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Ray Rush: Opening Spring 2018

Discussion in 'Discovery Cove and Aquatica' started by Brian G., Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Nick

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    It will go fast now!
     
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    Lookin' good! What purpose does that AquaSphere actually fulfill other than visuals, out of interest?
     
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    It is a bowl like element I think. White Water West did another installation with the aquasphere and manta element, though Ray Rush will have the added element of being launched as well.

    This is a video of the other installation:


    And this is just the Aquasphere element:
     
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    A little off topic, but do you guys think this starts a larger plan for the future of Aquatica? What do you think comes after this?
     
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    Anything that comes after this would require a lot of restructuring, as the available land as it at the other side of the exit lane. I always think they should build a large parking structure on that land, large enough for both Aquatica and Seaworld, and then the current parking can be used for expansion.
     
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    It's nearly done!
     
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    Guess they decided against the see-through sphere.
     
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    Yeah...that's depressing.
     
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    Called it
     
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    In a way I am glad, because Seaworld isn't the best in upkeep, so I could've seen that sphere look all tatty after a few months.
     
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    Yes haha, that would have been bad
     
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    Is there an opening date for this yet?
     
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    Is there any update on Ray Rush? Haven't seen or heard any updates for over a month now! It seems it should be ready to open soon? I'm looking forward to riding!
     
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    I know they had scheduled Team Member testing coming up, but cancelled due to a delay in the project.
     

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