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INTERCOT > Theme Parks > Water Parks > Blizzard Beach

Blizzard Beach

General Description

As legend has it, Blizzard Beach was created by a freak winter storm that dropped snow over the western side of the Walt Disney World® Resort. Temperatures soared, however, and as water began to cascade down Mt. Gushmore, the first ski resort/water adventure park was born!

Bobsledding down the snowy slopes of Mt. Gushmore or plunging straight down Summit Plummet at 60 mph will give you the spine-chilling thrills of a northern ski resort. But the Blizzard Beach water adventure park is pure tropical fun in the sun.

Features

Mt. Gushmore:
Summit Plummet - At 120 feet high, it's the world's tallest, fastest free-fall speed slide, a breathtaking 60 mph plunge straight down to a splash landing at the base of the mountain. Visible from almost anywhere in the park. Must be at least 48 inches tall.

Teamboat Springs - The world's longest family whitewater raft ride takes three- to five-passenger rafts down a twisting, 1,200-foot series of rushing waterfalls.

Toboggan Racer - An eight-lane water slide that sends Guests racing over exhilarating dips as they descend the "snow" slope.

Downhill Double Dipper - The world's only side-by-side racing slides allow passengers to travel at speeds of up to 25 mph in this thrilling water adventure.

Snow Stormers - Three flumes descend from the top of the mountain and follow a switchback course through ski-type slalom gates.

Runoff Rapids - An inner-tube run, where Guests careen down twisting, turning flumes. Two open slides and one enclosed "black hole."

Chair Lift - Wooden-bench chair lifts sporting colorful overhead umbrellas and snow skis on their underside, converted from ski-resort to beach-resort use. These functional chairs carry Guests over the craggy face of Mt. Gushmore, from its base at the beach to its summit. No infants may ride.

Below Mt. Gushmore:
Tike's Peak - A kid-size version of Mt. Gushmore, including scaled-down attractions. In addition, this area features a snow-castle fountain play area and pop jets.

Melt-Away-Bay - A one-acre bobbing wave pool, nestled against the base of Mt. Gushmore, that is constantly fed by "melting snow" waterfalls.

Cross Country Creek - A lazy creek circling the entire park, carrying floating Guests through a bone-chilling ice cave. Once inside the mysterious cave, Guests are splashed with the "melting" ice from overhead.

Blizzard Beach Ski Patrol Training Camp - Designed for pre-teens with inner-tube slides, a T-bar, culvert slide, and a challenging ice-floe walk along slippery, floating icebergs.

The Village - At the east end of the beach, the Village is your Guest Services location for locker and towel rental, and first aid. Within the Village is the Beach Haus, a specialty shop offering souvenirs, towels, bathing suits, sunglasses, and other essentials for a day on the slopes!


Restaurants

Lottawatta Lodge - Lunch, Dinner. Specialities - Burgers, hot dogs, pizza, deli sandwiches, salads, ice cream, and beverages.

Avalunch - Snack bar. 10:30 a.m. - Park closing. Specialities - Hot dogs, nachos, snacks, and beverages.

Warming Hut - Snack bar. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Specialities - Nachos, ice cream, snacks, and beverages.


Location/Transportation

Located near Disney's All-Star Resorts. Guests may take Walt Disney World buses from various locations throughout Walt Disney World. If driving, exit I-4 at Magic Kingdom®, exit, and follow the signs.


Tickets

Admission is included with some Theme Park passes. You can view the various options by visiting the link below;
Walt Disney World Ticket Information

One-Day Blizzard Beach Pass (including tax):

$36.21 Adult; $29.82 Child (3-9)

All prices and admission media are subject to change without notice.


Blizzard Beach Hours

 

General Blizzard Beach Photos

Kid's Pool

 




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