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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Key information

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Opening date: 
Jun 1, 1989

The Walt Disney Company

Official website:
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Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon is the world's most popular water park, having welcomed 2.06 million guests in 2011. As its name suggests, the park is themed around a tropical paradise that has been struck by a typhoon. It features a variety of slides and pools that fit in with this backstory, which are incorporated into several themed areas: Hideaway Bay, Mount Mayday, Shark Reef and Typhoon Lagoon itself. The entire park is encircled by the Castaway Creek "lazy river", with the headline attractions being the Crush 'n' Gusher water coaster and the world's largest outdoor wave pool.

History: With Disney's River Country water park struggling to cope with the volume of guests at Walt Disney World, the resort opened the much larger Typhoon Lagoon in June 1989 (River Country subsequently closed in November 2001). It proved to be a massive success, and has continued to draw large numbers of guests ever since. The attraction line-up at the park has remained relatively static, although Crush 'n' Gusher was a major addition when it opened in March 2005.

Top Rides and Shows:

Surf Pool
Your rating: None (36 votes)
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Sandy White Beach
Your rating: None (31 votes)
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Ketchakiddee Creek
Your rating: None (20 votes)
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Blustery Bay
Your rating: None (16 votes)
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Crush 'n' Gusher
Your rating: None (45 votes)
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Top Restaurants:

Snack Shack
Your rating: None (85 votes)
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Lowtide Lou's
Your rating: None (39 votes)
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Happy Landings Ice Cream
Your rating: None (44 votes)
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Let's Go Slurpin'
Your rating: None (53 votes)
1 review
Leaning Palms
Your rating: None (34 votes)
0 reviews

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