Xtreme Waterparks Travel Guide
Explore some of the most extreme waterparks in the world, from Stukas, a terrifying 60-mph waterside in Italy, to the Destroyer, a monstrous 300-foot-long homemade waterside in Vail, CO.Go to Episode
Atlantis Aquaventure park-goers can enjoy many rides in the Bahamas including Ruins Lagoon, the Challenger water slide and the Abyss water slide.
Atlantis Resort, New Providence Island
Take a trip to this Baton Rouge water park to try out the brand-new Aqualoop tower, a 300-foot long, 6-story-high monster that happens to contain America’s first quadruple racing loops.
18142 Perkins RD
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Calypso Waterpark is Canada’s largest waterpark, featuring 100 acres of land, 35 slides and the panic inducing Summit Tower.
2015 Calypso St, Limoges, ON K0A 2M0, Canada
Canevaworld in downtown Verona, Italy, plays host to Movieland theme park, Medieval Times and the Rock and Roll Cafe. The featured ride at Canevaworld Resort is the Stukas Water Tower.
Località Fossalta 58, Lazise, 37017
Province of Verona, Italy
Funtown Splashtown in Saco, ME, has 15 acres with 20 different slides and a combination of drops, spins and weightlessness never seen before!
US Route 1
774 Portland Rd
Saco, Maine 04072
If there’s one slide that will turn men into mice, it’s the Double Barrel Drop. It’s the only indoor ride on the planet that tosses you 75 feet down into a laser-flashing, wave-crashing funnel!
1 Great Wolf Dr
Scotrun, PA 18355
No other slide has such a wickedly intense theme than the 10-story-high, nearly 500-foot-long Xpirado! Cross over the bridge leading to the village surrounded by piranhas, and then ride the slide that looks like you’re being swallowed alive.
Rio Quente, Rio Quente, State of Goias 75695-000, Brazil
In Hawaii on the island of Maui is the one-of-a-kind water park called Kahoma Ranch. Kahoma has 3 homemade slides, covered in rigid, unforgiving plastic, with a 58-62 degree pond awaiting you at the bottom.
305 Keawe St
Lahaina, HI 96761
Kalahari Water Park is an epic 179,000 square feet of jungle love with 23 rides, including the 5-story, 450-foot-long Zimbabwe Zipper.
7000 Kalahari Dr
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
We’re in Virginia Beach, VA, at Ocean Breeze Water Park that has 17 wild rides, including one that nobody else has: Neptune’s Revenge, with 4 monster slides, and more than 1,200 feet of drops, loops and tunnels.
849 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
In the northern tip of Idaho, outside the town of Cour d’Alene is Raptor Reef, an indoor water park with more than 1000 feet of fiberglass and 4 unforgettable slides.
175 West Orchard Ave
Hayden Lake, ID 83835
Race down the Faust and Furious racing slides, then ramp up the intensity on Rohr! with a vertical plunge from a 70-foot-high tower.
2026 Lockheed St
Galveston, TX 77554
Sea World’s Aquatica Park features 59 acres of land, 38 slides and is the only park in America with 2 giant wave pools, 3-million pounds of imported sand and dolphins that look like baby orcas!
5800 Water Play Way
Orlando, FL 32821
Just off the coast of Africa, Siam Park is an area known for untamed volcanic beaches, a waterpark with jaw-dropping beauty and a fierce slide called the Tower of Power.
Avenida Siam Park, s/n, 38670 Costa Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
A clean and well-staffed waterpark, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Jackson, NJ, is filled with thrilling rides and fun pools for the whole family. The featured ride at Hurricane Harbor is the Jurahnimo Falls slide.
Six Flags Blvd
Jackson, NJ 08527
Slip n’ Slam Homemade slide
The big kids have taken over the kiddie pools! We’ve seen them go airborne into lakes and wipe out on park hills, but never have we seen a homemade slide that launches you into back-to-back kiddie pools!
Slip ‘n Soar Homemade Slide
Slip ‘n Soar is a homemade slide that’s beyond outrageous. Augusta, Georgia’s latest creation is an 8-foot ramp sporting a 45-degree angle that sits on 44 tons of sand.
Head to Long Island, NY, to a park called Splish Splash. It measures up, with 55 acres containing an impressive 32 rides, including the notorious Cliff Diver.
2549 Splish Splash Dr
Calverton, NY 11933
Whether you’re into freestyle waterskiing or just looking to get your blood pumping, Acroland in Tignes, France, is sure to get your adrenaline surging. The featured ride at Acroland is the Hot Jump water slide.
Parc National de la Vanoise, 73320 Tignes, France
Vandara Hot Springs and Adventure is a 2000-acre resort that’s home to the newest king of the jungle -- a ride that sends you flying directly at a tree!
Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de La Vieja 0000, Costa Rica
Start out easy on the Rock ‘n Roll water slide, then it’s off to Everest, Village Vacances Valcarier’s most intense ride
1860 Valcartier Blvd
Valcartier, Québec G0A 4S0
Wave House offers 2 different ways to get your surf on. Flowrider, a wave machine that produces a wave powered by 20,000 gallons of water. And Flowbarrel, the only wave machine in the country that lets you surf a monster curl standing up.
3125 Ocean Front Walk
San Diego, CA 92109
West Park in Colorado is home to Vail’s first-ever homemade public water slide, The Destroyer.
1559 Deer Blvd
White River National Forest
Avon, CO 81620
The locals call the park Momboosa -- meaning big and monstrous -- because it’s made up of 25 acres of land with 25 rides like the Island Racer, which contains 4 different 250-foot slides!
400 Farrington Hwy
Kapolei, HI 96707
Board like a pro at the Wake Zone Cable Park, then get your adrenaline pumping on with a ride on a Mach-5 racing slide.
6200 International Dr
Orlando, Florida 32819
We’re halfway around the world in the city of Dubai, home to an outrageous 12-acre water park called Wild Wadi. It’s stacked with 17 slides and is the only park in the world with 8 water coasters that blast you 500 feet uphill.
P.O. Box 26416, Dubai, UAE
Hop over to this artificial island, home to Liwa Loop, a 200-foot tube that shoots around the mountain, tosses you upside down and then spits you out at 40 miles per hour!
P.O. Box 128717 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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