Aquatica Orlando announces new waterslide, Reef Plunge

ORLANDO, Fla. — Aquatica Orlando announced it will be plunging into 2022 with a brand new waterslide, Reef Plunge.

The water park said guests will slide through eye-catching translucent cutouts and rings, and twists and turns though over 330 feet of fiberglass, zooming past a vibrant array of marine life in the new dynamic habitat.


Commerson’s dolphins, leopard sharks, sardines, and a variety of other cold-water fish will call Reef Plunge home.

The ride will open in spring of 2022.

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“2022 is going to be an exciting year for Aquatica Orlando. Aquatica was voted the number one waterpark in the USA because guests love our year-round operations, one-of-a-kind attractions and laid-back beach vibe,” park president Kyle Miller said. “We are thrilled to announce that the country’s best waterpark is adding new enhancements for an even greater guest experience and we cannot wait to unveil Reef Plunge next spring.”

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Aquatica Orlando also said it will add enhancements to the park, including the addition of over 1,000 loungers and beach chairs with increased shade for comfort and two food and beverage additions: a quick-service pizza place and a brand-new beach bar, in addition to upgrades to the popular Banana Beach Cookout.

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Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.