Travel Video of the Week: World’s Highest Waterslide


Thanks to T+ L magazine for turning me onto this video, which features the world’s tallest waterslide that just opened this past weekend at Schlitterbarn Water Park in Kansas City. It’s called the Verrückt (it means “insane” in German) and is 168 feet and 7 inches high—taller than both Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty. Each four-person raft descends at speeds of up to 70 mph! Would you do it?

 

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