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Giraffica at Holiday WorldLast updated by Nick on Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:02
Submitted by Nick on Saturday, July 07, 2012 13:41
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Water flume ride
Pilgrims Plunge was the world's tallest water ride when it opened in 2009, and sees guests plunging down a 45-degree first drop from a height of 135-feet. Now renamed as Giraffica, the ride can be accessed from both the Holiday World theme park and the Splashin' Safari water park.
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Reader reviews of Giraffica
For years I had heard about Holiday World, but I had never made my way over to the park (six hours away).
When the park added Giraffica and then their water coasters a few years later, I set a date up to make sure that I got to experience all of the new rides and the legendary coasters at the park.
While the park itself was simple, the true treat exists in the water attractions. Giraffica is now one of three key attractions in the Splashin Safari water park.
The unique lift system that lifts straight up is an interesting experience for any first-time rider. The boat tilts slightly, so as you are going straight up, your heart rate might increase slightly.
When you finally reach the top of the drop, the view is a great look at the rest of the park. The drop itself is amazing for a water ride, and the following waterfall that is sent into the air is one of the neater displays by a water ride of this type.