the Downhill Racer slides. 960 1280

  

Brazil's Kilimanjaro waterslide

Brazil's Kilimanjaro waterslide

Brazil's Kilimanjaro waterslide as seen from the landing pool at the bottom. 960 1280

  

Viper Megatube

Viper Megatube

A view from the splashdown pool of the Viper Megatube's twists and turns at NRH2O in Texas. 960 1280

  

Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro

Cable cars to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, offer visitors breathtaking views. 960 1280

  

Green Extreme

Green Extreme

A wide shot of Texas' Green Extreme water ride that offers a rollercoaster-like experience. 960 1280

  

Speed Racer waterslides

Speed Racer waterslides

A view from below the twin Speed Racer waterslides at the Tropical Islands waterpark in Germany. 960 1280

  

The Mountain Water Slide

The Mountain Water Slide

The Mountain Water Slide at Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, curves through the jungle. 960 1280

  

Tubenbach slide tower

Tubenbach slide tower

A view of the Tubenbach slide tower at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, TX. 960 1280

  

Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy

Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy

The wave pool at Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy, with the Scary Falls and Spacemaker waterslides in the background. 960 1280

  

Mountain Water Slide

Mountain Water Slide

The splashdown pool of the Mountain Water Slide at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. 960 1280

  

Scary Falls waterslide

Scary Falls waterslide

Joel and Axel laugh after splashing down on the Scary Falls waterslide at the Aqualandia Waterpark in Venice, Italy. 960 1280

  

Aqualandia's wave pool

Aqualandia's wave pool

People in Aqualandia's wave pool in Venice, Italy. 960 1280

  

View from the top of Insano waterslide at Beach Park in Brazil.

View from the top of Insano waterslide at Beach Park in Brazil.

View from the top of Insano waterslide at Beach Park in Brazil. 960 1280

  

A couple glides down a purple and yellow bowl at Beach Park in Brazil.

A couple glides down a purple and yellow bowl at Beach Park in Brazil.

A couple glides down a purple and yellow bowl at Beach Park in Brazil. 960 1280

  

A wide shot of the Aqua Show family area at Beach Park in Brazil.

A wide shot of the Aqua Show family area at Beach Park in Brazil.

A wide shot of the Aqua Show family area at Beach Park in Brazil. 960 1280

  

World Waterpark indoor waterpark and wave pool at Beach Park in Brazil

World Waterpark indoor waterpark and wave pool at Beach Park in Brazil

A full view of World Waterpark indoor waterpark and wave pool at Beach Park in Brazil. 960 1280

  

The Conja raft ride at Blue Bayou Waterpark in Baton Rouge, LA.

The Conja raft ride at Blue Bayou Waterpark in Baton Rouge, LA.

The Conja raft ride at Blue Bayou Waterpark in Baton Rouge, LA. 960 1280

  

Freefall slides at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria

Freefall slides at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria

Freefall slides at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria. 960 1280

  

The wave pool at Wet 'n Wild waterpark in Phoenix Arizona

The wave pool at Wet 'n Wild waterpark in Phoenix Arizona

The wave pool at Wet 'n Wild waterpark in Phoenix. 960 1280

  

An aerial view of the ski jump at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria

An aerial view of the ski jump at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria

An aerial view of the ski jump at Area 47 waterpark in Tirol, Austria. 960 1280

  

Visitors to Area 47 enjoy the freefall slide in Austria

Visitors to Area 47 enjoy the freefall slide in Austria

Visitors to Area 47 enjoy the freefall slide. 960 1280

  

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