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Address: 452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
Phone Number: +1 812-937-4401
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 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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Awesome theme park

Many reviews on here are negative and I can attest that they are wrong. They are nit picking and just wanna complain about something. We visited on Saturday August 26th 2016, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rick W
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many reviews on here are negative and I can attest that they are wrong. They are nit picking and just wanna complain about something. We visited on Saturday August 26th 2016, and could not have been happier with our visit. The park is clean, well maintained, friendly and economical. Typical theme park food but at reasonable rates. Park staff was... More 

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Thank Rick W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our trip was actually a few years ago.. I would highly recommend Holiday World and Lake Rudolph next door!!! We had our last camping trip hoorah a few years years ago and while there sadly a bad storm came through and we lost our tent and some other stuff but going to Holiday World and seeing my girls and their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love Holiday World and come every year! Love the free perks and a great family park. Very clean. October is always a fun time to come too

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Thank Megan T
Mooresville, Indiana
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited this wonderful amusement park in 2011 while on vacation in Indiana. This park is very well maintained, clean and has a wonderful staff. We met Pat Koch, the matriarch of the family and, I believe, the President of the company at the time. She was very personable and very approachable.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited Holiday World for the first time with my family in early August, on a Thursday. The drive was very pleasant and easy. I purchased tickets online and received a $5 discount per person. The rides were good, there was a variety of roller coasters, spinning rides, dropping rides, and slower ones. The kids enjoyed the roller coasters. I... More 

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Thank TravelerS615
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much! It's exciting to hear you and your family had a great time during your first visit to our parks. We appreciate knowing you enjoyed your lunch at Plymouth Rock Café, and the balloons that were handed out to celebrate our 70th Birthday. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a big amusement park fan. I've been to over 80 parks around the world and been on more than 400 different roller coasters. Holiday World is my favorite park and has my two favorite roller coasters (Voyage, Legend). That's pretty high praise, but it is well deserved. This is a charming park that is small enough to care,... More 

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

Thank you very much! It's wonderful to hear you have lots of fun when visiting our parks and enjoy riding our roller coasters. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Ballwin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is wonderful. You get free parking and free sunscreen and free soft drinks. Rides are incredible. Especially loved the water park. Great for a grandparent!! Thanks Holiday World. Keep on rocking!

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

Thanks so much! We're delighted you had a wonderful visit to our parks with your family. It's exciting to hear you enjoyed both parks, and there was something for all ages. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Woodlawn, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful day at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari. The park is very well maintained and very clean. Everyone we dealt with was super nice and very professional. Lunch was in Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock Cafe and it was delicious. We helped ourselves to both the free drinks and the free sunscreen. We spent most of our time... More 

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

Thank you very much! We're so glad you had a fun-filled visit to our parks. We appreciate knowing found everything to be clean, and you enjoyed your lunch at Plymouth Rock Café. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Marion, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This may as well be a review just for the Holiday World park. If not so darn hot, this would've been an even better experience, but it was still a fun time. The Turkey Whirl is the ride I recommend most for people who don't get dizzy easily. The free drinks are a big plus, especially in the heat. I... More 

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Thank Frank S
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 to our parks. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

heart of bluegrass
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited HW for years and are never disappointed. The free drinks and friendly service is always exceptional. This time was no different. However this time I noticed a few things that bothered me. First were the chairs and loungers in splashing safari They were dirty and molded and needed a good cleaning. It was gross. I also noticed... 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 this along. More 

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