Congo River Rapids Construction

///Congo River Rapids Construction
Congo River Rapids Construction 2017-02-26T15:46:58+00:00

Constructed over the 1985/86 closed season, the Congo River Rapids required large quantities of rock to be blasted from the site. The ride, located on what was formerly a coach park, consists of a trench nearly half a mile long!

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Here you can see how deep the trench is at points.

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John Broome (left) inspects the construction site along with Michael A. Jenkins.

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The Rapids trench under construction.

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A view from above of a portion of the Rapids’ trench.