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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 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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This was our first visit to Holiday World, but I don't think it will be our last. There is a great collection of rides including some excellent coasters, interestingly-themed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Knoxville, TN
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Knoxville, TN
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133 reviews 133 reviews
37 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This was our first visit to Holiday World, but I don't think it will be our last. There is a great collection of rides including some excellent coasters, interestingly-themed flat rides (loved the turkey-themed Tilt-A-Whirl), and a cute shooter dark ride. The holiday-themed lands are all done fairly well - they could use a little more theming, but in general... More 

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Eldorado, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Holiday World in Santa Clause Indiana is the best themepark overall, for Value, Rides, Free Soda all day, Good Shows.

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New Haven, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is the third time that our family has visited over the years. We have had a great time each visit. There are people in our family who love roller coasters and there are those who don't. Both groups found plenty to do for the day. The roller coaster fans liked all the roller coasters but their favorites were the... More 

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Chrisney, Indiana, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I visited the park with my nephew and his family. Free drinks, sunscreen and you can register your kids so if they are lost they can contact you. This park is clean and very friendly and much less expensive than Disney World. There is something for everyone. There are rides for adults as well as the smaller visitors. The entertainment... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We've been going to Holiday World for 13 years. Since our first trip there, we have never gone back to Six Flags. There is SO much to offer. Free soft drinks. Free sunscreen. Water misters throughout the park for the really hot days. 1 admission fee gets both parks. Food not outrageously priced. ( remember FREE soft drinks !) The... More 

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Flora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had made arrangements earlier this year but had forgotten that we were going to Holiday World until a few days before we decided to plan. We went online and found they were in fact open on Thursday. We purchased our tickets online and were able to receive a discount. We arrived to see several school buses and got a... More 

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Effingham, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was a family mini vacation and everyone really, really enjoyed our visit here!!! We rode rides in Holiday World first. After we had lunch, we headed to Splashin' Safari. We got a cabana, which was really nice. Then everyone headed for their favorite water ride or slide. We stayed until Splashin' Safari closed for the day. Yes, I would... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There should be more rides that have themes but I did enjoy the free soft drinks. Also tix online yes because they are cheaper.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I'm 12 and my family has been taking me to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari every year since I was 3. And from experience, I can definitely say that Holiday World is the best theme park I've ever been to. It's very convenient, it has free soft drinks and sunscreen and it's near Lake Rudolph, the campground my family stays... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Holiday World and Splash'n Safari is a great family theme park. It's extremely clean and they have free soft drinks! My favorite part is the water park. Our favorite ride has to be the mammoth, the water roller coaster. Plan on spending the whole day here there is a lot to do! We plan on returning every summer!!!

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