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Wild Adventures announces water park expansion

By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Visitors will enjoy more thrills when they go to splash around at Wild Adventures next year.

The park plans a $4 million water park expansion that includes big-time water slides and private cabanas.

As summer winds down, Splash Island water park is still open at Wild Adventures and the park is looking forward to next year with a $4 million expansion.

"The two new attractions will be large slides that accommodate family size rafts so up to five guests can get inside and have more family adventures," said Wild Adventures Spokesperson Micha Hogan.

Hogan says one slide is a triple drop experience while the other has twists and turns through raging rapids.

They're also adding private VIP cabanas. The new attractions will expand the water park three acres branching out from the area next to the wave pool.

The Wahee Cyclone is the most recent addition to the water park. It's been open for two seasons and already the park is adding more water attractions to Splash Island.

"Folks love water features so it's an awesome way for that park to really enhance it's ability to attract even more people and give them an exciting experience," said the Valdosta Lowndes County Convention Center Interim Executive Director Michael Jetter.

Jetter says the park a great asset to the area.

"When they come and stay for Wild Adventures they also come and stay for more hotel rooms more nights and also see some more great attractions and features that we have here in Lowndes County," said Jetter.

The park says the new additions are a great way to celebrate it's 15th anniversary next year. It all started as a petting zoo and has grown to area's largest tourist attraction.

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