S. Ind.'s Holiday World plans new water slide ride

Associated Press Published: October 23, 2012
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SANTA CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana amusement park is building a new water slide attraction in which riders will go through several twists inside dark tubes.

Officials at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari announced plans Tuesday for the new RhinoBlaster ride as part of $6.5 million in projects planned ahead of the park's 2013 season. The new water slide will have four tubes following different routes, with the longest going 350 feet with a large outdoor half-pipe style section.

Other projects planned at the park in Santa Claus include 20 additional cabanas, more misters and fans and added shade structures and seating

The park about 35 miles east of Evansville has drawn more than 1 million visitors during recent summer seasons.


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