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“FUN!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Santa Claus
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are a family-owned theme park and water park combo located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Home of Thunderbird - America’s only launched wing roller coaster, Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, a huge water park, live entertainment, games, attractions - and Santa Claus, himself! Splashin’ Safari, ranked one of the nation’s Top Water Parks by TripAdvisor and USA Today, includes the two longest water coasters in the world, numerous family water slides, two wave pools, plus water activities for children. Both parks have been voted the World's Cleanest for more than a dozen years by the readers of Amusement Today magazine. In 2016, Guinness World Records certified Mammoth as the World's Longest Water Coaster and in 2013, TIME magazine named The Voyage the nation’s #1 wooden roller coaster. Live entertainment includes musical shows, a country band, high dive show, and Santa’s Storytime. Both parks offer guests free soft drinks, free parking, free inner tube usage, free sunscreen and free Wi-Fi. New for 2017! Firecracker is a classic Calypso ride, one of only a handful still in operation in North America.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Santa Claus, Indiana
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“FUN!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

This awesome park lives up to the advertisments! Gets much better every year!

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Thank K F
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HolidayWorldPR, Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review, 6 March 2012
With our new Mammoth water coaster, we hope to keep up that momentum - thanks for the great review!
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Evansville, Indiana
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“GREAT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

I love this place! We are so lucky it is close to home. One of the best in the country!

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HolidayWorldPR, Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review, 6 March 2012
Thanks a bunch - we appreciate your kind words!
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Evansville, Indiana
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cleanest & Friendliest Park in the USA!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

Holiday World has been voted many times over as the cleanest and friendliest park in America. It's a gem of a place with great roller coasters and a fabulous water park! It's a great place for families and thrill seekers alike. New rides are added every year. Highly recommended

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Thank Rachel W
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HolidayWorldPR, Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review, 6 March 2012
Many thanks - we appreciate you taking time to review our parks. Hope you can visit again this year and try out our new Mammoth water coaster. :)
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Terre Haute, Indiana
2 reviews
“loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

its fun kids loved the water park only thing bad was it was A little packed in the water park best time to go is in Aug. less people

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Thank jamie d
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HolidayWorldPR, Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review, 6 March 2012
Thanks so much! Our "slowest" time tends to be weekdays in May and June. Early August is usually pretty busy until schools are back in session.
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Equality, Il
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

Cleanest park you will ever find! Free drinks, not just soda. Shows + rides, makes a great day!

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Thank Tamcrest
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HolidayWorldPR, Director of Communications at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review, 6 March 2012
Thanks very much - our staff works hard to keep our parks clean. We're so glad it shows!
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