Two New Water Slides Opening May 7

2 New Water Slides Opening May 7

Two new attractions will be making a splash at Adventure Island. Guests can race down an all-new dueling water slide, Rapids Racer, featuring the world's first dueling saucers. Wahoo Remix, formerly Wahoo Run, will also re-surface as a new experience, with exciting first-of-its-kind ride elements for Tampa’s Island Paradise!

Exclusive Pass Member Previews

Rapids Racer and Wahoo Remix will officially open Saturday, May 7, but Pass Members can enjoy exclusive ride time before then! On April 30 & May 1, Pass Members can be among the first to ride during a special preview event from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Rapids Racer

NEW! Rapids Racer

Three, two, one go! Feel the rush of competition on the ALL-NEW Rapids Racer! Riders grab a two-person raft before racing through nearly 600 feet of slide, complete with low walls to encounter your opponents throughout this side-by-side experience. The thrill of the chase is amplified as guests swirl through the world’s first dueling saucers in this exhilarating journey full of high-speed tunnels, turns, and more. Who will conquer this high-speed slide first? Find out at the finish line!

Rapids Racer

NEW! Wahoo Remix

Riders will enjoy waves of water and sound as they splash to the beat of a remixed favorite attraction. Formerly Wahoo Run, Wahoo Remix will be Adventure Island’s first waterslide to feature synchronized light and sound elements, delivering an all-new, high energy, family raft ride experience with ultimate party vibes. Enclosed tunnels that were once dark will now glow and groove as riders zoom through over 600 feet of fun.

More Additions to Tampa's Island Paradise

  • Hang Ten Tiki Bar

    New: Hang Ten Tiki Bar

    As the water park’s first full-service bar, the laid-back vibes of Hang Ten Tiki Bar will offer an all-new wave of refreshment to guests. With hand-crafted signature cocktails, fan-favorite local brews, and a regional and international rum selection, Hang Ten Tiki Bar will offer guests a perfect island oasis to fuel up for all-day fun. 

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  • Virtual Reality Snorkeling

    New: Virtual Reality Snorkeling

    Dive into NEW VR Snorkeling at Adventure Island where you can choose from three virtual excursions to transport you from Paradise Lagoon to vibrant oceans, deep space or a realm of fantasy beyond imagination.

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Iron Gwazi - Opening March 2022

Iron Gwazi

Iron Gwazi, the world's fastest & steepest hybrid coaster is now open at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. This record-breaking coaster takes thrills to new heights, plunging riders from a 206 foot-tall peak into a 91-degree drop and reaching top speeds of 76 miles per hour.

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