• Beach Park

  • Area 47

  • Chimelong Water Park

  • Wild Wadi Waterpark

These crazy water slides will send you free-falling into swimming pools, spinning in circles, and hitting speeds as high as 65 miles per hour.

  • 1. INSANO AT BEACH PARK

    Beach Park

    Fortaleza, Brazil

    This 14-story giant (the world's tallest) leaves riders reeling as they plunge down at 65 miles per hour. Start to finish, the ride takes only five seconds.

  • 2. WIEGAND MAELZER SLIDE TOWER AT AREA 47

    Area 47

    Oetzel, Austria

    This baby features five 328-foot-long chutes with a jump at the bottom, leaving riders to fall through the air into the pool below.

  • 3. BEHEMOTH BOWL AT CHIMELONG WATER PARK

    Chimelong Water Park

    Guangzhou, China

    After a 65-foot drop, centrifugal force spins four riders around this giant bowl. Enjoy the whirling: The ride lasts just 20 seconds.

  • 4. JUMEIRAH SCEIRAH AT WILD WADI WATERPARK

    Wild Wadi Waterpark

    Dubai

    This 416-foot slide sends riders down a 105-foot drop at speeds higher than 50 miles per hour. Bonus: You'll get a view of Dubai’s coast as you zip down. Look fast.

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