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Address: 452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
Phone Number: +1 812-937-4401
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 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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Best Hidden-Gem EVER!

This is my favorite amusement park to go to. With the great rides, free soft drinks, amazing shows, and great staff this park is amazing. Another great thing about this park is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my favorite amusement park to go to. With the great rides, free soft drinks, amazing shows, and great staff this park is amazing. Another great thing about this park is that you buy one ticket and get admission to a giant theme park and waterpark! I would recommend this to anyone who is thinking about going. Great for... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thunderbird!!! Wow, I love roller coasters! and this is the smoothest, most thrilling roller coaster that I've ever ridden. Zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds - wow!! Then you coast to the end. It's an amazing ride of spirals, some with negative G force, and loops. It's the closest I'll ever be to flying in a fighter jet. Holiday World... More 

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

Thank you very much! It's exciting to hear you had a wonderful flight on Thunderbird. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Murfreesboro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best water park I've visited in IN, KY or TN. Tons of slides & rides. We go here almost annually. Been taking my daughter since she's been about 5 (now 12). Kids have as much fun as my wife and me. Seriously, you have to try Mammoth and Wildebeast. Rest of the park is decent. Thunderbird is... 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 have enjoyed visiting our parks over the years. We appreciate knowing there is something for all ages, and you find our employees friendly. Come back and see us again soon! More 

greenwood
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Holiday World since 1994. They only had 2 water slides at the time. It was a great place for a reasonable price. After visiting this time we can't afford to come back. Other parks in the area of me offer much better discount tickets, more rides and a lot better food prices. Disappointing since for many... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We will pass it along. If you would like to speak to someone about your visit, please email us at fun -at- holiday world.com and include your email address. Wherever you choose to visit in the future, we hope you have fun! More 

Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I go here every year. Love the waterpark!!! It is actually closer for us to go to Six Flags St. Louis but we choose to go the extra distance to come to Holiday World.

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

Thank you very much for your kind words! We're delighted you and your son have enjoyed many fun-filled visits to our parks over the years. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in July 2016....nice park and a fairly large crowd. The park seems to have something for everybody to do. Interesting to see different Holidays throughout the park. I enjoyed that aspect. Cant beat the free parking, drinks etc.

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

Thank you! It's wonderful to hear you had a great time during your visit. If you visit us again in the future, we recommend visiting our Insider Tips page on our website for tips on the best times to visit. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely clean, friendly, and quick lines. Haven't been in a few years since moving away to Knoxville, but travel here from Bowling Green regularly now.

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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 have lots of fun when visiting our parks. Come back and see us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to many amusement parks around the US and this one was above average. The rides were great, the staff was friendly and focused on safety, the place was well organized and lines were not long. I thought the Holiday theme was adorable and there were a lot of things for young kids to do. My kids are... More 

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

Thank you very much! We're delighted you and your family had a great time visiting our parks. We appreciate knowing there was something for all ages to enjoy and found our employees friendly. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Glassboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family run park in southern Indiana is just a great place to take your family for the day or two. The cleanliness of this park along with the friendliness of the employees really go along way in making this park a great family destination. A great collection of rides, attractions and roller coasters, free sunscreen and free drinks during... More 

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

Thanks so much! It's wonderful to hear you enjoy visiting our parks with your family. We're so glad there is something for all ages to experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Evansville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Holiday World for many years. We live near there, and make one or two trips per season. This is a high quality park, beautiful, well kept, great landscaping and very very clean. The management team is always adding world class rides. Not near a major city but worth the effort.

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

Thank you very much! It's exciting to hear you have enjoyed visiting our parks over the years. Come back and see us again soon! More 

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