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Ray Rush Rises at Aquatica

February 22, 2018
A lot has happened since our last update and Ray Rush is starting to take shape! Check out our most recent construction milestone.

About a month has gone by since our last update and we thought it was time to show you how things are coming along at Ray Rush. A lot has happened since our last update and the brand-new attraction is starting to take shape!

Manta Ray Half Pipe at Ray Rush under construction

Over the past several weeks, crews have been installing the bright blue and green slide pieces and have already completed several tube sections, some of which measure 10 feet in diameter! You can even see our giant manta ray shaped half-pipe rise into the air.

Giant Sphere at Ray Rush being taken to location
We are also excited to share an exciting construction milestone! The iconic giant sphere that Ray Rush riders will slide through has been lifted into position. This piece weighs over 12,000 pounds and will be the first thing our guests will see when they enter Aquatica and a whole lot of fun to ride!

Translucent Sphere at Ray Rush Being Hoisted Into Place
As you can see, this ride is nearing completion and will be ready for you to ride in no time at all! Stay tuned, we hope to announce an opening date in the coming weeks. For even more insight, check out our video update below and be sure to stay connected with everything happening at Aquatica Orlando by following us on Facebook and signing up for our email updates at Be sure to join the conversation using #RayRush.