City Slider a hot item
FAMILIES have been scrambling to snap up tickets for a giant water-slide that will take over a Tweed Heads street next month.
Tweed Heads South resident Tabetha Kleeman said she bought all-day tickets for her family to enjoy the City Slider.
"It's the first time it's ever been on the Tweed or the Gold Coast, so it's pretty lucky it's on the Tweed," Ms Kleeman said.
"When I was young they used to have go-cart races down the hill."
She said turning the same hill on Boundary St into a waterslide was a great idea.
"It's awesome. It's great for the tourists and it's just great for locals to be able to do something easy and different," MsKleeman said.
Tickets to the 325m waterslide have been selling like mad.
City Slider co-founder Stuart Harris said 2500 of the 3600 tickets sold within a day and the 1200 early-bird tickets sold out in 15 minutes.
"There's always a mad crazy rush at the start," he said.
"We're very happy with the response."
Mr Harris said he expected some sessions to have sold out by the weekend.
For more information, visit thecityslider.com.au.