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Rides for toddlers, teens and adults. FREE Soft Drinks, FREE Sunscreen and FREE Parking. Visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JustJak
,
Ironton, Missouri
via mobile
Go ever year.

Our family goes to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari every year and have been going since it was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ilr1063
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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452 E Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6152
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rides for toddlers, teens and adults. FREE Soft Drinks, FREE Sunscreen and FREE Parking. Visit Santa everyday. Themed areas include 4th of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JustJak
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the review. We hope you come see us (and Santa) again this season!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family goes to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari every year and have been going since it was Santa Claus and didn't have a water park. It is so enjoyable and there is something for everyone to do. It's so clean and easy to get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ilr1063
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad to hear that we're part of your annual plans and hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park was great! Clean and friendly staff! Free soft drinks and sunscreen! We had so much fun there and can’t wait to return!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Patricia K
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This coming year will be the 5th time my fiancé and i have drove from columbus ohio to holiday world, a tradition we have started and hope to share with our children some day! Splashing safari is probably the best water park I've ever been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Miamels
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad to hear that you all make the trip to come see us every year! For 2019, we're introducing Santa’s Merry Marketplace, with five serving stations offering varying menus, plus Candy Cane Confectionary, Sugarplum Scoop Shoppe, and the Polar Expresso.

Reviewed 13 February 2019

When we go to theme parks it is not often we really pay much attention to the cleanliness, but Holiday World was spotless. No dirty handrails or seats, nice young people walking around all day picking up and cleaning up. Not to mention the free...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank PrincetonBailey
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Thank you so much for the review! Cleanliness is one of our cornerstones and we're glad to hear that you noticed and took the time to let us know. We hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

One of the best parks for coasters anywhere!!! Everyone here is so friendly and helpful .. and of course you always get to see Santa.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank DLW3555
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thanks so much for coming to see us (and our coasters)! We hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Went for the fall fest at Holliday World. The water park of course was closed. This just meant shorter lines for everything and a discounted ticket. Our absolute favorite, hands down is the Thunderbird!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Matt W
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thanks for coming to see us during Happy Halloween Weekends. We hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 16 January 2019

This park is FANTASTIC. Everything about it is great and it has a lovely feel to it as it is not part of a corporate chain, but is family run. I love the four themed areas which are very well done. There is quite a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Hevsy
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thank you so much for all of your kind words. We hope to see you again this season!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Super clean! Very fun for all ages. Great shows for the older people (check out the Dive! Show....phenomenal!!!) Water park superb. EVERYONE is super friendly. Free drinks are awesome. Worth the drive from Louisville. I’d rather drive the hour and a half than spend the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lurfur1
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks for making the drive to come see us. We hope to see you again next season!

Reviewed 7 November 2018

This has been my favorite place since I was a child! The park is always clean and the staff is always friendly. I suggest you ride the Voyage first!!!! You will not regret going to this park! Ps: unlimited drinks are the best here!!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brenae Z
HWGuestRelations, Manager at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and coming to see us all these years. We hope to see you again in 2019!

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Kevin K
10 February 2019|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
We have souvenir towels available in several locations around the park including Safari Outpost in Splashin' Safari Plaza. We anticipate that they'll be around $19.99 each once we open for the season.
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Kevin K
10 February 2019|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
Our operating schedule is influenced by the start of the school year in our surrounding area. Once schools are back in session, we move to a weekend-only schedule. (Plus, Splashin' Safari stays open on weekends through... More
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Nomad02466255949
6 February 2019|
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Response from HWGuestRelations | Property representative |
Our hours vary depending on which weekend you're planning to visit. Be sure to visit our website and click on "Tickets & Park Info" to see the link for our hours. (Sorry, I'm not able to include a direct link here on... More
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