World’s tallest water coaster Tsunami Surge debuts at Hurricane Harbor Chicago
Hurricane Harbor Chicago has debuted the Tsunami Surge, a state-of-the-art water attraction is the world’s tallest water coaster, towering 86 feet high, using water-blasting jet-propulsion technology for lightning-fast uphill speeds and breathtaking drops.
Manufacturered by WhiteWater West, Tsunami Surge propels riders through 950 feet of slides and tunnels at a speed of 42 feet per second. In addition, the attraction features new, AquaLucent visual effects that create mind-blowing bursts of colours and dreamlike patterns, intensifying the ride experience for guests.
“Six Flags is the undeniable leader in innovation and delivering record-breaking rides, and our Hurricane Harbor waterparks are no exception,” said Six Flags Great America Park President Hank Salemi. “The new Tsunami Surge water coaster is unlike anything our guests have ever experienced, defying gravity to blast riders uphill through 950 feet of exhilarating drops, twists and turns. This exciting, new addition is the perfect complement to Hurricane Harbor Chicago’s debut season as a standalone waterpark.”