Caribbean Bay

Caribbean Bay is an indoor/outdoor water park located in Yongin, South Korea, on the outskirts of Seoul. Opened in 1996, it is the Largest Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark in the world,[citation needed] covering a total area of about 242,321,000 square yards (78.2 sq mi; 202.6 km2). Caribbean Bay is part of the Everland Resort, but requires a separate admission fee.[1]

Caribbean Bay
LocationIndoor/outdoor, Everland Resort, Yongin, South Korea
CoordinatesCoordinates: 37°17′49.00″N 127°12′02.00″E / 37.2969444°N 127.2005556°E / 37.2969444; 127.2005556
Opened1996 (1996)
Area242,321,000 square yards
WebsiteOfficial website (in Korean)

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's pool also has a baby pool which is very shallow for adults but perfect for babies. The children's 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]

FacilitiesEdit

Aquatic CenterEdit

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 watertube Slides. Its indoor location means it is open all year. It also operates a beauty zone, sauna, hot springs like jjimjilbangs in South Korea. The main facilities are: Spa & Sauna, Indoor Wave Pool, Quick Rider (indoor tube & water slide).

Sea WaveEdit

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. The main facilities are: Wave Pool, Diving Pool, Wave Village, Sandy rest zone.[citation needed]

Bay SlideEdit

Bay slide zone is for water slides. It has 6 tube slides and 3 water bobsleighs. The main facilities are: Tube Ride, Water Bobsleigh, Bobsleigh Village.[citation needed]

FortressEdit

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. The main facilities are: Flowing Water Pool, Surfing Ride, Adventure Pool.

Wild RiverEdit

The Wild River (opened in 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] The main facilities are: Tower Bumerango, Tower Raft, Wild Blaster, San Juan Restaurant.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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