Aquaventure Here We Come


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Published: January 6th 2016
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Today was all about FUN IN THE SUN! We shot the rapids, swam with the sharks, and plunged down the mayan slide. Most importantly, we relaxed at the pool. Aquaventure is a one-of-a-kind 141 acre waterscape. This non-stop aquatic thrill ride features over twenty million gallons of water, incredible Atlantean themed towers, thrilling high speed water slides, a mile long river ride with rolling rapids and wave surges, and 20 swimming areas. After our day at the park, we enjoyed shopping and eating at the Marina Village


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Aquaventure

141 acre waterpark
Relaxing by the Royal Baths PoolRelaxing by the Royal Baths Pool
Relaxing by the Royal Baths Pool

Only 19 more pools to discover
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Lounging by the pool

Nancy and Grandma enjoying the sun
Enjoying the waterEnjoying the water
Enjoying the water

The boys slept in and the girls enjoyed a morning dip
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Mayan Temple

4 waterslides in one. The left is where the Leap of Faith sliders exit. The right is where the Serpent sliders exit...after they exit the SHARK pool
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Mayan Temple - sharks

At the top of the Mayan Temple, looking down into the SHARK pool
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Mayan Temple - Serpent Slide

Inside the Mayan Temple is a five-story corkscrew slide, we traveled on a tube at high speeds through the darkness of the Mayan Temple's core. The twisting and turning ride culminates with a leisurely pass through a clear acrylic tunnel submerged in a SHARK-filled lagoon.
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Mayan Temple - sharks

Sharks follow us along as we exit the Serpent Slide
The Current The Current
The Current

The Current, a mile-long river with rolling waves and extreme rapids all in the comfort of our inner tubes. Grandma enjoying the calm waters.
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Flotilla

Getting ready to shoot the rapids together
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Marina Village

Enjoying a walk around the Marina Village. Fine dining, designer shops, and of course Yachts
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Marina - Yachts

In the background is a SuperYacht (Blue Moon). You can rent this (and all its toys) for $400,000 a week.
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Marina - Seafire Steakhouse

Enjoyed fine wine and Wagyu steaks (best steak EVER!!). Wagyu (pronounced "wag-you"), is a breed of cattle native to Japan. It is the world's most priciest beef.
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Marina - shopping

Designer stores and jewelers line the Marina shopping area. Nancy stopped in each one!


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