Splashwater Island Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, the Most Thrilling Waterpark in Northern California, officially opened its biggest new attraction in the past 10 years — Splashwater Island. The addition of this multi-dimensional, tropical, interactive water play structure for kids and families is the next phase of the overall park transformation and rebranding that preceded the attraction’s opening. Continue reading “Splashwater Island Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord”

NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!

 Waterworld Concord will be rebranded Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, when it opens this spring for the 2018 season. Northern California’s biggest and most thrilling waterpark will debut an exciting new attraction—Splashwater Island—a colossal water play area featuring more than 100 interactive sprayers, water jets and geysers. The park will also receive extensive theming and upgrades throughout the 30-acre property.  Continue reading “NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!”

Circus Circus Las Vegas – Adventuredome and Splash Zone

Sean: Occasionally  California Coaster Kings hops over the Nevada border for some coasters, including our usual rides on Desperado at Buffalo Bills, as well as Circus Circus’ Adventuredome. This time we’re taking a look at the brand new Splash Zone at Circus Circus as well as the changes made at Adventuredome, preparing for the new 2018 coaster! Continue reading “Circus Circus Las Vegas – Adventuredome and Splash Zone”

California Coaster Kings Visits Aquatica!

Sean: ‘SeaWorld’s Water Park” is the slogan of this Chula Vista water park that was previously known as Knott’s Soak City. What was SeaWorld’s influence on the park? That’s something we’ll most definitely discuss in the following article! Besides that we’ll take a complete look at all of the slides and attractions the park has to offer, and what we thought of them!  Continue reading “California Coaster Kings Visits Aquatica!”

Knott’s Soak City – 7 New Slides in a Revitalized Water Park

Sean/McLaren: We headed to the media event/opening day of Knott’s Soak City on the morning of May 20th and we were greeted with warm, clear weather, the sound of running water and a live band playing classic beach tracks, all accompanied by the smell of fresh wood. We knew we were in for a treat as Cedar Fair always does a great job as far as park quality and event quality goes! Continue reading “Knott’s Soak City – 7 New Slides in a Revitalized Water Park”


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Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City Update – Late April 2017

Sean/McLaren: We swung by Knott’s Tuesday to see what was going on during this nice afternoon in Southern California, and to see if Boomerang deconstruction had progressed at all since its closing, after operations ended on April 23rd. In this Update we’ll also take a look at the awesome progress being made on Knott’s Soak City. Which is receiving 7 new slides this year! Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City Update – Late April 2017”

Waterworld California Becomes Six Flags’ 20th property

GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS — April, 27 2017 Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced it has entered into an agreement with EPR Properties, owner of Waterworld California, to operate the water park located in Concord, California. Waterworld California, formerly owned and operated by Six Flags, is Northern California’s largest water park and is located 18 miles southeast of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. The agreement is subject to approval by the City of Concord. Continue reading “Waterworld California Becomes Six Flags’ 20th property”

Knott’s Berry Farm To Add New Top Scan Attraction In 2017

sol-spin_logo_4c-largeKnott’s Berry Farm just released more information regarding their 2017 season, which doesn’t only include the huge Knott’s Soak City expansion, but also the extension of the Boysenberry Festival, the return of Ghost Town Alive!, a new restaurant, and a brand new one-of-a-kind (in California) Top Scan attraction named “Sol Spin”.  Continue reading “Knott’s Berry Farm To Add New Top Scan Attraction In 2017”

Knott’s Soak City is Opening 7 New Slides on 2 New Slide Towers in 2017

Knotts-Soak-City-2015-LogoKnott’s Soak City has been subject to small changes over the past few years. These small changes were nothing compared to the park’s huge new 2017 additions. The park will be adding a total of seven new slides to their park’s line up including raft slides and ultra-thrilling drop slides. These slides will be found on two new towers the park will be adding. The Shore Break slide tower and The Wedge slide tower. Let’s take a look! Continue reading “Knott’s Soak City is Opening 7 New Slides on 2 New Slide Towers in 2017”

Python Plunge Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

20160630_103502 (Medium)Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles officially opened their newest slide complex today, the Python Plunge. The three new body slides are part of the Lizard Lagoon section of the park and offer great new family thrills. The three new slides join two older slides (that have been refurbished) to create a colorful new look for the entrance of the park, as this slide complex is located towards the very front. Let’s have a look, shall we? Continue reading “Python Plunge Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor”

SeaWorld San Antonio – Trip Report

20160624_110723 (Medium)The third park we visited on our Texas trip was SeaWorld San Antonio! The park is greatly situated on elevated land and features a giant lake as its centerpiece. This park, unlike our local SeaWorld San Diego, has a thrill-ride collection in addition to stellar shows and awesome exhibits. The park felt well rounded and definitely not cramped as there was ample space between stadiums, exhibits, and rides. The park took us by surprise and was a very enjoyable place to visit. Join us as we take a look around the park!

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Python Plunge Opening Date!

20160611_150218 (Medium)Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles’ newest slide complex ‘Python Plunge’ is opening this Thursday, June 30th! The slide complex features three new body slides with significantly better layouts than the previous slides in the spot did. They’re part of a newly refurbished Lizard Lagoon. We’ll be capturing the opening moment on Thursday! For the full press release from the park, which includes details surrounding the rest of the park, see below! Continue reading “Python Plunge Opening Date!”

Raging Waters Los Angeles

DSCN3293 (Medium)It was wonderful to spend a day at California’s largest water park! Raging Waters Los Angeles recently changed its name from the previous Raging Water San Dimas name, and added the high-tech water coaster slide Aqua Rocket last year! The park is beautifully situated on a hill side surrounded by nature, offering a very unique park layout, slide collection, and shade-filled environment for a day of fun.  Continue reading “Raging Waters Los Angeles”

Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor Update – June 11th 2016

20160611_150144 (Medium)Time for another Six Flags Magic Mountain Update! With Hurricane Harbor thrown in this time. There are a few minor changes around Six Flags Magic Mountain, including a new ad-wrap for Viper and Superman Escape from Krypton that’s operating the red train. But more interestingly… the new Python Plunge slide collection at Hurricane Harbor that looks AWESOME! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor Update – June 11th 2016”

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles Update – May 28th 2016

20160528_130812 (Medium)This may just be our very first Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Update that I didn’t combine with the Six Flags Magic Mountain Update. That being due to the fact that the park opened for the 2016 Season today and there’s quite some water slide construction to address. The Python Plunge slides will come to the water park later this season! Continue reading “Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles Update – May 28th 2016”