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Logger's Leap at Thorpe Park

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Land:
Canada Creek

Type:
Water flume ride

Opening Date:
1987

Height:
52 feet

Length:
1709 feet

Maximum speed:
20 mph

Manufacturer:
Mack Rides GmbH

Model:
Log Flume

Minimum height:
47 inches

Closed for 2018 season. Dominating the Canada Creek section of Thorpe Park, Logger’s Leap is the tallest log flume in the UK. Manufactured by Mack, it is one of the park’s oldest rides, having first opened in 1989.

CLOSED for 2018 Season. A classic log flume attraction, Logger’s Leap is themed around logging in the Canadian countryside. A country and western soundtrack accompanies it, featuring songs from artists such as Dolly Parton. Up to 5 guests can pile into each log (2 in the front, 3 in the back), with smaller groups being asked to share on busy days.

The ride’s circuit begins with a small hill and sharp right-hand-turn, taking it past SAW – The Ride on the left. It then climbs through a tunnel to the top of the smaller first drop, before splashing down into the water below. A flat section around the back of the park follows, before the final, 52-feet-tall drop. There’s still time to get even wetter, with coin-operated water cannons located near the end of the ride so that onlookers can soak unsuspecting riders.

Upcoming refurbishments, rehabs and closures

Logger's Leap will be closed for refurbishment between Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and Saturday, June 1, 2019. These dates have not yet been confirmed by the park, and are still subject to change. Please contact the park for official details of attraction closure dates.

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