SeaWorld San Antonio will close their current water park, Lost Lagoon, on September 5th and carry out a mega revamp. When it reopens in May 2012, it'll be several acres larger, renamed Aquatica and promises to be awesome.
Announcing the plans earlier than expected (due to their excitement), SeaWorld are promising a luxurious new waterpark with over seven water slides, a North American first and plenty of interactive opportunities.
We've digested the main points and broken it down to the exciting parts below:
42,000 square feet of sandy beaches, with poolside luxury services, sun loungers, hammocks, private cabanas etc
Themed to a tropical lagoon with rivers and interactive animal features.
Many different water pool experiences for all the family; tube/rubber ring pools, wave machine with 5ft high waves, geysers, waterfalls, dumping buckets, water jets, misty tunnels etc.
More than seven water slides. Mixture of enclosed and open. Some pitch black. Steep drops, water curtains, twists, turns etc.
Stingray Rapids - A five-seater raft ride that takes riders on a journey through an underwater grotto.
Wahalla Wave - Another family sized raft ride which uses waves to climb to the top of a zero-G wall. North American first.
Ray Connect - An interactive ray pool where guests can experience, feed and touch rays up close.