Off to Blizzard Beach today, which we’ve never been to before so not sure quite what to expect. Time to unpack the GoPro and get it into the waterproof housing!
On arrival we found out where you get changed and headed into the main pool, which is called Melt-Away Bay. There are rubber rings in this area which you can grab and then ride the waves. These are way more gentle than the tidal waves you get at Typhoon Lagoon but very fun when you’re in the rings.
Rosemary used the gentle waves for a good bit of swimming practice and had loads of fun swimming around. She had a life jacket on the whole time so was enjoying the freedom to swim but in complete safety.
After spending quite a while in the pool we had a little go round the lazy river, which is called Cross Country Creek.
But we didn’t stay in long as we headed out to get something to eat as we came round to the main area. We had something in Lottawatta Lodge. One thing we did was to reactivate the mug we got at Typhoon Lagoon so we could use the filling stations around the park. Once again though there was very little in the way of still drinks (Rosemary doesn’t like fizzy drinks) and the only option was Powerade.
After lunch and a bit of a play in the kids area we went back into Cross Country Creek for a few more trips around the park.
We didn’t go on any of the rides, the queues were just too long and we didn’t want to waste time waiting around when we could be in the water.
And finally for the day we had a little extra time back in the wave pool.
After this we got changed and took some photos around the park.
Finally, Rosemary had an ice lolly, which melted so fast because of the heat that she couldn’t keep up.
Wasn’t surprising as the car was roasting when we got back to it.
There is a video I put together from the day which is on YouTube:
Great day out at a park we’d not been to before, which was great as well. Not sure which I prefer between Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, as each have their own merits. For us the wave pool at Blizzard Beach was probably better for Rosemary but I think the lazy river and the rides available at Typhoon Lagoon had the edge. So, easy really….just do both!