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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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good spot for about 3-4 hours

T be honest it was very hot, unexpectedly, when we were there. It seemed like the lines were long... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
2cajun
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Nashville, Tennessee
Great Value

I take a group every year the first weekend of Holiday World's fall pricing. The lines are short... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DaleS820
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Cottontown, Tennessee
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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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“free sunscreen” (358 reviews)
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“theme park” (175 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 3 days ago

T be honest it was very hot, unexpectedly, when we were there. It seemed like the lines were long for off season. The coasters were good. The food was meh, and long lines for that also. Perhaps better when water park open to cool off.

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

We hope you still enjoyed your time with us in the park. I'll be sure to get your feedback passed along to our management team. If you have other comments you'd like to pass along, you can email them to comments@holidayworld.com Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take a group every year the first weekend of Holiday World's fall pricing. The lines are short and the temp is usually pretty low. My group had a great time. Definitely recommend. They need more shade, but a great park. Free drinks!! Nothing more...More

Thank DaleS820
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for making us a part of your fall traditions. We hope you keep coming back to see us for years to come!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The nice, no, very nice, staff at Holiday World could be their strongest characteristic. But, the roller coasters would have to take the top spot. Amazing. The water park is fantastic, too. However, they could staff it a bit more aggressively to keep the lines...More

Thank Pro698
HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting and all the kind words. We hope you come back and see us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 12 September 2017

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 12 September 2017

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 12 September 2017

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

Reviewed 9 September 2017

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

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HWGuestRelations, Public Relations Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

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

Reviewed 8 September 2017 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 8 September 2017

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

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Melinda C
15 October 2017|
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Response from HolidayWorldPR | Property representative |
Whenever you have a concern during a visit, you're welcome to stop by Guest Relations to speak with a member of management. They can check on ride status and fill you in. After the fact, please send an email to the... More
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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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