Are you ready to check out the new water slides, that feature a terrifying drop, at Enchanted Forest Water Safari for the 2021 season?

The top rated water park in New York that was closed to visitors in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, is back open for 2021. Staff have tested the two new water slides - the Mamba Strike and the Killermanjaro's Revenge.

Jon Rookey, who works at Water Safari, was one of the lucky ones who got to give the new rides a try. "It was definitely intense."

Killermanjaro's Revenge is a 200-foot slide that begins with a drop launch pad that replaced the Killermanjaro. The Mamba Strike is 285-foot speed slide with loops and a drop launch pad.

"A years worth of work for everyone involved finally came to fruition," Rookey said. "Bring on 2021."

A 4 lane, 300 foot mat slide with loops that replaced Serengeti Surf Hill will also be ready for 2021.

Officials pushed back the opening date to late June in 2020, hoping the park would open later in the summer. However, COVID-19 closed Water Safari for the entire season.

Indoor family entertainment centers and amusement parks were given the go ahead to open for the 2021 season, at reduced capacity, with COVID-19 guidelines in place. Water Safari plans to reopen sometime in mid-June.



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