Coastal Currents Lazy River at Carowinds' Carolina Harbor Waterpark

Park: 10 AM - 10 PM Waterpark: 11 AM - 6 PM View Hours
Coastal Currents
Destination Relaxation!

A day at Carowinds is packed with all kinds of amazingly awesome fun – but can also be amazingly tiring. We totally get it. Just remember that when you’re at Carowinds, you’re on vacation, so be sure to relax like it! Take a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of non-stop amusement park life at Coastal Currents and let those cares just float away.

On this classic lazy river, you can nestle down into a colorful, cushy inner tube, put your shades on, lie back and let the gentle current do all the work of advancing you down and around the river. You’ll meander down the 1,000-foot long waterway to a destination of pure relaxation and enjoy some delightful scenery along the way. Coastal Currents is a great way for everyone in the family to cool off and chill out.

Height Requirement: Children less than 48" tall in bare feet or those who are inexperienced or non-swimmers are required to wear a life jacket. Children less than 42" tall in bare feet must wear a life jacket and be accompanied by a supervising companion. A supervising companion may accompany up to 2 children.

Rider Safety Information

Min Height
  • A slow moving, winding river tube ride at a depth of 30 in. The river is approximately 1000 feet long and passes through both North and South Carolina
  • Guests who cannot maintain seated postural control or do not have appropriate observed behavior must be accompanied by a supervising companion.
  • Guests must have a minimum of two functioning extremities or be accompanied by a supervising companion.
  • Hand held infants must be accompanied by a supervising companion.
  • Braced arm casts, full leg casts, cervical collars or neck braces, or broken collar bones are not permitted.
  • Access to the attraction is available via the stairs or zero depth entry. Guests will have to transfer to a tube, on their own or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Please use caution when entering and exiting as the area may be slippery.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance Guide for additional accessibility information.