The Wildebeest

May 12, 2010

May 14-Sept. 26
Santa Claus

This season, the big news from Holiday World, our state’s biggest amusement park, is the launch of the Wildebeest, billed as the world’s longest water coaster. Unlike the quick-drop of last season’s debut, Pilgrim’s Plunge, this four-to-a-raft ride takes you on a 2-1/2 minute journey covering a third of a mile of drops, twists and underground tunnels. Perhaps the best part: A conveyor lift replaces the usual water slide stairs.

I look forward to riding and reporting back to you on this sure-to-get-national-attention ride. For details, click here.