$46 million H2OBX Waterpark officially opens

What better way to kick off summer than heading to a water park. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

POWELLS POINT, N.C. (WVEC) -- Grab your bathing suit and swim trucks, H2OBX is opening Thursday!

The H2OBX Waterpark grand opening was set for Wednesday, June 21 but was postponed due to weather. People have described the waterpark as one of the most innovative and uniquely designed waterparks in the world.

The $46 million waterpark sets a new benchmark in Carolina coastal tourism. Many of the attractions at the waterpark offer cutting-edge innovation.

The Twin Tides Wave Pool delivers an ocean-simulated current with "dual beachfront" entrance points opposite ends.

The Deep Six Adventure Lagoon has a climb, crawl and balance soft mat obstacles and swim zones.

Calico Jack's Cove offers an immersive, multi-level, pirate-themed, play structure, offering waterslides and interactive water effects.

There are also dozens of private cabanas peppered around the park to offer places to chill with shaded seating areas and multiple food and beverage outlets to deliver variety and quality from snacks to gourmet.

The waterpark is located at 8526 Caratoke Hwy., Powells Point, N.C. 27966.

You can find pictures of the waterpark below and on its Facebook page.

PHOTOS: H2OBX Waterpark grand opening set for June 21

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