WaterWorld Themed WaterPark is an Ancient Greek Themed Waterpark...read more
WaterWorld Themed WaterPark is an Ancient Greek Themed Waterpark located in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. It is one of the biggest themed water parks in Europe and it has more than 25 rides and attractions. The park operates a large selection of rides and attractions, food outlets, souvenir shops and other facilities. It has a long-standing reputation as Cyprus’s Number one Tourist Attraction and is frequently featured in the national media and international media. Operational since 1996, WaterWorld has been pronounced as one of the 12 best water parks in the world by CNN. The step-back in time look takes you into an ancient Greek mythological world, with an array of fountains, geezers, statues and columns! Location WaterWorld themed WaterPark is located on 18 Agia Thekla Road. Visible from the highway approximately 2km from the centre of Ayia Napa and 45 kilometers from Larnaca International Airport. The park is accessible from anywhere in Ayia Napa and Protaras via bus No 102. Public transport is also available from Larnaca via bus No 711. History The themed waterpark opened its doors for the first time in 1996. Since then it has become one of the most visited places in Cyprus with over four million visitors to date. The park is a member of the (World Waterpark Association) WWA and the (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) IAAPA. International Recongnition In 2015, WaterWorld Themed Waterpark picked up the Travelers’ Choice Award from Trip Advisor for three consecutive years. The water park was also featured on CNN Travel in 2013 as one of the 12 best water parks in the world and was recommended by Mirror Online in 2012 as one of the best water parks to visit. WaterWorld WaterPark has received 25 international awards from the World Waterpark Association, the European Waterpark Association and the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions for innovation and marketing. In 2004 WaterWorld Water park was the first company in Cyprus to be awarded these four certificates of competence in recognition of its high standards and has retained these certificates annually to date, namely: ISO 900:2008 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ISO 14001:2004 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OHSAS 1800:2007 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT ISO 22000:2005 FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Rides and Attractions WaterWorld Themed WaterPark has more than 25 rides and attractions. Aphrodith's Baths: An adults only pool with relaxing jets and bubble benches. Apollo's Plunge: An open flumed family slide suitable for all ages. Up to three riders twist and turn on a huge raft with a big splash into the pool below. Aeolos Whirlpool: A body slide that will propel you along a serpentine slide until you suddenly reach the global flume which will send you spinning round and round until you land in the pool below. Atlantis Activity Pool: On this attraction one has to battle their way across water pads and rolling logs, without falling down into the swimming pool; separate zones for adults and children. Chariot Chase: Try this four man race and see who is the fastest down the 70 meter long multi-slide. Danaides Waterworks: Children's Playground with various attractions, tipping buckets, geezers, water guns and games. Drop To Atlantis: This is the only slide of its kind in the world. Experience the sound and light effects inside the 3 man bullet which sends you speeding down the slide encountering the various drops and turns before splashing in the pool below. Minotaur's Labyrinth (The Big Wet Bubble): Consists of a large play splash pool for kids. The children have to climb their way up the wet and slippery bubble but once they reach the top they can slide right back down again. Pegasus Pool: The pool is with zero depth entry which makes it perfect for small children to play when accompanied by parents. Phaeton's Flume: Transparent body slide for one person. Poseidon's Wave Pool: The biggest wave pool in Europe stretches over an incredible 3000 square meters. The wave is activated every hour, listen out for the siren signal. River Odyssey: Enjoy the pure indulgence of relaxation as you float around the laziest attraction in the park, the long, winding lazy river and encounter Cyclops the one eyed monster and the monster of Silla. Serpentine Slides: Consists of three slides. Titan: A two person raft ride winding through a dark covered tube. Medusa: Is a single person raft ride again through a covered dark slide. Hydra: Is a single person body slide preferably enjoyed hands back and laying down. The fall of Icarus: The world’s first Boomerango slide sends you down the steep hair-raising slide before sending you back up towards the sun in a two person bullet tube. The Quest of Heracles: Two intertwining extreme body slides that shoot you down at high speeds as you simultaneously race exiting the snakes’ head at the bottom. Trojan Adventure: Multi-level interactive playground area for children, featuring small slides, water pistols, and several other games. Zephyr's Breeze Zeus Kamikaze Slides (Thunderbolt and Lighting): Located side by side, Thunderbolt contains sharp twists and a steep drop. The lightning slide is an almost vertical drop and at 60 feet high is not for the faint hearted. Food and Beverage Spots Athena's Ice Cream Parlour: Located on the wave pool beach in the center of the park you can choose from a variety of ice creams, smoothies and donuts. Dionysos Temple: Self-service restaurant located in the center of the park, catering for all tastes from salads to spaghetti, meatballs, curries, local specialties and more. Homer's Burger Palace (Fast Food): Offers a full range of quality fast foods, from traditional hamburgers and french fries to chicken nuggets, veggie burgers, hot dogs and children's happy meals. Minotaur's Pizza: Offers variety of pizzas, salads and cold drinks. There is a children's area next to it. Poseidon's Creperie: Variety of sweet or savoury crepes prepared in front of the customers. Located next to Poseidon's wave pool. Other Facilities Midas Gift Shop: In the gift shop, one can find a variety of WaterWorld souvenirs ranging from towels, baseball caps, mugs, money boxes and more. Shoppers can also find anything else they may have forgotten at home like: swimwear, flip flops and specially designed waterpark themed leisure wear. Photo Outlet: Here You can buy images of yourself your friends or family whilst enjoying the activities at Waterworld Themed Waterpark.