Where: Holiday World & Splashin' Safari -- Santa Claus, IN -- Add to mybook

Granted, this one is more water ride than waterslide, but it deserves serious props for 1) The wet factor and 2) Because the anticipation is almost as good as the ride itself. This comes due to the swift rise inside an open-air elevator to the top of a 165-foot tower where a semi-freefall down a 45-degree flume awaits.

Look Familiar?: This one used to be called Pilgrim's Plunge, but got renamed Giraffica to stay a bit more on point given the park's safari theme.

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