Outdoor

02/08/2013

World’s coolest water slide

Aquaventure, Leap of Faith, water slide

(From Daily Mail) Welcome to a real-life Temple of Doom where you can re-enact Indiana Jones’ wildest adventures by sliding down a Mayan temple into shark infested waters.

The water slide styled as a Mayan temple sends thrillseekers hurtling up to 35-miles-per-hour down a 60-foot-long chute.

The ride finishes underwater by going through a tunnel surrounded by 14-foot-long nurse sharks and Caribbean Reef sharks.

Aptly called The Leap of Faith, the terrifying ride is part of the Aquaventure, Paradise Island resort of the Bahamas.

Aquaventure is a vast 141-acre water park containing 7 million gallons of water, a mile-long river ride, and a choice of 12 pools.

Alongside the life-size replica of a Mayan Temple, there is a 131-foot tall Power Tower, a 7-acre snorkeling lagoon, miles of white sand beaches and more.

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