Friday, October 22, 2021

Aquasplash Waterpark Expands in 2011


ISTANBUL, TURKEY – Aqua Splash Waterpark, part of Marineland Espace, located on the French Riviera near Antibes, Juan Les Pins, France added a signature waterslide and a new kids water play ground. The expansion was completed in April 2011 and the park opened on June 11th.

Polin supplied a signature ride, Hybrid Dragero waterslide, and kids’ water play area which is rich in kid-focused water play features.The new kids water play area hosts an Octopus Slide, Mini Pirate Slide, Cobra Slide, Penguin Shower, Giraffe Shower, Mini Octopus Slide and an Obstacle Track, which is a new game by Polin to increase activity in the pool area.


The new head-first mat racer ride with a dynamic multi-color combination, Hybrid Dragero is 150 meter long and is especially designed for Aquasplash. It is a sophisticated, thrilling, high-capacity waterslide starting with three high speed multiracer lanes that feature a big drop, an uphill ride route and transforming into enclosed aqua tube slides and ending in an aqua catch.

The park managers add that due to the new additions, the guest numbers increased 15-18% compared to the same period of time last year in spite of rainy weather conditions.

More on Aquasplash:

  • Park name: Aquasplash
  • Owners: Parques Reunidos
  • Admission prices: adult € 25 / children €20
  • Park Hours: 7 days a week/ 10:00 a.m. to 19:00 p.m.
  • Dates open: Between 11 June-September 4 everyday 
  • Size/Acres: 42000 m2 
  • Capacity: 5000 people 
  • Clientele: 40% local 60% tourist

Martin Palicki
Martin Palicki owns and publishes InPark Magazine. Started in 2004, InPark Magazine provides owners and operators the perspective from "in"side the "park." Martin has also written for publications like Sound & Communications, Lighting & Sound America, Attractions Management and others. Martin has been featured in Time Magazine, CNN.com and Folio. Martin lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

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