Alton Towers Waterpark - Things to Know Before Visiting
Alton Towers, Alton, Waterpark ST10 4DB, UK
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About Alton Towers Waterpark
One of the beautifuThe indoor waterpark located in the heart of Staffordshire. It is home to high-speed water slides and interactive play areas. In the summer months, the Alton Towers Waterpark extends to an outdoor pool area. Enjoy the Bubbly Wubbly bubble pool and Flash Floods flume ride – perfect for those scorching summer days in the sun!
Attractions Near Alton Towers Waterpark
Extraordinary Golf is a crazy golf course with more wild and wacky features than you can imagine. This theme park themed miniature golf course re-imagines together 18 of our wildest rides and attractions. Most importantly, Extraordinary Golf is a fun activity for all the family. Test your skills at Extraordinary Golf with two wacky 9-hole courses featuring outrageous obstacles themed around some of the most famous Alton Towers Resort rides and attractions.
Galactica is a flying roller coaster located in the Forbidden Valley area of Alton Towers amusement park in Staffordshire, England and is the first flying coaster manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard. Guests ride in a prone position and experience the feeling of flight by "flying" close to the ground, under footpaths, and narrowly past trees and rocks.
Duel – The Haunted House Strikes Back is a dark ride at the Alton Towers theme park near the village of Alton in Staffordshire. It opened in 1992 as The Haunted House and was the largest dark ride in Europe, featuring large theatrical animations and scenes. The attraction was redesigned with interactive laser guns in 2003 and some scenes replaced, with several features removed over the years. There is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres for younger riders unless accompanied by an adult.
Set in over 500 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside, the Alton Towers Resort offers three fantastically themed hotels, Stargazing Pods, and an Enchanted Village, not forgetting over 40 world-class rides and attractions. In the late 20th century, it was transformed into a theme park and opened a number of new rides from 1980 onwards. In 2019, it was the second most visited theme park in the UK with 2,130,000 visitors which puts it after Legoland Windsor.
The Runaway Mine Train is a powered steel roller coaster made by MACK Rides of Germany. The ride is located in the Katanga Canyon area of Alton Towers in Staffordshire, England. The ride runs alongside the Congo River Rapids, with which it shares a tunnel section. Passengers on the two rides occasionally wave to each other if they pass in the shared tunnel.
Congo River Rapids is an exciting whitewater rafting expedition. Climb aboard and enjoy a refreshing splash – or get seriously soaked. This expedition will send you twirling down a racing river through Congo. It features twin waterfalls, and rafts pass between the two waterfalls.
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Discover More Attractions in Staffordshire, Where Alton Towers Waterpark Is Located
Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It borders Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.