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Address: 452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
Phone Number:
+1 812-937-4401
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Wed 01:00 - 01:01
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is a family-owned theme park and water...

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is a family-owned theme park and water park combo, located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, live entertainment, games and attractions. Thunderbird, the nation's first launched wing coaster, has been featured on the Travel Channel, HGTV, and in USA Today. TIME magazine named Holiday World's Voyage the nation's #1 wooden roller coaster. Splashin' Safari, rated the nation's third Best Waterpark by TripAdvisor, includes the two longest water coasters in the world - Mammoth and Wildebeest - plus numerous family raft slides and water slides, two wave pools, and water activities for children. Consumers Digest magazine has twice named Holiday World the Nation's Top Value Park: Both parks provide guests with free soft drinks, free parking, free inner-tube usage, free sunscreen and free Wi-Fi.

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Great for family fun!

I have gone to Holiday World many times over the years. After having been to more expensive amusement parks, they still remain my favorite. I love that the family that runs the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Santa Claus, Indiana
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Santa Claus, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have gone to Holiday World many times over the years. After having been to more expensive amusement parks, they still remain my favorite. I love that the family that runs the park cares about their patrons and offers free drinks to stay hydrated in the heat, free sunscreen to prevent sunburns, and free parking. I also love that it... More 

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Thank mariafrau2016
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much - we're delighted you and your family have a great time when visiting our parks! We appreciate knowing you experience something new each time your visit, and there is something for each member of your family to enjoy. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Holiday World with the family for over 30 years. The park grow's every year! We have always loved the family friendly atmosphere and cleanliness of the park. The unlimited free soft drinks is also a nice bonus. We highly recommend visiting the park!

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Thank Heath-Sheridan F
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We're so glad you and your family have created lasting memories together during your visits to our parks over the past 30 years. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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210 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This recreation place offers it's customers with numbers of themes. From the Christmas, Thanksgiving etc. they also has several roller coasters and one new attraction. For those who are an adrenaline junkies, this may be the place for you and for those who love the family atmosphere- this place also has lots too offer. The only drawback is this place... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we will pass it along. We appreciate knowing you enjoy our four roller coasters and visiting our parks with your family. Thanks again! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times and always enjoy my time there. So much to do. So many attractions. Great place for adults and children.

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Thank trade24one
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! It's wonderful to hear you have enjoyed many fun-filled visits to our parks over the years. We appreciate knowing there is something for all members of your family to experience while you are here. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Owensboro, KY
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Such a fun, clean park! Admission includes free soft drinks which is a big money saver! Free parking too! Lots of rides for all ages! This park is in a super small town yet only a short drive from interstate 64 between Louisville, KY and Evansville, IN.

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Thank kellyf832
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're delighted you had a wonderful time visiting our parks, and there was something for all ages to enjoy while you were here. We hope to see you again in 2017! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I took my 3 sons to visit on the last day of the season. I had heard it was clean and had great customer service.....and it surpassed my expectations in both of those areas. However, the ride experience left a little to be desired. Granted, since it was the end of October, the water park wasn't open. However, there are... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we will pass this along. We're happy to hear you found our park clean and employees friendly. Thanks again. More 

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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Actually visited the park on Aug 2015.... Cost per person was 40+ $... however all the soft drinks are free... food also not much expensive... great attractions available, 4 roller coasters.. my favorite one is Thunder bolt... one of the fastest roller coaster in the world... water parks are also exciting... There were drawbacks also like highly crowded... huge queues... More 

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Thank Sunimal R
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you - we're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our parks. We look forward to your future visits! More 

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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Holiday World last Sunday. As most people say park was very clean staff was nice and helpful. Free drinks were a plus. We have a 13 and a 14 year old and after 5 hours they were ready to go. Park is geared a little more towards the younger kids. We still had a good time and would return... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we will pass this along. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Radcliff
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went there for the first time on 11/30 with my daughter and 4 yo granddaughter everyone had a great time. There were numerous rides that the 4 yo could ride by herself and she enjoyed that. The lines were short enough that she could reride several times if she wanted. We did the corn maze and other fall activities. What... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're so glad you had a great time during your first visit. We appreciate knowing there were numerous rides your granddaughter enjoyed riding, and you found our employees friendly. We hope to see you again soon! More 

New Albany
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We went to HW on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend this year! It was busy, but the lines were all reasonable! I grew up going to cedar point, and while the roller coasters aren't quite the same, this park is so much more family friendly! Very clean!!!

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Thank Jennab1975
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much - it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit over Labor Day Weekend! We appreciate knowing there was something for all ages, and you found everything to be clean. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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