Wet and wild theme parks are getting bigger and better all the time. How much do you know about these famous water parks?
It encompasses 70 acres and has been around for more than three decades.
Maximum speed on this slide is around 30 mph.
That's why it's called the water park capital of the world.
It is now the world's second-largest waterpark and maintains a cozy temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
And the Cyclone's ride begins with a straight vertical drop.
It is nearly 230,000 square feet.
Altogether the park requires 2 million gallons of water to operate.
There are Aquatica water parks in Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego.
Located in Germany, it is supposedly the biggest water park on Earth.
If you turned the Eiffel Tower on its side, it would actually fit inside this structure.
There are only 80 of these in the world, and Wild Wadi has eight of them.
It is 17 stories tall and is named Verruckt, which means "insane" in German.
You have to climb 264 steps up the stairs just to ride this one.
So if it terrifies you, don't worry … it will be over in no time.
The spectacular park has a Siamese theme throughout.
The park also has zip lines and a rock climbing wall.
The transparent slide gives you an up close and personal view of the predators.
It's so steep that you'll feel like you're dropping straight down.
If you're lucky, you can hit the pool after hours and experience more powerful and longer-lasting waves.
You might zoom all the way to 60 mph on this one.
There's even a hydro-magnetic-powered water slide that's supposed to cut down on rough jarring.
About a million people per year visit Beach Park in Fortaleza.
The water coaster is the second longest in the world.
The Beijing National Aquatics Center
These slides feature inverted loops to maximize the rollercoaster effect.
This enclosed slide takes you right through a tank filled with live dolphins.
Thunder Bay holds twice as much water; both have maximum depths of about 8 feet.
It is consistently ranked as one of the top five parks in the world and noted for its cleanliness.
They are big enough and powerful enough to give most people a real thrill.
That makes it the largest indoor rain forest in the world.