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Waterparks: Schlitterbahn Announces World’s First AquaQuest Interactive Water Adventure, Grand Opening This Friday, August 7 at 10 a.m.


Aqua Kingdoms, LLC presents Pirate’s Plunder, a new and innovative live-action waterpark treasure hunt game experience 

Be the first to set sail and play a new live-action interactive water adventure, the Pirate’s Plunder. The award-winning creators of MagicQuest™ are introducing a new prototype waterpark game experience at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, New Braunfels.

AquaQuest, is an adaptation of the MagiQuest game technology brought to life at Schlitterbahn’s unique waterpark experience. Using an AquaGlove, guests can activate various themed water effects, complete whimsical quests and earn points as they navigate through various park attractions while exploring the waterpark.

The Pirate’s Plunder treasure hunt game takes guests on five unique quests in search of the mysterious ruby-red crystal, buried long ago by Red Eye the Pirate, and hidden deep within the adventure. Along the way, treasure hunters encounter surprising water-filled traps and chests filled with gold, as they test their skills and earn their place as a Master Treasure Hunter.

"We are excited to test this new prototype AquaQuest experience this summer at Schlitterbahn, " explained Carin Brown, Aqua Kingdoms’ president. "We’ve combined state-of-the art water effects, wireless technology and waterproof infrared AquaGloves to offer families the next generation of live-action waterpark gaming adventures."

"We have a long history of introducing world’s firsts, so we are proud to partner with Aqua Kingdoms to test this new innovative experience, " mentioned Darren Hill, general manager for Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort. "I can’t wait to see our guest reaction as they search for hidden treasure around the park."

Visiting park guests can enjoy the game for a $5 per game additional charge, plus tax. Pirate’s Plunder will operate through the end of the park’s summer season, September 20.

Discounted season passes and park tickets are available at Day passes are $40.99 for general admission and $32.99 for children, ages 3 – 11 and seniors 55 years or older. Taxes are not included in the ticket prices. Parking is FREE! Operating hours, dates and attraction availability are subject to change.

Schlitterbahn Background

Family-owned and operated, Schlitterbahn Waterparks has been a leader in family water entertainment since 1979. The company operates three parks in Texas, all of which offer family amenities that include free parking and free inner tubes. Guests are also welcome to bring a family picnic basket, excluding alcohol and glass containers, into the parks.

The 65-acre Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort features more than 40 family attractions and 238 overnight accommodations. Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort has been voted the world’s best waterpark for 11 consecutive years by the readers of Amusement Today industry magazine is ranked as the most popular summertime waterpark in the United States and has been rated the number one waterpark in the world by the Travel Channel.

Aqua Kingdoms Background

A recently introduced subsidiary of Creative Kingdoms, LLC, creators of the wildly-popular MagiQuest, Aqua Kingdoms, LLC is an aquatic products and attractions company focused on developing innovative and interactive water play experiences. Currently, their efforts are focused on three product lines: Kinetic Ball Water Play, the Cannonball and AquaQuest.

Creative Kingdoms was co-founded in 1999 by award winning industry veterans Denise Weston, Rick Briggs, Jonathan Barney and Fred Frantz with a powerful goal in mind – to invent new patented technologies that bring families out of the house and into your facility by putting the "magic" literally into the hands of people around the world.

See also:
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New Schlitterbahn Waterpark Reveals 24 Slides and Attractions for 2009 Inaugural Season 
Schlitterbahn Announces Construction Tour and First World-Class Waterpark Attraction!

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