Myzone is the industry’s leading wearable technology solution. Myzone’s wearable products show and reward effort when you work out. It displays accurate real-time heart rate, calories, and…read more
Adventure Park Geelong reveals plans for soon-to-open triple funnel waterslide
Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria’s largest water theme park, has unveiled a new triple funnel waterslide that it will open in November.
To be known as The Tsunami, the $4 million ride will be only the second waterslide of its type in Australia and is unique to Victoria.
Marking the second stage of the park’s $8 million waterpark expansion it will be sited in the popular Tornado water ride precinct. Standing 7.5 storeys high and with a length of 172 metre, the ride will take up to four guests per raft through three fast mega funnels of menacing water rapids.
Colossal tidal waves and raging waters will swirl, twirl and suck riders down a series of high-speed water rapids, snaking tunnels and whirlpool funnels. Riders will be on the edge of their seats as they plummet 7.5 storeys down thrilling dark tunnels, catapulting up funnel walls at crashing speeds and swirling through rips.
Advising that The Tsunami will further cement the park as the ultimate go-to water park destination for Victorian families this summer, Adventure Park Geelong’s Managing Director Leanne Salmon stated “the new Tsunami ride provides visitors from near and afar the opportunity to experience a world class adrenaline-charged, monster-sized water ride that is the first of its kind in Victoria.
“What’s better than one funnel? Three high energy funnels in one lightning fast ride. It’s been custom-designed for us by Proslide, the world’s leading waterslide designers and is a very exciting addition to our existing portfolio of waterslides, action rides and all-day family attractions that keep guests coming back for more.”
Images: The new The Tsunami ride at Adventure Park Geelong (top) and how it will be site in the attraction's Tornado water ride precinct (below).
25th February 2019 - Gumbuya World expands to include new gigantic slides and family wave pool
21st December 2018 - Adventure Park Geelong initiative eases parents supervision of children
20th December 2018 - Victoria’s first heated outdoor wave pool opens at Funfields
28th September 2018 - Adventure Park Geelong prepares for October season opening
25th September 2018 - Adventure Park Geelong becomes Watch Around Water first
22nd August 2016 - Funfields amusement park to install new four person raft ride
18th July 2015 - Adventure World to open mega waterslide
7th November 2014 - Adventure Park’s best jobs in high demand
24th February 2013 - ProSlide delivers anchor attractions to Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
7th October 2012 - Adventure Park Geelong opens for another ‘supercharged summer’
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see www.ausleisure.com.au/suppliers/novofit/read more
Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…read more
Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…read more
JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…read more
AIS Water, the trading name of Australian Innovative Systems, is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators…read more
Supreme Heating is a proud Australian owned company specialising in the latest energy efficient heating solutions. Since 1990, Supreme Heating has designed and installed commercial pool heating…read more
Vlocker Pty Ltd has been designing, manufacturing, installing and servicing locker systems worldwide since 1995. Vlocker specialises in providing locker solutions to suit client requirements in…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!