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WhiteWater West Experiences Strong Summer in Europe

Georgia’s Aqua-Lazika Waterpark is host to the world’s first Family Rattler 

Richmond, Canada — Summer 2012 was a very busy one for WhiteWater. “WhiteWater has noticed renewed growth in waterpark cultivation in Europe”, states Sean Hinton, VP of Business Development for Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa. “We recently opened an office in Barcelona to address this growth and we look forward to bringing some original, innovative attractions to the European market.”

An Egyptian themed AquaPlay RainFortress
at La Plaja Acua Park

Three recent waterparks openings in Eastern Europe include:

Aqua – Lazika, Georgia – Featuring breathtaking views of the Black Sea, Aqua – Lazika in Anaklia, Georgia recently opened with the country’s president on hand to celebrate the special occasion. The waterpark debuted the world’s first Family RattlerTM, the only ConstrictorTM in the region, as well as a host of other WhiteWater attractions.

Donetsk Waterpark, Ukraine – Donetsk Waterpark is the largest retractable aluminum-domed indoor waterpark in the world at 86 feet (26 m) high and has an area of 61,000 ft2 (5,667 m2). One of the highlights of this project is the first Triple ChargerTM. The newest innovation in Inner-Tube waterslides, the patented Triple ChargerTM offers 3 twisting inner-tubes that nest together to form a distinctive Bowl shape. The Triple ChargerTM allows riders to challenge each other to a thrilling race through a series of exciting twists and turns and because of its unique configuration, it features increased throughput and a compact footprint.

La Plaja Acua Park, Romania – Deemed the “Land of Fun” with an adventurous explorer theme, Divertiland Park is an entertainment complex which recently completed its first phase with an amusement park and a waterpark. The waterpark, La Plaja Acua Park, spans 430,556 ft2 (40,000 m2) and features something for everyone. The AquaPlay RainFortressTM is the highlight of this waterpark; with its detailed Egyptian theming and its gigantic tipping bucket, it creates quite an adventure for families to discover together.

For more information on WhiteWater, “The ORIGINAL Waterpark & Attractions Company,” and its innovative products, please visit www.whitewaterwest.com.

About WhiteWater West
Established in 1980, WhiteWater is the global leader in waterpark design, engineering, manufacturing and installation, with more than 30 years of award-winning expertise, 4000 projects completed, 550+ employees and 19 offices worldwide.

WhiteWater specializes in signature waterslides, AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive structures, wave-generating equipment, FlowRider® stationary surfing machines, Prime Play active family attractions, Hopkins Rides, and our newest innovation AquaCourseTM, the only interactive aquatic ropes course in the industry. Our markets include indoor and outdoor waterparks, hotels and resorts, amusement and theme parks, cruise ships, specialty markets and parks and recreational aquatic facilities.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
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, ThemedReality.com 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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