1. The new WDWMAGIC app for iPhone and iPad is now available on the App Store.

    Dismiss Notice
  2. Welcome to the WDWMAGIC.COM Forums!
    Please take a look around, and feel free to sign up and join the community.You can use your Twitter or Facebook account to sign up, or register directly.
    Dismiss Notice

Volcano Bay

Discussion in 'Universal Orlando' started by Mike C, May 28, 2015.

  1. Princess Leia

    Princess Leia Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2016
    Messages:
    2,370
    Likes Received:
    6,071
    Probably not. We're looking at 1 day at MK, 1 day at Epcot, 1 park hop day between AK and DHS, and 1 park hop day between the two Uni parks. The arrival day could be either a water park, swimming at the hotel pool, or resort hopping, depending on the weather. I wish I could afford a 2nd Uni day, but I can't right now.
     
    Mike S likes this.
  2. Mike S

    Mike S Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2014
    Messages:
    10,520
    Likes Received:
    43,225
    Sounds like your arrival day should be Volcano Bay day.
     
  3. networkpro

    networkpro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2005
    Messages:
    1,601
    Likes Received:
    2,309
    Krakatoa is looking pretty impressive beside I4 these days... We drove by on the way to the Brahmin outlet Monday and its almost closed in on the South side, but you can see the slide tubes still.
     
    danpam1024 and Mike S like this.
  4. DarthFiscus75

    DarthFiscus75 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    3,420
    Likes Received:
    6,259
    From Bioreconstruct
    [​IMG]
    9h9 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    West side of Volano Bay.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    9h9 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Red arrow is red drop-from-top slide exit. Blue arrow is underground cavern of a Volcano Bay river. Yellow arrows additional things to note.

    [​IMG]
     
    Princess Leia and Mike S like this.
  5. DarthFiscus75

    DarthFiscus75 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    3,420
    Likes Received:
    6,259
    From Bioreconstruct
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    The blue & green drop-from-near-top-of-mountain slides now reach their pool. Note these other features on Krakatau's East side.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Caldera at top of Krakatau™ at Volcano Bay

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Workers at the top of Krakatau™ at Volcano Bay.

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Krakatau™ at Volcano Bay fully surrounded by scaffolding.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Large diameter Volcano Bay water slides near the intersection of Wallace Rd and Turkey Lake Rd.
     
  6. DarthFiscus75

    DarthFiscus75 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    3,420
    Likes Received:
    6,259
    From Bioreconstruct
    [​IMG]
    10h10 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Large diameter Volcano Bay water slides near the intersection of Wallace Rd and Turkey Lake Rd.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    11h11 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Restroom buildings at Volcano Bay have a distinctive design, with a tall peak between two angled roofs.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    11h11 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Very likely that the Volcano Bay twisty slides closest to Turkey Lake Rd are first to have running water, and a filled pool.


    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    11h11 hours ago
    bioreconstruct ‏@bioreconstruct
    Volcano Bay's water slides closest to I-4. Sand Lake Rd exit ramp seen here. Note also river canal. Restrooms are angled square bldgs.

    [​IMG]
     
    Bill Cipher, trr1, danpam1024 and 2 others like this.
  7. DarthFiscus75

    DarthFiscus75 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    3,420
    Likes Received:
    6,259
    This water park is looking pretty impressive
     
    Bill Cipher, Princess Leia and Mike S like this.
  8. danpam1024

    danpam1024 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2006
    Messages:
    3,803
    Likes Received:
    4,411
    Hard to believe in a mere 6-7 months, it will be operational- so excited
     
  9. TJ Vazquez

    TJ Vazquez Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2015
    Messages:
    738
    Likes Received:
    1,542
    Great pictures! Didn't realize how close this was to Cabana Bay. Very impressive.
     
    DarthFiscus75 likes this.
  10. BubbaQuest

    BubbaQuest Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2013
    Messages:
    431
    Likes Received:
    684
    Thanks for posting the pics. I think they may have solved one of the questions I had. From earlier construction pics, it looks like there is a large jump in elevation between Cabana Bay and Volcano Bay. I wasn't sure why they would want the ground floor on the new Cabana Bay tower looking at the side of a large cement wall. But I have a feeling that might just be a temporary retaining wall to keep dirt out of Cabana Bay during construction.

    Screen Shot 2016-12-12 at 8.36.23 AM.png
    Screen Shot 2016-12-12 at 7.43.30 AM.png
     
    DarthFiscus75 likes this.
  11. Katie G

    Katie G Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2014
    Messages:
    202
    Likes Received:
    407

    This looks so close to the highway! Seems super close when driving the off-ramp as well. Anyone know if they are planning to hide the highway at all and how?
     
  12. DarthFiscus75

    DarthFiscus75 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    3,420
    Likes Received:
    6,259
    P
    Pretty handy. Things are close enough to walk too.
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2016
  13. JT3000

    JT3000 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2004
    Messages:
    1,753
    Likes Received:
    1,601
    Trees. Lots of trees.
     
  14. BrerJon

    BrerJon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,640
    Likes Received:
    10,698
    Where is parking going to be?
     
  15. trr1

    trr1 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2008
    Messages:
    12,956
    Likes Received:
    25,036
    most likely in the parking structures
     
    DarthFiscus75 and Mike S like this.
  16. lazyboy97o

    lazyboy97o Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2009
    Messages:
    16,249
    Likes Received:
    31,508
    In the existing structures. A tram route is being built to connect the structures to the water park.
     
  17. danpam1024

    danpam1024 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2006
    Messages:
    3,803
    Likes Received:
    4,411
    Just saw it this weekend. I really don't like how close it is to the highway :( I'm hoping it'll be so immersive we won't notice, but it reminds me of DL in Anaheim.
     
  18. Rickster7

    Rickster7 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 1, 2015
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    127
    I am lost. Are the two towers next to Cabana Bay hotel rooms or are they parking structures?
     
  19. danpam1024

    danpam1024 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2006
    Messages:
    3,803
    Likes Received:
    4,411
    Rooms- 2 BR family suites
     
    Rickster7 likes this.
  20. Magic Feather

    Magic Feather Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2013
    Messages:
    1,276
    Likes Received:
    6,808
    Looked over some images lately and noticed that up the towers (noticed specifically at the Ika and Honu tower) that they have four lanes going up and down. Will it be A: 1Tapu per slide and one express or one Tapu and one standby
     

Share This Page