14 Apr   Wave Making

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We reached a milestone this week on our new Carowinds wave pool, Surf Club Harbor. The finish on the concrete is complete, and we’re now ready to start adding water. Guests will experience monstrous waves up to six feet high. But, how are we “making the waves?”

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18 Mar   Marching Towards Opening

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In just a few days we’ll be opening Carowinds – the park side anyway. With the grand opening of Carolina Harbor not too far behind (May 21), things are really starting to ramp up in our waterpark. The transformation has been nothing short of breathtaking. Take a look at our recent progress!

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11 Feb   How To Make A Splash

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How do you create waterpark attractions guaranteed to make a splash with guests? The industry's best-known and most successful waterparks and attractions supplier, WhiteWater West, joins us for an in-depth Q&A as we take a closer look at the magic happening in Carolina Harbor waterpark at Carowinds.


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29 Jan   Ch Ch Changes

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Carolina Harbor will bring a tidal wave of transformation in 2016. In addition to the numerous new waterpark attractions and amenities, the entire waterpark will receive enhancements, renovations and re-theming. Explore some of our remodeling projects and take a sneak peak at our new Carolina Harbor logos for our attractions.

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06 Jan   New Year Update

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We ended 2015 with some major construction milestones on Carolina Harbor. As we enter the new year of 2016, take a look at a few current projects and our hard work as we continue our massive waterpark and expansion and transformation. Once complete, Carolina Harbor will increase the size of Carowinds' waterpark by over 40% and double the amount of slides.

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07 Dec   General Contractors

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Once completed, Carolina Harbor will increase the size of our waterpark by 40-percent. Helping us bring this bring this massive expansion to life is our general contractor, Charlotte-based Southside Constructors, Inc. Learn more about our general contractors and get up to speed on the largest waterpark expansion in Carowinds history.

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02 Oct   A Splash of Fresh Paint

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During the off-season our existing Boomerang Bay Waterpark will be completely transformed with a new coastal Carolina theme. Because Carowinds is the place where the Carolinas come together, it’s only fitting that our waterpark continues our celebration of Carolina culture. Find out what this means for current Boomerang Bay attractions in this week's construction blog.

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25 Sep   New Parking Lot Exit

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Take a look at the new parking lot exit onto Plesant Road and Carowinds Boulevard. The map includes traffic flow and suggested exits to be used when exiting the park this fall.

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12 Sep   Building On The State Line

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Sharing the North and South Carolina state line is a point of pride for Carowinds, but it does present some special challenges when securing construction permits. Learn more about the process and get construction updates on Carolina Harbor.

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28 Aug   Breaking Ground on Carolina Harbor

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Construction on Carolina Harbor Waterpark is now underway. Over the next few months, Boomerang Bay will undergo a massive transformation in what will be the largest waterpark expansion in Carowinds history. Once the construction is completed in the spring of 2016, Carolina Harbor will double the number of current water slides and will become the largest waterpark in the Carolinas.

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