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Address: 452 East Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-937-4401
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is a family-owned theme park and water...

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari is a family-owned theme park and water park combo, located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, live entertainment, games and attractions. Thunderbird, the nation's first launched wing coaster, has been featured on the Travel Channel, HGTV, and in USA Today. TIME magazine named Holiday World's Voyage the nation's #1 wooden roller coaster. Splashin' Safari, rated the nation's third Best Waterpark by TripAdvisor, includes the two longest water coasters in the world - Mammoth and Wildebeest - plus numerous family raft slides and water slides, two wave pools, and water activities for children. Consumers Digest magazine has twice named Holiday World the Nation's Top Value Park: Both parks provide guests with free soft drinks, free parking, free inner-tube usage, free sunscreen and free Wi-Fi.

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Clean, friendly family fun. Many rides as well as the places were you stand in line were uncomfortably small or impossible for my tall and broad boyfriend. Food seems to be lower... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Effingham, Illinois
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Effingham, Illinois
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16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Clean, friendly family fun. Many rides as well as the places were you stand in line were uncomfortably small or impossible for my tall and broad boyfriend. Food seems to be lower quality and more expensive than when I was here several years ago.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

VERY Family friendly and convenient. Free parking and drinks make it easy to just relax and have fun. Lines are well managed and there is a ton of emphasis on keeping it family friendly.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife, and our two daughters, aged 8 and 12, spent two days at Holiday work in July 2016. We spent much of the first day in the extensive water park, and we had a great time. The water coasters were unique and quite a lot of fun. The only caveat in the water park is that there's a section... More 

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Thank cab3
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're so glad you and your family had a wonderful two-day visit to our parks. We appreciate knowing you enjoyed attractions in both parks and found everything to be clean. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For family fun you can't go wrong with Holiday World. Free parking, free drinks, and free sunscreen, how can you beat that?! The rides are great, Thunderbird is the best!!

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Thank Kamila M
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you! We're delighted you had a great time during your visit. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lafayette
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love Holiday World. We have been 5 times now. We've made it a yearly tradition since 2011. For the past 3 yrs we have made it a meeting point for a yearly family get together. There is something for everyone. This year we had kids ranging from 18months to 13. Everyone has a blast. There are rides from kiddie... More 

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Thank gcs1387
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! It's wonderful to hear your family has enjoyed visiting our parks over the years. We appreciate knowing there is something for all ages to experience, and your cabana served as a great meeting spot for your family. We look forward to your future visits! More 

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to come rain or shine. They have two parks for the price of one and is super family friendly! Young and old will enjoy!

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Thank Oscarspurplemom
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're so glad you have lots of fun when visiting our parks, and we appreciate knowing there is something for all ages to enjoy while you are here. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Petersburg, Illinois
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love holiday world! Even though we had storm warnings and straight line winds! We did enjoy the time we had there. Very clean! Great free drinks! Loved the water park! Biggest I have ever been to!

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Thank madelynne1
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! It's exciting to hear you had a wonderful visit despite the weather. We appreciate knowing you enjoyed your time in Splashin' Safari and found both parks to be clean. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting Holiday World for years and while we miss seeing Will and Pat, it is still family friendly and worth the price of admission. Great people, rides and entertainment.

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Thank Michelle M
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you! We're delighted you have enjoyed visiting our parks over the years. We look forward to your future visits! More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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122 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Holiday World stands the test of time as the best regional amusement park in the United States. Period. They're best because of a combination of attributes: The rides, the food, the value, and especially the friendly staff. If you go - and you should - here's some pointers: - Arrive early! Crowds build after opening, so check the opening time... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much! It's wonderful to hear you had lots of fun during your visit. We're delighted you enjoyed the food and attractions. We hope to see you again soon! More 

McEwen, Tennessee
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Holiday World is a nice and clean park, drinks and sunscreen are free all day, the employees are friendly. There are rides for small children and older thrill-seekers. The water rides are great. You can rent lockers so you don't have to carry your stuff around and eating inside the park is not too expensive or you could bring food.... More 

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HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your visit to our parks. We appreciate knowing there was something for all ages to experience, and you found our employees friendly. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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