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Six Flags St. Louis
Six Flags St. Louis
Missouri's Coaster Capital
Guests getting splashed by Tidal Wave.
 
 

Tidal Wave

A Tidal Wave of Fun.

Pile into the large 20-person boat and try to catch your breath while we crank you up notch by notch, higher than the trees. Brace yourself for what’s comes next — an ultra-steep drop down a 50-foot waterfall, straight into the 300,000 gallon lagoon below.

Don’t get too comfortable on the brief river flume, because any second now you’ll be plunging headfirst all the way down into that huge pool. The massive splash roars over your boat in a tower of water that's 20 feet high and 80 feet wide.

You better believe the water’s so high it will drench you and everything in sight, including the spectators watching from the pedestrian bridge. 

By The Numbers

Top Speed
5 feet per second
Elevation
5-stories-tall
Length
664 feet
Duration
2 minutes, 30 seconds
Ride Capacity
20
Introduced
May 1991

What Our Guests Say

  • "What an experience! My family loved being able to stand against the wall and get splashed after our ride. My kids wanted to make this the first ride of the day on our second day at the park."
    - Desirae From Chillicothe, Il
  • "If you like roller coasters and water-- and you want to get on both, I suggest the tidal wave at Six Flags!"
    - Jacari M. From Belleville
  • "The Tidal Wave is the perfect break from the heat. Standing on the bridge after the ride seeing that powerful wave of water coming at you gives you an adrenaline rush. The cold water is SO refreshing on a hot day!"
    - Dawn S. From St. Louis, Mo
  • "Tidal Wave is a blast if your looking for a screaming, fast ride that drops you into a pool of water! Prepare to get soaked!"
    - Sia M. Fulton, Mo
  • "We told my mom she wouldn't get wet. Then we started off... and everyone in the boat got soaked.. It was too funny. :)"
    - Loucey T Ar

What do you think?

Closed for the Season

Closed
Family Ride
Thrill Level
Moderate

Minimum Height

36" with adult
42" to ride alone
Location in Park: 

Illinois

THE FLASH Pass

Available
Will Get a Little Wet
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