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Kamikaze ride coming to Wet’n'Wild

September 23, 2008
Wet'n'Wild Waterworld on the Gold Coast is set to open its latest multi-million dollar ride, Kamikaze.
Kamikaze will be a combination wet/dry attraction where water spray jets provide a frictionless surface on a giant U-shaped slide as rafts are channelled to the bottom.
Riders will plunge down a sheer 11 metre drop at an angle of 70 degrees reaching speeds of up to 50km/h as they fly in forward and reverse motions in an 'extreme thrill experience including a zero gravity sensation'.
Warner Village Theme Parks (WVTP) Chief Executive John Menzies, says the new ride is at the cutting edge of innovation and design, stating âwe expect this new attraction to be a big hit with our thrill seeking teens and adventurous families. It's a unique attraction and the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere.�?
In addition to Kamikaze, WVTP are currently constructing a jet ski themed attraction for Sea World. While manufactured by Switzerland's Intamin AG, full details of the Jet Ski Rescue ride have jet to be released but it would appear to have a similar twisting and turning track design to Warner Bros. Movie World's Superman ride.

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