Wonderla’s amusement park to open in Hyderabad soon

Wonderla’s amusement park to open in Hyderabad soon
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Wonderla Holidays Limited is all set to start India’s largest amusement park near the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The Rs 250 crore venture would be the most eco-friendly park as it promises to consume less electricity and water and has the capacity to internally generate 1MW of solar power.

Hyderabad: Wonderla Holidays Limited is all set to start India’s largest amusement park near the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The Rs 250 crore venture would be the most eco-friendly park as it promises to consume less electricity and water and has the capacity to internally generate 1MW of solar power.

Special attractions

  • Total 43 rides with 23 land rides
  • Space themed flying Theatre
  • 50-feet-high water sliding
  • Reversing Rollercoaster imported from Netherlands
  • First Park with RFID based transaction facility for easy payment

Wonderla Holidays Managing Director Arun K Chittilappilly said that the operations at the park would start from April 2 this year and they have a revenue target of Rs 65 crore during the first year of its operations. The company expects a foot-fall of seven lakh people this fiscal and aims to reach 10 lakh in the fourth year of operations, he added.

He further added that the park, built in Persian style, has a capacity to entertain over 10,000 people per day by the time of launch and has 43 various land and water rides to satisfy visitors of all age groups, besides having a space themed Flying Theatre that would give immense thrill to visitors.

He said that the amusement park in Hyderabad is its third Wonderla in the country and has been constructed with highest security standards. "It is the only park having ISO certification. The budgetary park would have fares of Rs. 900 to Rs 1,100 on weekdays and weekends respectively and launch offers would be available initially after launch," he said.

The park can run even in the absence of electricity. We will also be able to collect and recycle one crore litres of water and run for a month without water supply, he said. Wonderla's fourth park, being built at a cost of Rs 300 crore would start functioning in Chennai by 2018, he added.

He also said that the company has signed an MoU with the Andhra Pradesh government and is in process of identifying suitable location, preferably near the capital city of Amaravati for establishing another Wonderla. The park would also feature Maverick, Techno Jump, Space Jam, Equinox, Twin flip T-Rex, Termite coaster, Pirate ship, Sky wheel, Grand prix and Crazy cars and 18 water based attractions and two large wave pools.

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