Cartoon Network water park to rise in Bang Saray
Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific has announced plans for the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park in Bang Saray, a tourist destination 20 kilometres south of Pattaya.
The first phase of the project, Cartoon Network Amazone, is being
developed with the local Amazon Falls Co and will open next year.
The water park is being built on 35 rai at a cost of 1 billion baht. It will feature a lush Amazon rainforest and cartoon heroes like Ben 10, the Powerpuff Girls and Johnny Bravo.
Attractions will include a giant wave pool, a winding adventure river, speed-racing slides, family raft rides and one of the world’s largest interactive water-play fortresses.
When fully operational, the park is expected to attract 800,000 visitors a year, said Sunny Saha, a senior vice-president and managing director of Turner Broadcasting System Asia-Pacific.
The water park site is a 15-minute drive from South Pattaya.
“We are very proud to have Thailand as the spectacular backdrop for the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park,” said Mr Saha.
“Thailand’s reputation as the Land of Smiles and perfect weather will ensure a memorable visit for guests of all ages.”
Liakat Dhanji, Amazon Falls’ chairman, said the Cartoon…
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