LEGOLAND Florida has released new details and images of its planned water park, which is expected to open to the public in May 2012.
The water park will feature a range of attractions including a wave pool, a lazy river, several slides and a water playground. A number of these will be inherited from Cypress Gardens' Splash Island water park, which once sat on the same site.
Tickets to the water park will not be sold separately, with guests at the LEGOLAND Florida theme park instead having the option to upgrade their ticket for an additional $12 per person (or $3 per child under the age of 3).
Attractions on offer at the LEGOLAND Florida Water Park will include:
- LEGO Wave Pool - a pool where guests can splash around amidst gentle waves that are suitable for all ages.
- Twin Chasers - an intertwining pair of slides in which riders plunge down a 375-feet circuit in inner tubes.
- Splash Out - aimed at older children and adults, these three body slides will send guests skidding down a 60-foot drop.
- Joker Soaker - an interactive playground featuring a number of smaller slides and a 300-gallon bucket that dumps water onto swimmers below.
- Build-a-Raft River - a unique lazy river, in which guests can build their own raft using giant inflatable LEGO bricks before floating around the 1000-feet-long circuit
- DUPLO Splash Safari - a water play area aimed at younger guests, populated with DUPLO models of exotic creatures.
A number of images have been released by LEGOLAND Florida, and posted by Orlando Attractions Magazine.
Located on the site of the closed Cypress Gardens theme park, LEGOLAND Florida is home to more than 50 attractions aimed at families with children aged 2-12. The opening of the water park is part of owner Merlin Entertainment Group's long-term plan to turn its Florida park into a multi-day destination.
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