Floating in the pool is fun, but sometimes you have to kick it up a notch and go for a tricked-out water slide. Whether you’re a waterpark daredevil or more of a lazy river type, you can appreciate these off-the-wall water slides. Click through the slideshow below to see our favorite extreme water rides across the country. Who knows—you just might find your next splash-worthy vacation destination.

Dolphin Plunge, Aquatica

You’ll want to keep your eyes open on this ride—the enclosed, see-through slide will send you racing through a pod of black and white Commerson's Dolphins. There are two side-by-side slides, so you can also race a friend down.

5800 Water Play Way
Orlando, Fl
Online: aquaticabyseaworld.com/orlando

photo: Aquatica Orlando via Facebook

 

What’s your favorite water slide? Share your picks with us below!

—Sommy Rhee with Christal Yuen and Susie Foresman

photos from whitewaterwest.com unless otherwise stated