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Rip Roarin’ Rapids

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Level 3 - Moderate Thrill

At a Glance


Location: Carowinds Plaza
Duration: 3 minutes; 30 seconds
Height Requirement: 46 inches
Manufacturer: Kings Island Entertainment Company

Rip Roarin' Rapids is perfect for those hot Carolina summer days. Passengers climb aboard river rafts that will maneuver over bumps and around waterfalls for a high-speed adventure. This is the perfect attraction to cool off because passengers will get soaked!

Rider Safety Information

Riders must have the body and spinal control to sit upright without the aid of other people or devices. Rider's body must have the appropriate weight distribution for this ride.

Guests must have a minimum of three functioning extremities (two legs and an arm or two arms and a leg) to brace themselves (with tripod bracing) during the ride.

Riders must be able to enter and exit the ride without jeopardizing themselves or others and to assist with their own evacuation if necessary. Riders must demonstrate appropriate observed behavior indicating a willingness and ability to participate and/or follow rider requirements.

Riders with a cervical collar, neck brace, broken collar bone, full arm cast, braced arm cast, or full leg cast are not allowed to ride.

Hand-Held infants and service animals are not allowed to ride.

Alternate Access Entrance is through the special marked gate on the ride entrance ramp. This exit has 32 steps that may be difficult to negotiate.

Guests must transfer in and out of wet rafts. Seat belts must be fastened and tightened securely at all times.