Caribbean Bay

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Caribbean Bay is an indoor/outdoor water park located in Yongin, South Korea. Opened in 1996, it is the largest indoor / outdoor water park in the world,[citation needed] covering a total area of about 242,321,000 square yards (78.2 sq mi; 202.6 km2). Coordinate is 37°17′49.00″N 127°12′02.00″E / 37.2969444°N 127.2005556°E / 37.2969444; 127.2005556

The Caribbean Bay park reproduces a typical bay in the Caribbean Sea. Caribbean Bay is part of the Everland Resort, but requires a separate admission fee. Caribbean Bay is located on the outskirts of Seoul.[1]

With the opening in 2008 of its newest attraction, the "Wild River Zone", Caribbean Bay expanded its capacity by 30%. The park includes a wave pool, the world's longest lazy river ride, a sandy pool, a wading pool for young children, various water slides, and a salt sauna. The children pool also has a baby pool which is very shallow for adults but perfect for babies. The children pool is not that shallow for adults but perfect for kids. Caribbean Bay has received "Must-see Waterpark Awards" from International Association of Amusement Park Attractions.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Aquatic Center[edit]

The Aquatic Center is an indoor waterpark zone in Caribbean Bay. It has several pools including a wave pool and diving pool. It also has 3 water / tube slides. Its indoor location means it is open all year. It also operates a beauty zone, sauna, hot springs like jjimjilbangs in South Korea.

Main Facilities: Spa & Sauna, Indoor Wave Pool, Quick Rider (indoor tube & water slide)a

Sea Wave[edit]

The Sea Wave is famous for its large outside wave pool. It generates 2.4m artificial waves. It is the highest wave pool (tied with Ocean World V ) in South Korea.

Main Facilities: Wave Pool, Diving Pool, Wave Village, Sandy rest zone[citation needed]

Bay Slide[edit]

Bay slide zone is for water slides. It has 6 tube slides and 3 water bobsleighs.

Main Facilities: Tube Ride, Water Bobsleigh, Bobsleigh Village[citation needed]

Fortress[edit]

Fortress is for fun water play it has world's longest streaming pool (at the construction time) called 'Lazy Pool'. Adventure pool splashes 2.4 ton of water at once.

Main Facilities : Flowing Water Pool, Surfing Ride, Adventure Pool

Wild River[edit]

The Wild River (opened at 2008) is an extreme water play zone. It has 5 tube slides, 1 Boomerang Go. Wild Blaster is flume ride-like tube slide but more extreme and wet. Tower Raft is large tube slide track that 4 people can ride at once. Tower Boomerang Go is one of the most extreme water attraction in South Korea waterparks. Tubes slide down a 90-degree slope.[citation needed]

Main Facilities: Tower Bumerango, Tower Raft, Wild Blaster, San Juan Restaurant

References[edit]

  1. ^ Everland/Caribbean Bay's Official Website Everland.com. Retrieved on June 25, 2014.
  2. ^ IAAPA Website

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