PROJECT

WATERSLIDE

COMPANY

POLIN WATERPARKS

DATE

MARCH 2017

DESIGN REGISTER

TR 2017/05422

CITY, COUNTRY

KOCAELI, TR

MANTIS

Mantis is a Class-A waterslide that is unique both in terms of its design configuration, its engineering and its ride path. Created to satisfy thrill and novelty seekers, the slide incorporates the capability for riders to race one another via twinsymmetrical slides. (Single versions also available.) Riders enter from a height of 9 meters (29 feet) via a tower platform. Traveling through a closed tube at speeds of up to 36 km/h (22 mph), they shoot into a wide, open bowl. Momentum hurtles them around the giant concave curve and into a short, enclosed tunnel before shooting them into a runout or splash pool. Because Mantis incorporates multiple family rafts running simultaneously, the number of guests it can accommodate is substantial: 8 x 120 riders per hour.