Monday, January 5, 2009

Wild Adventures 2009 Announcement

Wild Adventures Theme Park has released the full details of their 2009 expansion program. The Georgia Theme Park will focus attention on updating their Splash Island Water Park.

According to the park, “We are totally renovating and improving what has been one of the finest and most popular waterparks in the entire region, with new theming, new facilities, additional seating and shade structures and a new water ride adventure guests won’t believe.”

"When guests enter Splash Island they will step into a Polynesian paradise with an all-new water ride, revamped restaurant called Surfside Cafe, expanded locker facilities and more shaded areas. Splash Island is a totally re-themed water park with additions and improvements to enhance guests’ tropical experience. “We wanted to bring a little of the Polynesian tropical feel and adventure to the area.”

Artistic sketch of the new market-style restaurant

The big new attraction in the area will be the Wahee Cyclone, a Proslide Tornado ride. 4 riders per clover-leaf tube will "plummet through an enclosed tube in complete darkness then free-fall into a huge funnel that rockets riders up one side and down the other until the riders are deposited through the end of the funnel."

General Manager Bob Montgomery stands in front of several pieces for the new water thrill ride, the Wahee Cyclone

Projected opening date for Splash Island is Saturday, March 28, 2009. Passport holders will be able to catch a sneak peek of the new Wahee Cyclone and re-themed water park March 21. As in the past, Splash Island is FREE with park admission. Wild Adventures Theme Park opens Saturday, March 14, 2009.