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WBTV-CBS


One of the main attractions at Carolina Harbor will be Black Beard's Revenge. It will be six stories tall and feature a thrilling drop slide. Thanks to some unseasonably warm weather, Carowinds officials said they are working a little bit ahead of schedule.

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The Herald


A tour of the Carolina Harbor Water Park under construction at Carowinds Wednesday. A 432 gallon tipping bucket will drop water on kids in the Seaside Splashworks area of the water park.


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Charlotte Observer


The only things missing are the sand and the water. When the park is ready, the water will come from the park’s existing 12-inch water main. While there’s a lot of new piping inside the park, no changes were made in its existing water service.

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WCNC-NBC


We're still months away from the grand opening of Carolina Harbor, Carowind's new water park. It will be the largest water park in the Carolinas, and Wednesday, NBC Charlotte got a behind the scenes look at the construction. The Carolina Harbor project will double the number of water slides at Carowinds, add another wave pool, and give patrons more dining options.

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Charlotte 5


Carowinds invited me and a handful of other journalists down yesterday to see the progress being made on the revamped waterpark — Carolina Harbor — which is scheduled to open next summer. I also got to wear a hard hat, askew.

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WSOC-TV


More than 300 construction workers are on site to turn a muddy pit into the park’s new, bigger wave pool. A nearby six-story tower will house slides called Blackbeard’s Revenge and Seaslide Splashworks will be a new play area for children.

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