H2OBX Waterpark is now open in the Outer Banks, North Carolina, setting a new benchmark for the state’s coastal attractions industry.

Set across 20 acres, the $46m waterpark features a range of slides and experiences, including Twin Tides Wave Pool, Deep Six Adventure Lagoon and Calico Jack’s Cove, a pirate-themed adventure play area.

Families and waterpark enthusiasts will be immersed in the rich history of coastal Carolina, as H2OBX pays tribute to legendary pirates, boat building and the Wright brothers, while enjoying modern amenities and exhilarating new attractions.

The resort features 50 private cabanas, shaded seating areas and multiple food and beverage outlets.

H2OBX developers Ken Ellis, Arthur Berry, Tim Gantz and Jeff Malarney each bring substantial experience in their respective fields of waterpark development, planning, operations and market tourism.