Riptide Water Slide at Adventure Island Tampa Bay Riptide Water Slide at Adventure Island Tampa Bay

Dive Head First on the Racing Mat Slide

Race your friends down this four-lane water slide. 3, 2, 1, Go!

Florida's first four-lane mat slide is a high-speed thrill ride making a splash at Adventure Island. Riptide allows guests to compete against three other riders for a competitive mat-slide adventure. All four racers are released simultaneously from a height of 55 feet into their own tubes, twisting through a hairpin turn before plunging into four open-air lanes for a drenching finish!

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Ride Requirements

Age/Height Requirements: You must be at least 42 inches tall to ride Riptide.


Weight Restrictions: 300 lbs.


Clothing Restrictions: Swimwear with exposed metal zippers, buckles, rivets or belts are not permitted. Eyeglasses must have straps.


Rider Position/Accessibility: This attraction is accessed by way of a tall platform tower. Ascending to the top of these towers requires the ability to climb steps.


Please review all posted rules at this ride.

Adventure Island Accessibility Guide

Guests using manual & electrical wheelchairs who would like to ride should see the Park Ambassador at the attraction entrance. For more information on ride restrictions, service animal access or physical requirements, view our Accessibility Guide.

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