Dells merger creates water and theme park hotel complex

Posted Friday, October 22, 2004 9:26 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Treasure Island Waterpark Resort and Family Land Waterpark, both owned by Jim Mattei, and Big Chief's Mt. Olympus Theme Park will merge into one entity called Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park. The owners said the merged entity will become the largest property in the Wisconsin Dells area in terms of amenities offered.

Read more from The Milwaukee Business Journal.

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Friday, October 22, 2004 4:08 PM
No one has anything to say? Then I'll say it, sounds great, can't wait. I hope they can pull it off successfully, best of luck to Mt. Olympus.
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Friday, October 22, 2004 7:00 PM
I will see it next year. I also can't wait!

-Tina

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Friday, October 22, 2004 8:56 PM
I think that is a creative approach to have the admission price included in the room rate. nice marketing technique.
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Friday, October 22, 2004 11:35 PM
This is good news. Now, lets just hope they leave that miserable Top Secret attraction behind.
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Tuesday, October 26, 2004 11:00 AM
The article and synopsis are a little confusing. Treasure Island and Family Land are not two separate waterparks. Treasure Island Waterpark Resort comprises Family Land (an outdoor waterpark), Bay of Dreams (an indoor waterpark) and a hotel.

Treasure Island

I hadn't heard much about Treasure Island before; Noah's Ark and Kalahari seem to get all the notoriety in the Dells. But, according to the website TI is the (self proclaimed) largest waterpark resort in America. This merger creates a pretty substantial amusement park/resort. I'm looking forward to visiting the new complex during the ACE convention next year.

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Thursday, October 28, 2004 12:24 AM
Noah's Ark is a waterpark, not a hotel actually. I'm interested, as a local, to see what kinds of water rides they are going to add in next year. Do you think they'll have some kind of shuttle between the two parks?
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Monday, November 1, 2004 10:25 AM
I never said Noah's Ark was a hotel. As far as waterparks go, Noah's Ark is the one I hear about most in the Dells, and when talking about indoor resorts, Kalahari is the one that is most often mentioned.
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