Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating (Based on 2540 reviews)
452 East Christmas Boulevard Santa Claus, IN 47579

Contact Information

(877) 463-2645
Cheetah Chase at Holiday World

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari offer two world-class parks for one low price. Plan for two or more days of family fun at the world’s first theme park! Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari is known for its friendly staff and clean park. Plus, these parks offer great value. Enjoy free soft drinks, free sunscreen, free parking, and free Wi-Fi.

The Thunderbird steel roller coaster launches riders from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds. Riders will love the loops and rolls, plus this breathtaking flight through the woods. And Holiday World features TIME Magazine’s choice for the #1 wooden roller coaster in the nation – The Voyage.

In addition, Splashin’ Safari is ranked as one of the nation’s Top 3 Water Parks by Plus, the water park includes the two longest water coasters in the world, numerous family water slides, two wave pools, and water activities for children.

Get ready to race your friends and family on the world’s first launched water coaster! The new Cheetah Chase will open in July 2020.

Safety Information for Summer 2020

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari has been recognized as the cleanest park in the world for two decades. The parks have a plan to keep guests as safe as possible during visits this year by enhancing safety and cleaning procedures, offering “Santatizer” stations, and a new virtual line system to help avoid crowded queues. Click here for more details from Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari.

Holiday World Tickets

In addition, a new ticket calendar is available. Guests should purchase tickets – valid for a specific date – in advance. There will be a set number of tickets sold each day. Guests with season passes are able to visit any day without a reservation. AnyDay tickets are not currently for sale. Purchase Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari tickets here.

This is a seasonal attraction. Splashin’ Safari is typically open in May through the first part of September and Holiday World is typically open May through the end of October. The park/parks are typically open weekends only from mid-August through the end of October. Find detailed park hours here.

Click here to see the hours of operation for local attractions and restaurants.

2020 Special Events

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 2540 reviews

Felt like a kid again

5 Reviewed 08-13-20

We are in our early 50’s and had the most fun going on all of the water slides. Be prepared to go up the stairs to go on the rides. The place was meticulously clean and safe! Read More

Always fun

5 Reviewed 08-11-20

The restrictions are a pain, but they weren't overly strict, which is appreciated. We would not have come if masks would have been required throughout. I think Holiday World has done a good job of... Read More

I expect more from HW, and COVID-19 is ruining this park’s stellar reputation. Close it down until next year, please!

1 Reviewed 08-10-20

Pre-COVID-19, Holiday World, formerly Santa Claus Land from my childhood, has always had a reputation that is incomparable to any other establishment like it. For decades, I’ve come to HW, multiple... Read More

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Holiday World Tickets

Find the best deals for Holiday World admission tickets through the parks’ online “Pick Your Price” tool. Utilize the calendar to find the best value. And remember, the earlier you visit, the more you save!

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