Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Jackson, New Jersey is a water-based theme park that is part of the Six Flags chain of theme parks in New Jersey, the others being Six Flags Wild Safari and the main park Six Flags Great Adventure. Stretching over 45 acres, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is a tropical adventure that is home to various speed slides, body slides, tube slides, lazy rivers (one of the longest), wave pools, and shops. It is perhaps the most popular water theme park in the tri-state area. Below is a guide to the fantastic water attractions that are harbored at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor:
1) Bada Bing, Bada Bang, Bada Boom!
How does three enclosed slides that encircle one another and send you 20 miles per hour down a track that is five stories high sound to you? That has 15 seconds of thrill and fun written all over it. Standing at 52 feet tall, the longest slide in this attraction stretches to 430 feet in length and all three of them require tubes (which are free of course, unlike Wet ‘n Wild Water Park which actually charges $10-$20).
2) Blue Lagoon
Being that I’ve only been to Wet ‘n Wild Water Park, Great Wolf Lodge in PA, and NJ’s Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, I would have to say that Blue Lagoon is perhaps the best outdoor wave pool I’ve ever been in. Stretching over about an acre of the water park, Blue Lagoon contains one million gallons of water with somewhere between two to five foot tall rolling waves (which come in for five minutes after seven minute intervals) and goes as far as…