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Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
+1 812-937-4401
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Love, love, love this place!!!

I am in love with Holiday World. We regularly drive almost 4 hours to go here when we have other... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DCAKdestinlove
via mobile
Awesome Park

My family and I have visited every year since 2006. The park has grown each year with new rides and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WAngel366
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Carthage
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Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are a family-owned theme park and water park combo located in Santa Claus, Indiana. Home of Thunderbird - America’s only launched wing roller coaster, Holiday World celebrates Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the 4th of July with roller coasters, family rides, a huge water park, live entertainment, games, attractions - and Santa Claus, himself! Splashin’ Safari, ranked one of the nation’s Top Water Parks by TripAdvisor and USA Today, includes the two longest water coasters in the world, numerous family water slides, two wave pools, plus water activities for children. Both parks have been voted the World's Cleanest for more than a dozen years by the readers of Amusement Today magazine. In 2016, Guinness World Records certified Mammoth as the World's Longest Water Coaster and in 2013, TIME magazine named The Voyage the nation’s #1 wooden roller coaster. Live entertainment includes musical shows, a country band, high dive show, and Santa’s Storytime. Both parks offer guests free soft drinks, free parking, free inner tube usage, free sunscreen and free Wi-Fi. New for 2017! Firecracker is a classic Calypso ride, one of only a handful still in operation in North America.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“free sunscreen” (315 reviews)
“roller coasters” (221 reviews)
“theme park” (175 reviews)
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452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
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+1 812-937-4401
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am in love with Holiday World. We regularly drive almost 4 hours to go here when we have other amusement parks much closer to home. Holiday World is the perfect size Park. Not too overwhelming in size but has so much to do! Having...More

Thank DCAKdestinlove
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for all of those kind words. We hope you continue making your way to Holiday World to see us again for years to come!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have visited every year since 2006. The park has grown each year with new rides and shows. There's plenty to do for people of any age. There's no way to do everything in the park in one day and probably not...More

Thank WAngel366
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for all of those kind words. We hope your family keeps coming back to see us every year too!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On an impromptu trip, we hit the road to Holiday World. We've seen and heard the ads and made the trip. We were pleasantly surprised. Although the park is separated into theme/water park, the other difference is the older park/newer park. The front of the...More

Thank chrismH6426XS
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for stopping by. We hope you enjoyed your impromptu trip to come see us so much that you come back and visit again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The voyage is a must do. It was working but unfortunately 2 other coasters were not. Overall a really nice park with free unlimited sodas

Thank jimthompson2017
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We hope you still enjoyed your visit and come back to see us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough wonderful things about Holiday World! Everyone is so friendly and the park is so clean, and I LOVE that they have options for those of us who are gluten-free! Unfortunately, September is every bit as busy here as August, so we...More

Thank Heather G
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting. We hope to see you back each year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went to Holiday World on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend – me, my wife, and 3 kids (8, 5, and 5). Overall, I was pretty impressed. The park is clean, well maintained, and has plenty of rides for all age...More

2  Thank rooster3888
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a detailed review! I'll make sure to get all of your feedback passed along to our management team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The free soda and sunscreen are a great plus. The food prices are reasonable considering it's an amusement park. The admission price is also reasonable compared to other amusement parks. They have 4 roller coasters and for the most part that's it. The remaining few...More

1  Thank familytimefun
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We hope you enjoyed your time in the park. Thank you for the feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Nashville-area and made the trip to Holiday World over this Labor Day weekend based on the relatively short drive and positive reviews provided by coworkers. We spent 2-days in the park...here are the highlights: Pros 1. Free Pepsi products throughout the park...More

Thank snyderbug
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for posting such a thorough review of your visit to the park. I'll be sure to get your feedback passed along to our management team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. Keep hearing about the Halloween is a good time to go so we will be back. It rained the day we went and we discovered that it was fun to ride coasters in the rain. It was still warm out...More

Thank 966carrieg
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by. We hope to see you back during Happy Halloween Weekends!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went Sunday, August 27th. The weather was perfect and there were not large crowds of people. We're going to plan our next visit for the same time next year and hope it's a repeat. Park is always clean and free drinks. Staff was friendly....More

Thank beverlydenise70
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad to hear you all enjoyed your trip to the park. I'll be sure to get your feedback passed along to our management team as well. We'll see you next year!

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Sara M
2 September 2017|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
We don't expect exceptionally large crowds, but typically Sundays are the busiest day of the holiday weekend.
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Joel L
11 August 2017|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
In general, we don't allow food or drink to be brought into the park. For more specific information, please see the Food section of the Rules & Services page on our website (sorry, TripAdvisor won't allow links in responses).
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Joel L
11 August 2017|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
In general, we don't allow food or drink to be brought into the park. For more specific information, please see the Food section of the Rules & Services page on our website (sorry, TripAdvisor won't allow links in responses).
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