Congo River Rapids - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Congo River Rapids

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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Runaway Mine Train

Runaway Mine Train

0.09km from Congo River Rapids

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.

Wicker Man

Wicker Man

0.16km from Congo River Rapids

Wicker Man is a wooden roller coaster at Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire. The rollercoaster, which opened in March last year, is one of the most popular rides at the park and staff are working to get it up and running as soon as possible.

Duel - The Haunted House Strikes Back

Duel - The Haunted House Strikes Back

0.17km from Congo River Rapids

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.

Alton Towers

Alton Towers

0.21km from Congo River Rapids

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.

Spinball Whizzer

Spinball Whizzer

0.51km from Congo River Rapids

Spinball Whizzer is a Sit-Down Spinning roller coaster located at Alton Towers. First-timers and thrill seekers alike enjoy the unpredictable spins and speed of the winding track. This family theme park ride is a perfect gateway for first timers to experience a thrill ride sensation.

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure

0.52km from Congo River Rapids

Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure is a family roller coaster located in CBeebies Land at Alton Towers, Staffordshire. It opened on 21 March 2015. It is located next to Spinball Whizzer, in an area which was previously part of Adventure Land. It was one of the stunning attraction here and also it attracts a lot of tourists.

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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.

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