Worlds First Cartoon Network Waterpark Opens on October 3
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Bang Saray, Thailand (1 October, 2014) – Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed waterpark, will open its doors to the general public on Friday, October 3, 2014.
This one-of-a-kind and first-in-the-world waterpark features 30 breathtaking state-of-the-art water rides and slides, live Cartoon Network entertainment shows, mascot meet and greets, thrills attractions and interactive water play fun for the entire family.
“What sets Cartoon Network Amazone apart from any waterpark in the world is that this is the new home away from home of Cartoon Network’s beloved heroes such as The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Adventure Time and the only place where our fans can do meet and greets with their favorite characters every day while they enjoy our live shows. We made a decision from day one that this park would be a “daycation” destination – an attraction like no other in Thailand or in Asia. A place where music and live entertainment with Cartoon Network characters would be equally as important as the water attractions,” said Liakat Dhanji, Chairman of Amazon Falls Co. Ltd., the owner and developer of the park.
Located less than 20 minutes from Pattaya City, Thailand and only 90 minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand’s newest and largest international waterpark will initially admit up to 1,000 visitors per day in October to ensure that the intended customer experience is successfully delivered as the park continues to fine-tune operations. The park admittance capacity will gradually be raised in November to meet with anticipated high season demands from tourists and local Thai visitors and will open daily from 10am-6pm all year round.
“Turner International is very proud that the world’s first Cartoon Network themed waterpark opens here in Asia, in Bang Saray, Thailand. The park truly enables millions of Cartoon Network fans in Thailand, around Asia Pacific and the world to experience the brand they love so much in another unique way,” said Ricky Ow, President, Turner International Asia Pacific. “With the opening of the Park, Thailand becomes a model market for our Kids brands with Cartoon Network enjoying double-digit audience growth on the TrueVisions platform, Toonami’s strong appeal amongst boys and Boomerang being the dominant No. 1 CabSat TV kids channel in the market place.”
About Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. creates and distributes award-winning brands throughout the Asia Pacific region and beyond. A leader in the television and media business, it runs pay- and free-TV channels, as well as Internet-based services, including 45 channels in 13 languages in 38 countries throughout Asia Pacific. Turner's leading brands in the region include CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Cartoonito, Boomerang, POGO, Toonami, WarnerTV, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, WB, MondoTV and TABI Channel. In addition, Turner is also the exclusive distributor of HBO, HBO Hits HD and HBO Defined HD in South Asia. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. is a Time Warner company.
About Cartoon Network Amazone
Cartoon Network Amazone is Cartoon Network’s first and only fully-branded waterpark. Located in Bang Saray, 15 kilometres south of Pattaya on the Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard, the development comprises 10 themed entertainment zones spanning a generous 35 rai (14 acres), each one offering an array of exhilarating water coasters and attractions. The waterpark also features captivating live and multimedia entertainment that incorporates the latest in interactive technology – bringing fans of Cartoon Network closer to their favorite characters than ever before. Cartoon Network Amazone takes its theme from the lush Amazon Rainforest while infusing the world’s most popular animated series and cartoon heroes including Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and The Amazing World of Gumball. Cartoon Network Amazone is developed by Thailand-based attractions developer Amazon Falls Co. Ltd. under license from Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc.
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Thailand’s first international water theme park, the Cartoon Network Amazone waterpark features multiple attractions the whole family can enjoy, including:
Experience the perfect surf wave with our team of flowrider instructors as they teach beginners and intermediate riders new tricks and spins while our resident DJ plays the latest music hits – waves roll out at 35 mph, moving 30,000 gallons of water per minute. We’re doubling the fun year round with our very own dual flowrider which can take 2 surfers at a time.
Humungaslide! Roaring Super Slide opens in the Omniverse Zone
Thrill seekers will want to ride this one of a kind attraction as it propels guests down and around spins and thrusts dual riders into the mouth of the Humungasaur where he roars – and blasts you into a splashtacular finish! But that’s not all – guests can experience many more exciting attractions such as Goop Loop, Intergalactic Racers, Alien Attack! and the XLR8tor.
Finn joins Jake in Adventure Zone!
Your favorite Adventure Time hero Finn finally finds his new home away from home in Jake Jump where the best buddies will be together forever in Adventure Zone! Don’t forget to also try out Johnny Bravo’s Banana Spin and Rainfall Rainicorn’s super slider…
Families and friends can set afloat on around the 3,650-foot-long lazy river, set amongst their favorite Cartoon Network heroes, flowering vegetation and palm trees.
What better way to cool off in the warm tropical weather than to ride the gentle waves at Mega Wave – this is the perfect family attraction where everyone can enjoy themselves all day long.
Cartoonival – The Ultimate Kid’s Water Playground
Join your favorite Cartoon Network characters ranging from Dexter’s Laboratory, The Amazing World of Gumball, Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Courage the Cowardly Dog, and many more characters as this one of a kind interactive playground with various lengths, heights and types of 9 slides offer something different for every member of the family. Guests can wade in the surrounding pool and be splashed and soaked happily with 2 huge buckets of water from Four Arms and Omnitrix.
Guests can also enjoy a vast assortment of delicious meals at Foodville where guests can enjoy cuisine from Japanese dishes, gourmet burgers, Thai and Asian cuisine or rent out a private space in your own Cabana.