Padre Plunge Fact Sheet
One of the first rides to make it’s appearance at Schlitterbahn Riverpark & Resort Corpus Christi, this flume ride has been much anticipated!
The name Padre Plunge is a tribute to North Padre Island located in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Height: At its tallest point in the track the Padre Plunge is 45 feet tall, roughly the same height as 196 Selena MAC Collection lipsticks stacked on top of one another.
Length: The length of the ride is 60 seconds
Technology: The ride is comprised of wood, steel, and concrete with sensors located on each car to help the ride detect the location of the cars at all times.
# of Riders: Up to 15 people can be seated during each splashy ride
Splash Zone? The ride creates a 20-foot splash zone which can be seen from South Padre Island Drive (a major road by Schlitterbahn Riverpark & Resort Corpus Christi)
Shoes Required: Unlike other rides in the park, Padre Plunge requires guests to wear shoes to ride.