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What do you think the best water ride in the UK is?

Drenched at Oakwood
3 (5%)
Tidal wave at Thorpe Park
11 (18%)
Storm force 10 at Drayton manor
10 (16%)
Lost river ride at flamingo land
No votes
Valhalla at Blackpool
35 (56%)
The Flume at Alton Towers
No votes
None of the above(comment on what you think it is below)
3 (5%)
 
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The best water ride in The UK

Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:49 pm

Guys what do you think the best Uk water ride is?? If you think it's none of these, comment on what you think it is below!
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:58 pm

Bubbleworks, hands down winner.
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:21 am

Is the Bubble Works a water ride or a dark ride... or  both?
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:21 am

I'm pretty baffled that you've not included Valhalla in the poll. Not only is this the best water ride at Blackpool, for me it's the best water ride in the UK, in every respect, and certainly the wettest  :D

Stormforce 10 is pretty good too, but Valhalla wins hands down for me!
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:49 am

Tidal wave defo shoot the chute rides have to be the best water rides around.
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:57 am

Tidal wave is brilliant but its very short.
Bubbleworks was raped.
Dragon River (or whatnot its called now) at Chessington still has some beautiful asthetics.

I've not been on Valhalla but I've seen it in a video and it looks amazing enough for me to say that its now the best. Its got fire in it for goodness sakes.
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:04 am

For me the best water ride is Valhalla! I just love it! I like how it's dark and the fire effects always make me jump!  Valhalla for the win! :D
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:14 am

I can't believe Valhalla isn't included in the poll, that's my choice defiantly the wettest water ride in the UK. The re-theme is really good too.
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:02 pm

Valhalla is an awesome ride, and I have to agree, probably the wettest!!
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:14 am

lots missing from the choices including

Bubbleworks
Valhalla
Traitor (various locations)
Logger's Leap
Dragon River Falls
The Flume

I'll say for thrills, Logger's Leap is always great fun (the final drop is amazing).  I don't care at all for Tidal Wave, as I don't like getting wet purely for the sake of getting wet (not in this country anyway).  Would love to ride Valhalla one day!
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:33 am

nickhutson wrote:
lots missing from the choices including

Bubbleworks
Valhalla
Traitor (various locations)
Logger's Leap
Dragon River Falls
The Flume

I'll say for thrills, Logger's Leap is always great fun (the final drop is amazing).  I don't care at all for Tidal Wave, as I don't like getting wet purely for the sake of getting wet (not in this country anyway).  Would love to ride Valhalla one day!



Must say I still enjoy a ride or two on Congo River Rapids, when grim northern weather doesn't make an appearance!

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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:32 pm

It's the Rapids at AT for me but I wish someone would build a world class water ride in the UK.  I look at the water rides on the continent and there are so many that outclass our best.
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:21 pm

Flume = Lovely thing. Lovely going through the forest, and I love going through the treehouse. Damn the duck!
Tidal Wave = Best for getting wet.
Loggers Leap = Best layout, love the last drop.
Storm Force 10 = Suprisingly good, but dissapointed by last drop. Thought it would be like Loggers Leap...

I guess I say Flume, with Loggers in a close second.
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:01 am

dominoes wrote:
Flume = Lovely thing. Lovely going through the forest, and I love going through the treehouse. Damn the duck!
Tidal Wave = Best for getting wet.
Loggers Leap = Best layout, love the last drop.
Storm Force 10 = Suprisingly good, but dissapointed by last drop. Thought it would be like Loggers Leap...

I guess I say Flume, with Loggers in a close second.


I think for StormForce 10 most guests are happy not to get soaked on the 3rd drop after how wet you get on the backwards drop. I must have been mad to ride last fireworks event just before it closed.
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:03 pm

Out of that list, definitely stormforce 10. Tidal wave you get just too wet, and i haven't been on any others really, apart from the flume!
Stormforce 10 is good because you don't get too wet, and it has a nice gimmick! (The backwards drop!)
Also, (unlike the flume) there isn't a lot of travelling to each drop! :lol:
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:45 pm

i have to say that valhalla is the best because it has great scenery with jets,wind,cold rooms, sound effects, three or four drops and fire ball on side at the end and much more effects. this why valhalla at blackpool pleasure beach is the best
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:06 pm

Valhalla is a clear winner to me.
Just can't believe from all places it's at blackpool. The Flume replacement HAS to be at least on par with this, it's brilliant.
Loggers Leap however is second for me, so fun!
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:02 am

Valhalla, hands down
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:00 am

Valhalla or splash bash
 
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Re: The best water ride in The UK

Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:24 am

Valhalla by a long, long shot!

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