Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

  1. Typhoon Lagoon Castaway CreekThe water park covers 61-acres
  2. Crush ‘n’ Gusher is the first-ever water coaster thrill ride attraction in Central Florida
  3. Miss Tilly, the wrecked storm-stranded shrimp boat sits on a mountain peak 95 feet in the air named Mount Mayday
  4. Mount Mayday erupts a 50-foot geyser of water every half hour, right before the bells of the watch sound on Miss Tilly
  5. The surf pool measures two-and-one-half-acres, is twice the size of a football field and large enough to encompass an ocean liner
  6. Humunga Kowabunga’s three water slides drop guests at speeds up to 30 mph
  7. Castaway Creek, the lazy river, measures 2,100-feet
  8. Shark Reef contains 362,000-gallons of saltwater
  9. The park opened on June 1st, 1989
  10. Of the major parks at Walt Disney World, Typhoon Lagoon is the only one that lies within the city limits of Lake Buena Vista. Blizzard Beach and the four theme parks are within the adjacent city of Bay Lake.

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