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WhiteWater Off to Strong 2014 in Asia

Richmond, BC, Canada (July 29, 2014) — WhiteWater is pleased to announce that it has successfully installed over thirty new attractions in Asia in first half 2014.

Tianmu Lake Wave Pool (1)

Tianmu Lake Water World (天目湖水世界), Jiangsu Province, China

Located west of Shanghai, Tianmu Lake Water World is situated on the only lake in East China and is owned by the Jiangsu Tianmu Lake Tourism Company. Designed and supplied by WhiteWater, Tianmu Lake Water World is China’s top ecological waterpark and features a wide variety of exciting and unique experiences slithering off each slide tower, opened May 28, 2014. The 47,700 square meter waterpark has been integrated into the natural landscape of the area and was designed to reflect serenity and peace, inspired by the surrounding Tianmu Lake. Tianmu Lake Water World is the first waterpark of its kind that allows guests to be submerged into nature and explore the surrounding forest while enjoying the rides within the waterpark.

Tokyo Summerland Abyss (1)

Tokyo Summerland (东京夏日乐园), Tokyo, Japan
Japan’s first Abyss opened in the massive theme park, Tokyo Summerland. Located in their outdoor Adventure Lagoon waterpark, this impressive waterslide has been aptly named the DEKASLA! meaning ‘big slide’. At 24 meters high, Tokyo Summerland has illustrated their new funnel waterslide towering overs the monumental Great Buddha of Kamakura and standing taller than a 5 story building

With a 131 meter ride length, the Abyss is not only a visually impactful waterslide, but a fun and adrenaline pumping experience

Tokyo Summerland theme park covers a huge area in the Akigawa Hills in Tokyo and features an amusement park called Thrill Mountain, an indoor Adventure Dome waterpark and the outdoor Adventure Lagoon waterpark.

Nantong Adventure Kingdom Water World (南通探险王国水上乐园), Nantong, China

North of Shanghai, the most populated city in the world, is an indoor waterpark filled with WhiteWater originals. Nantong Adventure Kingdom Water World in Jiangsu Province, China offers nine iconic waterslide experiences including the world’s only looping waterslide, the AquaLoop, a children’s area, a highly themed AquaPlay structure, a family wave pool and a Double FlowRider. WhiteWater provided concept and schematic design for Nantong Water World with the waterslides and AquaPlay designed with bright colours aimed to create an enchanting adventure. The 40,000 square meter indoor waterpark maintains a constant temperature to imitate a summer’s day, all year round. Opened on June 30, this highly anticipated waterpark welcomed hundreds of visitors, both residents and tourists, ready to take the plunge and make a splash.

Chimelong Custom Wave Pool (1)

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom (长隆海洋王国), Hengqin Island, China

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom located on Hengqin Island, China will be the second waterpark built by the Chimelong Group and features the largest aquarium in the world. Chimelong Ocean Kingdom is part of the largest ecologically-themed hotel, Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel. The 353-acre park aims to represent different parts of the ocean through their seven unique aquatic-themed areas. Not only does the park have an impressive 190-foot-tall whale shark statue as its centerpiece, but was awarded five Guinness World Records for the overall aquarium size, various tank sizes and their enormous viewing windows.

WhiteWater supplied Chimelong Ocean Kingdom with products that can found with both people and animals enjoying the cool water.  A custom designed wave pool was created specifically for a marine animal exhibit and two other wave pools are in place for the entertainment of the visitors. With a variety of waterslides, an interactive AquaPlay structure and two dry attractions, WhiteWater has been selected as the Chimelong Group’s preferred supplier for all their waterpark needs.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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