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Islands of Adventure: Toon Lagoon

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Attraction | "Toon Lagoon: Water, Water Everywhere"

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If you're a fan of cartoons, Toon Lagoon is the place to be. The second land guests encounter as they work their way clockwise through Islands of Adventure, this is the perfect place for anyone who likes their theme parks over-the-top and colorful. While it could be argued that all of Islands of Adventure is over-the-top, Toon Lagoon really takes the cake. It's the place where the theming really pops and puts you right in the middle of a cartoon. Bet you never thought that could happen!Toon Lagoon is colorful. Very, very colorful. All of the buildings are painted in a myriad of bright colors, with nothing matching and everything competing for your eye's attention. Some would say tha...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 20, 2009

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Attraction | "Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls: A Classic Flume Ride"

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Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls is a fun ride located in the Toon Lagoon section of Islands of Adventure. It fits perfectly with the "water water everywhere" theme of the land since it's a traditional flume ride where guests all sit in a log that follows a water-filled track. Themed after the Canadian Rockies that are Dudley Do-Right's home, the ride makes you feel as if you're actually riding the mountains, slipping and sliding down the tallest slopes on a thrilling and adventurous journey. The ride is located right at the entrance to the pavilion and is impossible to miss. The giant blue and green mountains that make up the bulk of the attraction can be seen from miles away, adding to the excitem...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 28, 2009

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Attraction | "Popeye and Bluto's Bilge Rat Barges: A Soaking Good Time"

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Popeye and Bluto's Bilge Rat Barges is one of the two major water rides in the Toon Lagoon section of Islands of Adventure. The main purpose of Toon Lagoon is to get visitor's very, very wet, and this ride does it's job. It's a traditional roaring-rapids style ride, where guests sit in a giant, circular car that winds it's way along a wild river. It's located just past the main entrance to Toon Lagoon, and is made unique by the cartoon-like atmosphere created by the theming. The ride makes you feel like you're in the middle of a madcap cartoon, which is definitely a unique feeling that you can only get at a theme park.The line for Popeye and Bluto's Bilge Rat Barges isn't anything spec...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 28, 2009

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Attraction | "Me Ship, The Olive: A Fun Water Wonderland"

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Popeye and Olive Oil are the most famous residents in the Toon Lagoon section of Islands of Adventure, and Me Ship, The Olive gives guests a chance to get even closer to these beloved characters. The attraction is a water wonderland - an H2O-soaked playground full of fun surprises and unexpected adventures. It's mainly for kids who aren't yet tall enough to ride the main water rides in Toon Lagoon, but it's appropriate for guests of all ages who like to explore and want to enjoy a beautiful view out over the rest of Islands of Adventure.Me Ship, The Olive is a water-filled playground. There are ropes to swing on, ladders to climb, and slides to ride down. It's perfect for kids who need...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 28, 2009

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