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

The Runaway Rapids slide at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida is a bit different to the normal. With a mountain range theme guests can choose one of 5 slides found at various parts of the mountain ranging from low height slides each increasing in height and thrill level as you reach the highest one at the peak of 34 feet. Whichever slide you choose on the Runaway Rapids you’ll end up in the pool at the bottom of the mountain range.

The Runaway Rapids ride is a body slide meaning guests do not travel down the slides using rafts, tyres or mats.

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.

Guests may use wheelchairs up to the peak and Adventure Island staff can help steady guests as they transfer to the slides however staff may not lift or assist in lifting.

Nearby rides to the Runaway Rapids water ride at Adventure Island Water Park includes Wahoo Run and Paradise Lagoon and Endless Surf.

Nearby Dining options or restaurants to the Runaway Rapids water ride include Kurrents, Captain Pete’s and Surfside Café and Island Bites.

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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Pick between 5 different slides in a mountain range and enjoy each one, slowly work your way up one at a time each one getting higher than the last or just head straight to the top slide at a 34 feet summit.

 

Runaway Rapids Ride History

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Runaway Rapids attraction Description

The Runaway Rapids Ride located at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida can be best described as a water slide.

 

Runaway Rapids Ride Location

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

 

Map showing the location of the Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

Runaway Rapids Ride Requirements

There is no mimimum height requirement or age requirement for the Runaway Rapids Ride

Age/Height Restrictions: Slides 1 & 2: Parent may ride with a small child in front. Slides 3, 4, & 5: single riders only and no life vests allowed.

 

Runaway Rapids Disability access

Rider Position/Accessibility: Riders must have the ability to control body position. Children who can be assisted by adult companions may access these slides. Adventure Island employees can offer assistance steadying a guest transferring to or from a wheelchair. They may not lift, or assist in lifting, anyone using a wheelchair.

 

Runaway Rapids Ride Vehicle

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There is no ride vehicle on the Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park.

 

Runaway Rapids Queue Times

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

 

Rides Nearest Runaway Rapids

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The nearest ride to the Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida, is the Wahoo Run Ride.

 

Facilities Close to Runaway Rapids

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Restaurants and Dining options near Runaway Rapids

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Kurrents restaurant at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida

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Kurrents is the closest restaurant/dining option to the Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida. Kurrents can be found towards the center of the park.

 

Shops near Runaway Rapids

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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 Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park in Tampa, Florida.

 

Restrooms near Runaway Rapids

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There are restrooms located between the Runaway Rapid ride and the Paradise Lagoon attraction.

 

First Aid Facilities near Runaway Rapids

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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 Runaway Rapids

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

 

Locker rentals near Runaway Rapids

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

 

ATM's near Runaway Rapids

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

 

Designated Smoking Areas near Runaway Rapids

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The nearest designated smoking area to Runaway Rapids ride at Adventure Island Water Park can be found between the Runaway Rapids and Paradise Lagoon attraction.

 

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