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List of the World's Tallest Water Slides!

Current list of the tallest water slides on planet Earth. This unfinished list will be altered occasionally as new slides are to be entered and categorized from tallest downwards.


If you have any info on other tall water slides (preferably those taller than 90 feet/27 meters), please email me at waterslidedb@gmail.com or use the contact box located at the bottom of this page.

Note: The water slides listed here are flumes that start from its highest acme and progress to its lowest point, one way or another.
  • Location: Barra Do Pirai; Brazil
  • Water Park: Aldeia das Aguas Park Resort
  • Type: Freefall Body Slide
  • Drop Height: 164 feet / 49 meters
  • Rough Speed: 56-60mph / 91km/h
  • Current world's tallest water slide. Slide currently holds the record for the highest drop height on a body slide. The slide utilizes the side of a hill to safely extend it further, and digs into the side of it to achieve its great drop height.

  • Location: Aquiraz; Brazil
  • Water Park: Beach Park
  • Type: Freefall body slide
  • Height: 135 feet / 41 meters
  • Rough Speed: 65mph / 105km/h
  • Currently the tallest freestanding body slide in the world.
  • Location: Jesolo, Venezia; Italy
  • Water Park: Aqualandia
  • Type: Freefall inline raft slide
  • Height: 132 feet / (42 meters?)
  • Rough Speed: 62mph / 100 km/h
  • This 4 person inline raft slide has an impressive 60 degree slope for it's drop. Note: Multiple sources record this water slide being 132 feet tall (40.2 meters) tall, while others have it at 42 meters (137.8 feet).
  • Location: Orlando, Florida; USA
  • Water Park: Volcano Bay
  • Type: Trap-door free-fall slide
  • Height: 125 feet / 38.1 meters
  • The slide, along with the entire park, is still under construction. Set to open May 25, 2017. Will become North America's tallest body slide, and world's tallest drop capsule slide. 70 degree slope.
  • Source 1
  • Location: Orlando, Florida; USA
  • Water Park: Volcano Bay
  • Type: Dual trap-door speed slides
  • Height: 124 feet / 37.8 meters
  • These slides, along with the entire park, are still under construction. Set to open May 25, 2017. Shares same structure as Ko’okiri Body Plunge. Both layouts consist of many sharp turns after an initial trap-door drop.
  • Source 1
  • Location: Louisville, Kentucky; USA
  • Water Park: Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay 
  • Type: Trap-door free-fall slide
  • Height: 121 feet / 36.9 meters
  • North America's tallest body slide, and world's tallest drop capsule slide. 70 degree slope. Opened along with the amusement park's reopening on May 24, 2014.

  • Location: Benidorm, Alicante; Spain
  • Water Park: Aqualandia
  • Type: Trap-door free-fall slide
  • Height: 108.3 feet / 33 meters
  • Opened in August 1, 2013! Technically breaks the previous record, held by King Khajuna, for being the tallest free-fall water slide in Europe, although this slide utilizes a trap-door beginning.
  • Source 1
  • Location: Monteux; France
  • Water Park: Splashworld Provence
  • Type: Freefall body slide
  • Height: 108.3 feet / 33 meters
  • Rough Speed: 49.7mph / 80km/h
  • Built by Polin!
  • Location: Dubai; UAE
  • Water Park: Wild Wadi
  • Type: Trap-door body slide
  • Height: 105 feet / 32 meters
  • Rough Speed: 50mph / 80km/h
  • Jumeirah Sceirah has, since it's original version, undergone a new form. Instead of its usual one flume three drop course, it now has two tunneled trap door flumes that have two drops.

  • Location: Quarteira, Portugal
  • Water Park: Aquashow Park
  • Type: Dual Freefall Body Slides
  • Height: 105 feet / 32 meters
  • Length: 423.2 feet / 129 meters
  • Opened in 2015!

  • Location: Santa Claus, Indiana; USA
  • Water Park: Holiday World and Splashin' Safari
  • Type: Family Raft Slide
  • Height: 102 feet / 31.1 meters

11b. Zero-G

  • Location: Vernon Township, New Jersey; USA
  • Water Park: Action Park
  • Type: Trap-Door Body Slide
  • Height: 99 feet / 30 meters
  • Opened in July of 2014! Features two back-to-back flat loops after a drop capsule start.

  • Location: Calvia, Majorca; Spain
  • Water Park: Western Water Park
  • Type: Freefall body slide
  • Height: 98.4 feet / 30 Meters
  • Location: Shakopee, Minnesota; USA
  • Water Park: Valleyfair
  • Type: Dual Freefall body slides
  • Height: 90 feet / 27.4 meters
  • Opened May 25, 2015!

Omitted Slides

  • Location: Kansas City, Kansas; USA
  • Water Park: Schlitterbahn Kansas City
  • Type: Freefall Master Blaster / Meg-A-Blaster
  • Height: 168 feet 7 inches / 51.38 meters
  • Opened July 10, 2014. This 3-person inline raft slide was the record holder for the world's tallest water slide. Had a large uphill master-blaster hill after initial record-setting drop.
  • Source 1, Source 2,
  • Update (Nov. 23, 2016): Verrückt is set to be decommissioned following a fatal incident from this past summer. (x)
  • Update (May 2, 2017): Moved off of the official list due to no longer operating.
  • Location: Marietta, Georgia; USA
  • Water Park: Six Flags White Water
  • Type: Freefall body slide
  • Height: 10 stories
  • Update: Slide was converted from Cliffhanger to Dive Bomber and now features a trap-door launch. Rumored to now be 110 feet, but no official evidence listed.
  • Location: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin; USA
  • Water Park: Noah's Ark Water Park
  • Type: Freefall Body Slide
  • Height: 10 stories (Projected between 90 to 100 feet tall)
  • Height information not specific enough.
  • Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; USA
  • Water Park: Myrtle Waves
  • Type: Enclosed Body Slides
  • Height: 10 stories (projected to be 100 feet tall)
  • Height information not specific enough.

Last Updated: May 3, 2017

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