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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

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Address: 452 East Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-937-4401
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Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Description: New in 2015: Thunderbird - the nation's first launched wing coaster...
New in 2015: Thunderbird - the nation's first launched wing coaster! Located in Santa Claus in southern Indiana, this theme park/water park combo offers families a great getaway with all sorts of perks. Did you ever think a theme park would give away soft drinks? And not charge for parking? Use of inner tubes in the water park is free and so is sunscreen and Wi-Fi! No wonder Consumers Digest magazine named Holiday World and Splashin' Safari the Nation's Top Value Park. With three of the world's top roller coasters (including the #1 Wooden Coaster on the Planet -- The Voyage!), A huge water park (including Mammoth, the world's longest water coaster) all kinds of live entertainment, visits with Santa, yummy food, shopping, and skill games, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari offer loads of family fun all summer long!
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Our latest visit was my daughters birthday celebration. In leui of a party, she decided she would rather camp at Lake Rudolph and visit Holiday World during Halloween Weekends. If... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our latest visit was my daughters birthday celebration. In leui of a party, she decided she would rather camp at Lake Rudolph and visit Holiday World during Halloween Weekends. If you haven't experienced camping during that time- do it! They have tent sites, RV rentals, and cabins, but we opted to "rough it". My husband and I are (somewhat) experienced... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I would of rated it 5 stars, but because the line took 2 hours long, I rated it 4 stars. I know you guys can't help the line but I really would of wanted a shorter line. Other than that, the mammoth was terrific and really lived up to its name; The Worlds Longest Water Slide.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have loved this park since I was a little child. Lots of trees for shade. Free suntan lotion and free sodas & ice tea. The water park is a blast! All the water rides. The only downfall is the wait in line during their busy season, summer. My children have gone there and their children. The staff is very... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I got there with some bodies. The park is not so big. But there are a lot of good options. Unfortunately, I wasted a lot of time in lines. A good tip is coming early!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

every year me and my husband and our seven kids and very close family goes and we have never had a problem we all love the rides and how clean the entire park is the food is very wonderful and the price we also go in oct for Halloween and just have a blast cant say nothing bad about this... More 

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Arnold, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Park is really clean and staff there is always friendly. I've been there two different times now and enjoyed going both times. Their free drinks, parking, and sunscreen are fantastic incentives for going. Price is fairly expensive, but that's expected from an amusement park nowadays. The focus seems to be on their water park, however, which is unfortunate because I'm... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This park is always clean. We love the free drinks and sunscreen. You can easily spend a day here without riding all of the rides/slides (if you also do the waterpark). If you can come on a weekday, the lines aren't quite as long. Fun for all ages!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped on a trip back home from Indianapolis and were so wonderfully surprised at this park. Great little place, not long lines. Some of the best wooden roller coasters we've ever been on in America. Free drinks, parking, and sunscreen all day. The water park was nice and we just relaxed there when the kids played in the slides.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We have been here several times and each time we are very pleased. The free soft drinks are a big plus so less money spent for that. Every year they add a new ride to the park, which is a plus as well. Staff has been helpful each time there was a question. Reasonable prices for daily attendance. If you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We went this summer and it was amazing! Bumper cars were fun, water park was really fun, food was good but not really filling, and it seemed like everyone around us including us was having a good time. Plus, there were free drinks. The only problem was that there were people who didn't look very family friendly and one guy... More 

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