Palace Entertainment has announced the acquisition of Noah’s Ark waterpark, America’s largest water attraction, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The Festival Fun Parks firm said today that the purchase of the popular waterpark is now complete and is a welcome addition to the Palace Entertainment brand.
“We are very happy to be adding such an iconic water park to Palace’s array of family parks across the nation. We understand how important this park is within the Wisconsin Dells community, and we are dedicated to enhancing the Noah’s Ark brand, ” Palace said in a statement.
Noah’s Ark is a hugely popular water park located in what is colloquially known as the “water park capital of the world”. The attraction is set over 70 acres and features 51 water rides including two water pools, two lazy rivers and numerous waterslides.
Noah’s Ark has the largest variety of water rides in the US including Black Anaconda, billed as the most thrilling watercoasters to be found in the country. The attraction also boasts two hotels with over 300 rooms and has been billed as “THE place for water in the Midwest” by The Travel Channel and the number one family destination in America by TripAdvisor.com.
Fernando Eiroa, Palace Entertainment’s President and CEO, comments: “We are very happy to be adding such an iconic water park to Palace’s array of family parks across the nation. We understand how important this park is within the Wisconsin Dells community, and we are dedicated to enhancing the Noah’s Ark brand. We look forward to meeting our new neighbors and community leaders and forging lasting relationships and partnerships.”
Palace Entertainment has parks in 11 states and is one of the leading entertainment park operators in the United States. The company has a wide range of attractions including waterparks, roller coasters, Ferris wheels and much more to offer guests old and young.
“When we considered the sale of the park, we were excited that a company such as Palace, with so much experience in Water Parks, Theme Parks, Animal Parks and Family Entertainment Centers, would come to this area, ” Tim Gantz, one of Noah’s Ark’s previous owners stated.
Over 13 million guests a year spend their leisure time at Palace Entertainment parks, many of them families attracted by the company’s commitment to providing affordable family-orientated attractions.
“We look forward to the future success of Noah’s Ark, its employees, and see this as a positive move for the area as a whole, ” said former co-owner Dan Gantz.