Rumba Rapids

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Rumba Rapids
Thorpe Park
Location Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK
Coordinates 51°24′14″N 0°31′04″W / 51.403995°N 0.517787°W / 51.403995; -0.517787
Status Operating since 1987
Rider height
  • Minimum: 90 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 110 cm
Manufacturer Intamin
Product River Rapids
Hourly capacity 1000

Rumba Rapids is a River Rapids ride built by Swiss manufacturer Intamin currently located at Thorpe Park in Chertsey, Surrey, England, UK. The ride opened in 1987 as Thunder River. For 2002, the ride was refurbished and renamed Rumba Rapids.[1] From 2002 to 2006, the ride was sponsered by Ribena.[2]



  1. "Construction Update at Thorpe Park". Attraction Source. 2002-02-19. Retrieved 2022-11-27.
  2. "Flying Fish & 2007 Season Update at Thorpe Park". Attraction Source. 2007-01-16. Retrieved 2022-11-26.
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