Holiday World construction update features Jungle Racer, other changes

Posted Monday, April 12, 2004 8:27 AM | Contributed by Paul Drabek

Work is continuing at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari for their 2004 season. Jungle Racer, Jungle Jets and a host of other park improvements are featured in a construction tour granted to

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Monday, April 12, 2004 9:14 AM
john peck's avatar Wonderful update there, Paul! Im looking forward to another wonderful season as well. I wonder if guests will be able to choose going headfirst or feet first on the Jungle Racer.
Monday, April 12, 2004 9:26 AM
John, it says on Paul's site that you will be going down head-first...
Monday, April 12, 2004 11:02 AM
john peck's avatar Yes, redman, I saw that, butI just wonder if he park will give you a chioce.
Monday, April 12, 2004 1:51 PM
I've never been to HW, but as far as the 'World's Friendliest Park' title for this news item, but after my recent, first trip to Dollywood, I don't know how a park could be more friendly.

I was surprised to find out HW isn't open in April.

Monday, April 12, 2004 4:30 PM
Yo Raptor Pilot,

Having been to Dollywood which is pretty friendly trust me Holiday World will still knock your socks off. Where else do you get free parking, free soft drinks, free sun screen and the matriarch of the park spends her time cleaning up and greeting the guests. That's why HW is voted the friendliest park year after year.

Have Fun!

Paul Drabek

Monday, April 12, 2004 5:07 PM
HW is looking great as usual. I can't wait to make it down there again.
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 11:55 AM
It's strictly head-first, belly down on Jungle Racer.

And actually, we built two new decks--the Smoking Area for the Christmas section is across from Kringle's Kafe and the Smoking Area for the Halloween section overlooks the Scarecrow Scrambler. We already had a smoking area in the 4th of July and in Splashin' Safari.

Right's SNOWING! Can't believe it! But we'll be ready for our May opening.

Paula Werne
Holiday World PR

Tuesday, April 13, 2004 11:15 PM
Snow in April, ahhhhh weather in the Midwest.

Have Fun!

Paul Drabek

Wednesday, April 14, 2004 9:26 PM
Snow on one day, 70 degrees and sunny the next. :)

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