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Alton Towers Splashes out
POSTED 18 Jun 2003 . BY
Alton Towers’ new Caribbean-themed Splash Landings Hotel and integrated Cariba Creek Waterpark opened at the beginning of June.

However, the waterpark – exclusively for the use of hotel guests – was reported by visitors on the first weekend to be incomplete and suffering from teething difficulties.

Guests were told that access to the feature would be restricted to two hours and at one point the park’s 208m Master Blaster water roller coaster failed, affecting other features in the park.

A spokesperson for Alton Towers acknowledged that a few problems had been experienced, but added that the attraction was now completely operational.

Final work on the site – involving the completion of some external items and landscaping – is expected to be fully finished by 4 July.

Features of the one million gallon waterpark – in addition to the Master Blaster – include Flash Flood, The Wacky Waterworks Treehouse, Volcanic Springs, Lagoona Bay, The Little Leak and The Tipping Bucket. Details: www.altontowers.com

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Alton Towers Splashes out
POSTED 18 Jun 2003 . BY
Alton Towers’ new Caribbean-themed Splash Landings Hotel and integrated Cariba Creek Waterpark opened at the beginning of June.

However, the waterpark – exclusively for the use of hotel guests – was reported by visitors on the first weekend to be incomplete and suffering from teething difficulties.

Guests were told that access to the feature would be restricted to two hours and at one point the park’s 208m Master Blaster water roller coaster failed, affecting other features in the park.

A spokesperson for Alton Towers acknowledged that a few problems had been experienced, but added that the attraction was now completely operational.

Final work on the site – involving the completion of some external items and landscaping – is expected to be fully finished by 4 July.

Features of the one million gallon waterpark – in addition to the Master Blaster – include Flash Flood, The Wacky Waterworks Treehouse, Volcanic Springs, Lagoona Bay, The Little Leak and The Tipping Bucket. Details: www.altontowers.com

MORE NEWS
The Everyday Heritage initiative celebrates and preserves working class histories
Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
Universal announces long-awaited details of its Epic Universe, set to open in 2025
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and How to Train Your Dragon worlds to its Florida resort.
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out
A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing.
Museum director apologises after comparing the city of Florence to a sex worker
Museum director Cecilie Hollberg has come under fire for comparing the city to a sex worker due to uncontrolled mass tourism.
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A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio for media-based attractions. [more...]
Clip 'n Climb

Clip ‘n Climb currently offers facility owners and investors more than 40 colourful and unique Cha [more...]
Polin Waterparks

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976. Polin has since grown into a leading company in the waterpa [more...]
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CATALOGUE GALLERY
+ More catalogues  
DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
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08-08 May 2024

Hospitality Design Conference

Hotel Melià , Milano , Italy
10-12 May 2024

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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