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WhiteWater explains unique Cirque du Soleil waterpark concept


WhiteWater has revealed more details about the unique waterpark concept it is developing with Cirque du Soleil: water play by day, live entertainment by night.

At the IAAPA Attractions Expo last month, WhiteWater announced an exciting new partnership with the leading live entertainment company. The waterpark and water attractions specialist plans to fuse its expertise with Cirque du Soleil’s “mind-bending artistry” to bring something new to the market. The concepts the two parties are proposing can be implemented in both new and existing waterparks.

A high dive attraction by day

In the day, guests will enjoy a range of thrilling and innovative waterslides, rides and attractions. After dark, they’ll have the chance to experience a completely transformed environment as the waterpark morphs into a festival-like celebration of music, specialty food and drinks, and picturesque illuminated trails.

The same high dive attraction as above – brought to life by Cirque du Soleil after dark

A programme of 15-minute shows will take place against the very same attractions that guests were riding in the day. These breathtaking productions will feature Cirque du Soleil performers.

Maximise your assets

In creating the concept, Cirque and WhiteWater are striving to keep in mind both the guests and the park operators. Performed several times each evening, audiences will be able to choose which performances they’d like to enjoy in what order. Meanwhile the extended operating hours this provides using the park’s existing infrastructure will help operators maximise revenue from their assets.

Themed waterslides by day

In conclusion, says WhiteWater, the concept is “the ideal anchor for premium global destinations as it seamlessly complements hospitality, retail and resort venues which welcome guests at all hours of the day.”

Show stage by night
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Owen Ralph

Owen Ralph

As a Lead Features Writer for blooloop, Owen brings with him two decades of experience covering the amusement and attractions industry for trade publications, including World’s Fair, Coinslot International, Kirmes & Park Revue and Park World, where he spent 15 years as Editor. He is currently a member of the IAAPA EMEA Education Subcommittee.

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