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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Debuts Bonzai Pipelines Monday


The Bonzai Pipelines, new water thrill slides at Hurricane Harbor opened to the public on Monday.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor’s newest thrill ride debuted over Memorial Day weekend. The water park invited VIP guests to the first official launch of the Bonzai Pipelines on Monday.

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Bonzai Pipelines, courtesy of Hurricane Harbor

“It was just a beautiful weekend to enjoy the waterpark,” said Hurricane Harbor Spokeswoman Sue Carpenter.

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Members of the Santa Clarita Special Olympics Swim Team were the first to try the slides, which feature a unique launch capsule with a trap door that drops guests into the slide.

One of the pipelines is an open side with an 80 degree vertical drop and the other is a closed slide with twists and turns.

Bonzai Pipelines, courtesy of Hurricane Harbor

The straight drop ride lasts for about 10 seconds, Carpenter said, while the twisting slide continues for approximately 30 seconds. The two slides are located on Taboo Tower.

“You step into a capsule, hear a heartbeat and a countdown, then the floor drops out beneath you, and your on your way,” she said.

Both slides launch from a platform that is six stories tall, and the longer looping slide is 650 feet long.

Hurricane will also feature Dive-in Movies this summer, every Friday at 6 p.m. in the Forgotten Sea wave pool. Guests can suggest movies for this event via Hurricane Harbor’s Facebook page.

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Other additions to the water park include new food location the Crows Nest, an enlarged Cabana Cove area and Pirates Paradise, an area for live island music that will feature different bands throughout the summer.

To learn more about the summer season at Hurricane Harbor and Magic Mountain, click here.

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Article: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Debuts Bonzai Pipelines Monday
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Allison Pari