SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment revealed the ride vehicle for the all-new Infinity Falls raft ride set to open at SeaWorld Orlando next summer.
The ride was first announced in April and the raft itself was revealed Tuesday at the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo, which takes place here in Orlando.
Similar to other raft rides in Orlando, SeaWorld's ride will give people dedicated seats, but is a little smaller than others. Each raft holds eight people.
SeaWorld leaders said Infinity Falls was inspired by the rainforests of South America. The ride will feature the world's tallest drop on a river raft ride, plunging riders a massive 40 feet.
Riders will find themselves immersed in a lush, freshwater rainforest and learning the importance of water conservation. Infinity Falls is part of a newly-themed area of the park where guests will be under a rainforest canopy.
“Water makes up more than 70% of our planet,” said Brian Morrow, Vice President of Theme Park Design Experience, when announcing the ride in April. “We developed Infinity Falls to tell new stories that showcase the beauty and sheer power of water and the amazing wildlife that lives in it. The result is a new river rapids adventure for our guests to explore, and actively help freshwater ecosystems in a way that only SeaWorld can bring to life.”
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