Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are set to invest $6.5 million in new projects in 2013, including a new water-slide complex and misters throughout both parks.
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Park President Dan Koch says, “We’re adding four new in-the-dark water slides in a complex called RhinoBlaster. The longest slide is 350 feet and includes a half-pipe element - similar to our Zinga water ride – for a really cool back-and-forth skate-boarding effect.”
In Splashin’ Safari, ranked as the nation’s #1 water park by TripAdvisor.com, the Pilgrims Plunge shoot-the-chute ride will be incorporated into the water park and renamed Giraffica.
“We’re not moving the ride, just the park boundary,” says Koch. “Splashin’ Safari’s entrance will also be expanded and we’re adding a new style of lockers. This is part of our ongoing effort to improve our guests’ experience here at the park.”
Other projects schedules for 2013 include:
- Expansion of Happy Halloween Weekends to include six weekends
- After-dark light show for summer nights
- 20 additional cabanas
- Misters and fans throughout both parks
- More shade structures and seating
Holiday World will be open October 27 and 28 for the final weekend of Happy Halloween Weekends.