The eye of a massive storm is making landfall in Atlanta, as Six Flags Over Georgia announces the opening of its all-new water park, Hurricane Harbor, on May 30, 2014. Hurricane Harbor, the largest expansion in the park’s 47-year history, boasts four new water attractions, including the world’s first hybrid zero-gravity slide, spans seven acres and is free with admission to Six Flags Over Georgia.
- The world’s first hybrid zero-gravity slide, Tsunami Surge, will send thrill-seekers down five stories to the splash pool waiting below. It all starts with a drop through an enclosed tube into a whirlpool bowl with 360 degree curves and then out into a massive wave wall, for a moment of zero gravity, or weightlessness;
- The 38,000 square foot wave pool, Calypso Bay, featuring two massive wave generators that will create four foot waves in eight different wave patterns to mimic the high surf of the ocean;
- Three unique water slides sit atop a 41 foot tower at Bonzai Pipelines that will send guests barreling down through 180- and 360-degree curves;
- And a children’s water playground, Paradise Island, encompassing an entire acre of Hurricane Harbor with six water slides, multiple water buckets dumping about 2,000 gallons of water and hundreds of interactive water elements such as water blasters, sprayers, fountains, water wheels and pumps.
Hurricane Harbor also features 11 relaxing cabanas with reserved seating and food service, a beach-themed restaurant with window service, several retail locations, bathhouses, locker rentals, tube rentals and lounging chairs to sit back and enjoy the summer sun.
Six Flags Over Georgia is now open daily through August 10. Season Passes provide unlimited visits for the entire 2014 season and can be purchased online for a low monthly payment through the annual membership program.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 53 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.