Busch Gardens and Water Country USA folks are hoping to hear lots of “Yeah! Yeah! Yeahs!” as the amusement parks introduce a British Invasion theatrical show and a new ride in May.
Water Country’s new attraction, the Colossal Curl, is the park’s first family-thrill water ride and is touted as being the first of its kind in North America.
The 553-foot slide looms near the parking lot and looks similar to a human digestive tract magnified a zillion times. It is built to provide almost every type of water-ride experience – including waterfalls, feelings of weightlessness, twists and turns – all in a 55-second whoosh.
The rafts are cloverleaf-shaped to allow a family or group of four to ride together. The ride begins with a “tantrum” – a funnel that resembles the stomach of said tract – that will swish the rafts around before hurling them lower to a 40-foot wave wall.
Full Story: Washington Times