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Address: 452 East Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-937-4401
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Wed 01:00 - 01:01
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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Fun! Fun! Fun!

Such a fun, clean park! Admission includes free soft drinks which is a big money saver! Free parking too! Lots of rides for all ages! This park is in a super small town yet only a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
kellyf832
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Owensboro, KY
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Owensboro, KY
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fun, clean park! Admission includes free soft drinks which is a big money saver! Free parking too! Lots of rides for all ages! This park is in a super small town yet only a short drive from interstate 64 between Louisville, KY and Evansville, IN.

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Thank kellyf832
HolidayWorldPR, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're delighted you had a wonderful time visiting our parks, and there was something for all ages to enjoy while you were here. We hope to see you again in 2017! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 3 sons to visit on the last day of the season. I had heard it was clean and had great customer service.....and it surpassed my expectations in both of those areas. However, the ride experience left a little to be desired. Granted, since it was the end of October, the water park wasn't open. However, there are... 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. We're happy to hear you found our park clean and employees friendly. Thanks again. More 

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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually visited the park on Aug 2015.... Cost per person was 40+ $... however all the soft drinks are free... food also not much expensive... great attractions available, 4 roller coasters.. my favorite one is Thunder bolt... one of the fastest roller coaster in the world... water parks are also exciting... There were drawbacks also like highly crowded... huge queues... More 

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

Thank you - we're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our parks. We look forward to your future visits! More 

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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Holiday World last Sunday. As most people say park was very clean staff was nice and helpful. Free drinks were a plus. We have a 13 and a 14 year old and after 5 hours they were ready to go. Park is geared a little more towards the younger kids. We still had a good time and would return... 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. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Radcliff
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for the first time on 11/30 with my daughter and 4 yo granddaughter everyone had a great time. There were numerous rides that the 4 yo could ride by herself and she enjoyed that. The lines were short enough that she could reride several times if she wanted. We did the corn maze and other fall activities. What... More 

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

Thank you very much! We're so glad you had a great time during your first visit. We appreciate knowing there were numerous rides your granddaughter enjoyed riding, and you found our employees friendly. We hope to see you again soon! More 

New Albany
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went to HW on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend this year! It was busy, but the lines were all reasonable! I grew up going to cedar point, and while the roller coasters aren't quite the same, this park is so much more family friendly! Very clean!!!

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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 enjoyed your visit over Labor Day Weekend! We appreciate knowing there was something for all ages, and you found everything to be clean. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Winchester, IN
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87 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been here twice, before having kids. At the time, we said it would be a great park to take small children to. This time, we took our four and six year olds with us. They had a ball! The park is still as immaculately clean as I remember. The free drinks are still available all... More 

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

Thank you very much! We're so glad you and your children had a great time during their first visit to our park. We appreciate knowing you enjoyed our Lights Out! show and found the park to be clean. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

St. Charles, Mo
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went here for my sons 12th birthday and had a great time. We drove 3 hours from St. Louis and it was worth it. The park is very clean. Lines move quickly and employees were friendly and helpful. The free soda and free parking are awesome features! The only complaint that any of us had was the food. It... More 

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

Happy Birthday to your son - we're delighted you had lots of fun celebrating his special day with us! Thank you for your feedback. We will certainly pass this along to our Foods department. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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150 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Halloween weekend festivities. As with all theme parks we always feel like if they had a little more staff things might run more smoothly an extra person to help small children on and off the rides in the kids part and additional help at the Food Service locations would have made our trip fantastic overall still... 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 to our Foods and Attractions departments. We're delighted you enjoyed the rest of your visit and hope to see you again soon! More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a great place to go for family fun. Admission tickets are reasonably priced and it's pretty easy to find a coupon to make them even more reasonable! The park is clean and all the employees are friendly and happy to be there. I love they offer free Pepsi products throughout the park. After coming off of some of... 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 had a great time during your visit! We appreciate knowing you found our employees friendly and we able to create lasting memories together as family. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon! More 

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