Saturday, May 13, 2017

Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi Opening New Shoot-The-Chutes Ride

Although the ride was purchased and moved to the park years ago, Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi is now ready to open their classic Shoot-The-Chutes ride to the public.  Named the Padre Plunge, the ride originally operated at Alabama Adventure theme park for only a couple seasons.

It will now be a part of the expansive Corpus Christi property, filled with unique water slides and attractions.

© Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
Padre Plunge takes boats of up to 15 riders to a height of 45 feet above the park.  The boats slowly make their way around a 180 degree turn before plunging down into the water below.  The splash that is created by the boat is 20 feet tall, and soaks both guests watching nearby but also a slide that is positioned inside the ride's layout.

In anticipation of the ride's opening, Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi released this promotional video of the Padre Plunge in action: