Aquatica San Antonio Water Slides

Ihu's Breakaway Falls

Aquatica San Antonio is bringing thrills to new heights on Ihu’s Breakaway Falls – the tallest drop slide in Texas.

Face your fears and each other in a ring of tubes that encircle an almost 80° plunge into the abyss. You never know who’s going to breakaway first, but you do know it’ll be one wild ride. Feel the rush as you free fall down through an exhilarating race to the finish. Ihu’s Breakaway Falls only at Aquatica San Antonio.


The slide is named after Ihu, Aquatica San Antonio's colorful gecko, who searches for the biggest thrills, steepest hills and the coolest spills in the waterpark..

  • Splash Level
    Slides Type
    Body Slide
  • Height Limit


  • Guests using wheelchairs will need to transfer from their wheelchair to ascend the steps. Guests will need to be able to position themselves appropriately to ride each slide and exit splash pool (18 inches depth). Guests may need assistance from a member of their party to complete this process.

    In order to ride Ihu's Breakaway Falls, guests must meet the following criteria:

    • Ability to maintain the proper riding position throughout the ride
    • Control of upper torso – including head and neck
    • Ability to hold on with two functioning hands
    • Ability to brace self with one functioning leg
    • Ability to enter and exit the ride without endangering self or others
    • Appropriate observed conduct indicating an awareness of and willingness of following rider requirements

    Conditions that cannot be permitted:

    • Cervical collar or neck brace
    • Broken collar bone
    • Full arm cast
    • Forearm cast
    • Braced arm cast
    • Full leg cast
    • Lower leg cast
    • Brace between legs
    • Hand held infants
    • Assistance animals

    Pad required for wrist or forearm casts and exposed metal on prosthetic devices. Amputation at or below the knee is permitted.