Thursday, November 30, 2023

WhiteWater West Headed to Lotte World With $22 Million of Aquatic Fun

Richmond, Canada — Lotte World, known as the world’s largest indoor theme park in Seoul, South Korea, has just signed the largest contract in the waterpark industry with WhiteWater to open a new waterpark to be located in Kimhae, near Busan, South Korea.

The $22 million contract specifies that WhiteWater will engineer, manufacture and install 100% of the waterpark’s indoor and outdoor attractions. Lotte World Waterpark is anticipated to be completed in May 2013.
This exciting project will feature a thrilling array of waterslides including two MEGAtubeTM rides: the new Family RattlerTM and Family PythonTM, the legendary Family BoomerangoTM, AquaLoopTM, AbyssTM, an 8-Lane WhizzardTM, Family Raft Ride, Dueling Master Blasters® as well as Speed Slides and Body Slides.  

In addition to waterslides, Lotte World Waterpark will also offer a 115 foot (35 meter) pneumatic Surf Wave pool, a smaller, indoor 60 foot (18 meter) Family Wave pool, a FlowRider® Double and two AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive play structures – an AquaPlay Giant RainFortressTM and an AquaPlayTM AP1050, both featuring large tipping buckets. Lotte World Waterpark will also showcase some of WhiteWater’s finest custom theming with complex custom-designed Polynesian themed waterslides, AquaPlayTM structures, towers and much more.

WhiteWater’s CEO, Geoff Chutter is delighted to announce this contract stating, “WhiteWater is thrilled to have been chosen as the supplier and manufacturer for Lotte World Waterpark. This project will be a wonderful showcase of WhiteWater’s signature attractions and we are proud to be part of such an industry leading project”.  


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, 500+ employees and 16 offices worldwide. WhiteWater specializes in signature waterslides, AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive structures, wave-generating equipment, FlowRider® stationary surfing machines, Prime PlayTM active play attractions and Family Adventure Parks, and our newest innovation AquaCourse, 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 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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