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#1 Mr.Six

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Posted 14 September 2016 - 09:31 PM

So, most of the slides at Hurricane Harbor are great (but are always jam packed). What's your favorite. Mines actually one of The Falls slides.

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 04:24 PM

The toboggan raft slides are my favorite at HH, though I only was able to ride them once last season because of the long, slow moving lines. 


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Posted 04 February 2017 - 05:35 PM

I haven't went in nearly two years but I'd say the Jurahnimo Falls slide is the best because of its 80 foot drop.


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Posted 11 April 2017 - 08:29 AM

Do they have a regular pool you can just lounge around and wade in the shallow end, or is it a wave pool?


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Posted 12 April 2017 - 12:30 AM

Wave pool, and they kick everyone out after the wave cycles.

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Posted 12 April 2017 - 08:51 PM

Wave pool, and they kick everyone out after the wave cycles.

I never get why they kick everyone out of the pool every hour. It makes crowd problems worse.


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Posted 13 April 2017 - 03:40 AM

I believe that is a safety thing. 



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Posted 13 April 2017 - 03:03 PM

I believe that is a safety thing. 

If I remember, it is to help the lifeguards practice safety drills and to clean the water.


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Posted 14 April 2017 - 09:41 AM

It is a very bizarre practice, only other waterpark I am aware of that did this was the former Wet and Wild Vegas. The vast majority of water parks normally do not kick people out of wave pools between cycles. Of course most water parks also do not have tube rentals either, even Disney disbanded it at their water parks.

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Posted 14 April 2017 - 03:58 PM

I believe they do it because there have been a couple of times where kids have drowned in wave pools because the lifeguards couldn't see them in the crowds. This is like a periodic safety check to make sure everyone in the water, make sure things are clean, and then let everyone back in. 



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Posted 14 April 2017 - 09:27 PM

I believe every SF park does it. Six Flags America also does it too.


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Posted 15 April 2017 - 07:26 AM

I guess they have to. I'm going to think it gets a little crazy in that wave pool. I try not to step in at all costs!

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 05:34 PM

If I remember, it is to help the lifeguards practice safety drills and to clean the water.

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