Thursday, September 21, 2023
Array Names Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari #1 Water Park

SANTA CLAUS, Indiana USA.—–According to the world’s largest travel website, the nation’s top water park is Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari. released their “Top 10 Water Parks in the U.S.” list, with the Santa Claus, Indiana, park in the number-one spot.

In a news release , lauded Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari for “aquatic delights” such as Wildebeest water coaster as well as the park’s free soft drinks and sunscreen. The release included a quote from a traveler’s review posted on TripAdvisor: “This was the most clean and organized park we have ever been to.”

“This is huge,” says Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari president Dan Koch. “Our country has so many excellent water parks; it’s humbling to be declared the best.” The 27-acre water park includes multiple wave pools, rivers, children’s water-play areas, family raft rides, plus Wildebeest water coaster. A second water coaster – Mammoth – will open next May.

Here is TripAdvisor’s “Top 10 Water Parks” list:
1. Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana
2. Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Florida
3. Noah’s Ark Water Park, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
4. Morey’s Piers, Wildwood, New Jersey
5. Kahuna Laguna, North Conway, New Hampshire
6. Water Country USA, Williamsburg, Virginia
7. NRH20 Waterpark, North Richland Hills, Texas
8. Adventureland, Des Moines, Iowa
9. Aquatica (SeaWorld’s Waterpark), Orlando, Florida
10. Wild Water & Wheels, Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are open daily through August 16 and then most weekends through October 9. Visit or call 1-877-Go-Family.

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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