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The Riptide ride is a water slide ride at Adventure Island Water Park located in Tampa, Florida.

The Riptide water slide at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida is the ideal water slide ride to race your friends and family, with 4 lanes and  a height of 55 feet, the Riptide water slide will have you reaching fast speeds as you hurtle towards the finish line on a foam mat.

The Riptide ride requires guests to lie on top of a foam mat head-first and chest down as your hurtle down one of 3 bumpy lanes in a race to the finish with 3 other riders.

There is a minimum height requirement of 42 inches (107cm) to ride the Riptide water slide and guests must be able to hold proper riding position unassisted. There is also a maximum weight limit of 300lbs (21.4 stone).

Guests are required to climb steps to a high platform tower and therefore disabled guests should be aware that they will be required to leave wheelchairs/ECV’s to experience the Colossal Curl water slide ride.

Nearby rides to the Riptide water ride at Adventure Island Water Park includes Aruba Tuba, Calypso Coaster, Vanish Point and Colossal Curl.

Nearby Dining options or restaurants to the Riptide water ride at Adventure Island Water Park includes Colossal Snacks, Beachside Craft Brews and Mango Joe’s Café.

Nearby Shopping Options to the Riptide water ride at Adventure Island Water Park include Island Surf Shop.

Nearby Amenities to the Riptide water ride at Adventure Island Water Park includes restrooms near to the ride exit entrance located next to the Splash Attack Cabanas, an ATM located next to Island Surf Shop, a First Aid Facility located next to Beachside Craft Brews, lockers located next to Colossal Snacks and smoking area located near the ride entrance at Splash Attack area and at the ride exit next to Colossal Snacks.

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The Riptide water ride is an 4 lane race to the finish which is great to share with friends or family and gets the competitive streak flowing.

 

 

Riptide Ride History

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The Riptide ride opened at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa in 2006.

 

Riptide Ride Description

The Riptide Ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida can be best described as a water slide with multiple lanes.

Riders use a matt.

Riders pick a lane and race against 3 other riders.

 

Riptide Ride Location

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The Riptide Ride is located at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

 

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Riptide Ride Requirements

There is a minimum height requirement of 42 Inches (107cm) to ride the Riptide attraction.

There is a maximum weight limit on on the Riptide Ride of 300lbs (21.4 Stone).

 

Riptide Disability access

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Wheelchairs and ECV's are not permitted

The Riptide Ride's start position is located on a tower which requires guests to be able to walk up stairs.

 

Riptide Ride Vehicle

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The ride vehicle on the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida, is a foam mat.

Riders pick one of four lanes and ride on the foam mat head first and chest down.


Riptide Ride Queue Times

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The Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, has an average wait time of less than 15 minutes.

 

Rides Nearest Riptide

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Vanish Point ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida

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The nearest ride to the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida, is the Vanish Point Ride.

 

Facilities Close to Riptide

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Nearby Amenities to the Riptide water ride at Adventure Island Water Park includes restrooms near to the ride exit entrance located next to the Splash Attack Cabanas, an ATM located next to Island Surf Shop, a First Aid Facility located next to Beachside Craft Brews, lockers located next to Colossal Snacks and smoking area located near the ride entrance at Splash Attack area and at the ride exit next to Colossal Snacks.

 

Restaurants and Dining options near Riptide

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Mango Joes restaurant at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida 

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Mango Joe's is the closest restaurant/dining option to the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida. Mango Joes can be found near the Water Mocassin ride.

 

Shops near Riptide

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Island Surf Shop at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida 

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Island Surf Shop is the nearest shop to the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

Restrooms near Riptide

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There are restrooms located next to the exit of the Riptide ride.

 

First Aid Facilities near Riptide

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The First Aid Station can be found next to the Beachside Craft Brews location at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

Nursing stations near Riptide

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There is currently no dedicated nursing station at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

Locker rentals near Riptide

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The nearest locker rentals to the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park can be found next to Guest Relations.

 

ATM's near Riptide

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The nearest ATM to the Riptide ride at Adventure Island Water Park can be found near the parks main entrance next to Guest Relations.

 

Designated Smoking Areas near Riptide

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The nearest designated smoking area to Riptide ride attraction at Adventure Island Water Park can be found at the rear of the Aruba Tuba ride.

 

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