Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks officials announced upcoming changes and additions for 2022.
According to Joe Eck, chief operating officer of Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks, “We are so excited for all of these changes happening at our resort. We know our guests are going to love them and we can’t wait for everyone to be able to experience them.”
Wild West Waterpark Renovations
The Wild West Waterpark will be undergoing a major renovation starting in late spring 2022 with an expected full completion by late fall 2022. Once completed, the waterpark will have two new slides and a new Wild West themed multi-level play and spray structure, among many other improvements. One of the new slides will be a two-lane dueling tube ride while the other will be a two-lane dueling, head-first mat racer. Both slides will feature translucent slide effects as well as multiple “rally points” where riders will be able to see their competition as they dash down the slides.
The resort’s Fantastic Voyage and Black Hole slides currently in the Wild West will remain.
Guest Room Renovations
The resort is also planning complete room renovations to all of its 446 guest rooms at the Wilderness Hotel. Among the planned changes, the rooms will be getting new paint, carpet, flooring, countertops, furniture, artwork and televisions. Renovations will begin in April and will be completed in late 2022.
New Films at Take Flight Theater
In January, Take Flight unveiled Flight of Aloha. The film showcases the historical significance of the Valley Isle while highlighting its natural beauty. It reveals untouched and remote destinations all captured in the highest definition.
For summer, the resort will be unveiling World Flight, which will take people on a journey flying over and around some the world’s most noteworthy locations. It will include the London Eye and Tower Bridge; the Sydney Harbor in Australia, the Parthenon and Colosseum in Rome, Reykjavik in Iceland, the Matterhorn in the Alps and Big Sur on the California coastline.
Sensory enhancements like wind, motion seats and scents round off the immersive elements of both of these films.
MISSION MARS: New DOA Room Coming Summer 2022
Presented by DOA Room Escape, MISSION: MARS will take participants on a journey to Mars to recover the 2004 NASA Rover Opportunity’s memory box and to repair the rover (which has gone silent since 2018). Participants will have just 30 minutes to complete the challenge before a solar storm arrives.
The new room escape will be geared toward all adventure seekers ages 5 to 99. It will be replacing The Circus room experience.