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Typhoon Lagoon New Raft Ride - Miss Adventure Falls

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by danlb_2000, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. danlb_2000

    danlb_2000 Premium Member

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    A permit was filed with the South Florida Water Management District today for a new "family raft ride". Location is shown here in red.

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    Here are the plans for the area..

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  2. danlb_2000

    danlb_2000 Original Poster Premium Member

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    Based on the foundations you can see the path the ride will take..

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    xdan0920 Think for yourselfer Premium Member

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    Awesome find! Thanks for this....

    hate to tell you though, you are wrong, I saw in another thread that since WDW is changing the bus routes regarding the water parks, it means that they are closing them for budgetary reasons. Soooooooooooo
     
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  4. jakeman

    jakeman Premium Member

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    It's okay...the shortfall is being made up by making the character buffets ALL your dining credits.
     
  5. wdwmagic

    wdwmagic Administrator Moderator

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    Great spot! Thanks for posting.
     
  6. AJH219

    AJH219 Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! Nice to see some additions to the water parks!
     
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    FigmentForver96 Well-Known Member

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    Wow an actual good thing in a sea of of bad. Nice to see the water parks get some love
     
  8. danlb_2000

    danlb_2000 Original Poster Premium Member

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    I'm sure people will find a reason to hate it. ;)
     
  9. MansionButler84

    MansionButler84 Premium Member

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    Wonderful news! I heard something is in the works for Blizzard Beach (finally!) too!
     
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    Bocabear Well-Known Member

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    Adding something to the water parks can only be a good thing. Glad to see a new addition to Typhoon Lagoon...And with Universal building a new competitor up the street, I am sure this will help keep people on property!
     
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    This is awesome and exciting because it's a complete surprise. Did anyone know this was coming?
     
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    clemmo Well-Known Member

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    Finally the water parks getting some love. Great to see Disney realizing the pressure from volcano bay opening and at least trying to do something.
     
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    zakattack99 Well-Known Member

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    ABOUT TIME!! I was just watching a Disney bus POV from last year and it was highlighting the NEW crush n gusher! Happy to see this addition.
     
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    The only negative is that it probably won't be beautifully built into rockwork like the original slides at the waterparks, it will probably be more like Crush'n'Gusher, where the supports are visible. However compared to Wet'n'Wild...

    This does sound like a great addition to Typhoon Lagoon and adds something that a family can experience together!
     
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    Not exact, but close enough.
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  16. Master Yoda

    Master Yoda Pro Star Wars geek. Premium Member

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    I heard the original plan had a ride nine times longer with a temporal portal that allowed you to see Lewis and Clark on their exploration of the western US.;)

    #ThanksShanghai
     
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    So, I wonder what the impact would be for Gang Plank Falls, which is much weaker than BB's Teamboat Springs. Can anyone do the measurements and see roughly how long this would be compared to other family raft rides?

    Also, when in the permit end date? Would that indicate a timeframe for completion?
     
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    Wow, I was pretty sure Disney forgot the water parks even existed. This is great news.

    People always say Disney pays no attention to what Universal does... if that's the case, it's a bit of a coincidence that they finally decide to do something just as Universal's water park is opening.
     
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    How long did it take to build Crush?
     
  20. Chef Kronk

    Chef Kronk Well-Known Member

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    They announced it in November 2004 and I believe it opened in March 2005.
     

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