10 Water Slides From Around the World for Adrenaline Junkies

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We all know that waterslides are made for the family and friends to chill out on a hot day, but there are some waterslides that take up a notch.

And if you’re an adrenaline junkie, are you daring enough to take up these SCARY and HEART-THROBBING waterslides from around the wold?

Step back and take a deep breath of air as we list down the top 10 waterslides which are made for you, the adrenaline junkie!

1. The Verruckt

Located at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City, this waterslide stands at a very intimidating and terrifying 168ft and 7inches from the ground! Also, it is recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest waterslide in the world. So, if you’re not into bungee jumping but want to try something similar, try this!

The Verruckt
9400 State Avenue
Schlitterbathn, Kansas City
Missouri, United States of America

2. The Scorpion’s Tail

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If the first waterslide does not sound terrifying to you, you might want to consider this stinging waterslide called The Scorpion’s Tail. This ten-storey waterslide includes 400ft loop and a plummet – the floor vanishes and down you whirl through a thrilling slide! This slide takes only 5 to 7 seconds down and I guess we can call it the ultimate 7 seconds of heaven?

Noah’s Ark Waterpark
1410 Wisconsin Dells Parkway
Wisconsin Dells
Wisconsin, United States of America

3. Twister and Speedy

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This waterslide has a few interesting facts: One, it’s a thermal spa. Two, it’s not for relaxing, but for energizing. Actually, not really but you get my point.

This ride known as Speedy features 40ft descent and like its name, you’re going to go down at a speed you never thought possible. Meanwhile, Twister is a thrilling, you know, twist that sprawls up to 660ft.

Sonnetherme Lutzmannsburg Thermal Spa
Thermengelande 1
Lutzmannsburg, Austria

4. Faser

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Anyone up for the infamous German engineering? Here, we have the Faser and the speed for this German engineered slide can reach up to 45mph, which is equivalent to 72kmh! That’s basically having chills and thrills down the slide.

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Galaxy Erding
Thermenallee 1-5
Erding, Germany

5. Jumeirah Sceirah

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Somewhere in the glamorous aesthetics and surroundings of Dubai, the Jumeirah Sceirah is a breath-taking view and slide that is about 32 metres high and 120 metres long with a speed that can reach up to 80kmh! That’s Dubai for you!

Wild Wadi Waterpark
Jumeirah Road (Next to Jumeirah Beach Hotel)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

6. Insano

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If you’re in need for speed, Brazil’s towering Insano stands proudly at 14 storeys high and takes only seconds to descend at speeds up to 104kmh! This is really an adrenaline rush that we can try to partake!

Beach Park
Rua Porto das Dunas,
2734-Porto das Dunas, Aquiraz
Brazil

7. Leap of Faith

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Bahamas may be known for their dreamy and relaxing beach but this ride plunges riders from 60ft high and through a transparent tunnel in a shark-filled lagoon. Bahamas, baby!

Atlantis Paradise Island
One Casino Drive
Paradise Island, Bahamas

8. Aqualoop

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This slide in Slovenia is among the top five FASTEST waterslides in Europe and also the first to include a god-is-that-really-possible 360 degrees’ loop! So, umm, Aqualoop anyone?

Terme 300 Adventure Pool Complex
Kranjceva ulica 12,
Moravske Toplice, Slovenia

9. Brain Wash

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Like its name, this waterslide in Florida will brainwash you with sound, videos and lights as they make the 53ft vertical drop and reaching incredible speeds. Well, at least it brainwashes us in a good way!

Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park
6200 International Drive
Orlando, Florida

10. Summit Plummet

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And of course, it’s in Florida. This ride stands tall at 120ft off the ground, and do you know that this free-fall (YES IT’S FREE FALL) speed can reach up to 96kmh and continue to increase! Don’t worry, you’ll be able to make it out alive. In fact, you can sit on a speedometer to break your own personal record!

Disney World
Blizzard Beach
1534 Blizzard Beach Drive
Orlando, Florida


With the adrenaline rushes done, are you up for the challenge to these thrilling rides? Yes? No? Even so, if you’re in the country, give it a try because I’m sure it’s once in a lifetime experience! Do remember to have a wonderful and splashing time (and make it out alive)!